The NY Times has a great slideshow and piece by Michael Wilson touring the Vinyl shops remained in East Village which still hosts the most arty and musical scene in NYC.RB
Other Music, 15 East Fourth Street, (212) 477-8150.
Indie rock, classic rock, what we call, Jazz, soul, reggae
Norman’s Sound and Vision on 67 Cooper Square, (212) 473-6599/
Rockit Scientist, 33 St. Marks Place, (212) 242-0066
Academy Records, 415 East 12th Street, (212) 780-9166,
classical and jazz music