Posted in music | venues on July 19, 2011

Co-op 87

Kemado/Mexican Summer opened Co-op 87 in October 2009 to to sell their own records and others from local labels like Captured Tracks, Rvng, Minimal Wave, and Group Tightener. The store has now expanded. In their words...

While the shop was a great experience, it was time to expand the opportunity to create a space that not only carried our labels and friends, but also to be a major source of used collector pieces, rarities, concert bootlegs at great prices.

We give you, the new, irreverent, mighty record head-filled haunt: CO-OP 87-redone and waiting to be dug into with lasting hang power.

With the help of- Mike Sniper, Keith Abrahamsson, and Mike Catalano (credits including running the local record labels Mexican Summer and Captured Tracks, as well as formerly operating shops like Academy Records in Brooklyn) the relaunch of CO-OP 87 has been a grand curation. Using taste and experience they've warped the space into a true record buying destination. Starting with donations from major album collectors and estate sales all over the country, Co-Op 87 is a sweet addition to an ever growing neighborhood, filled with an oasis of handpicked vinyl ranging from all genres and time.

Yay for a record store opening instead of closing. Co-op 87, at 87 Guernsey in Brooklyn, NY, is open Monday-Saturday 11AM-7PM and Sunday 12PM-7PM.



Comments (8)

glad to see this up and running! love Mike, dude knows how a record store should operate.

Posted by brian | July 19, 2011 11:06 AM

Slacked on checking it out before, but shall make a point to now.

Posted by Anonymous | July 19, 2011 11:23 AM

I love walking around record stores looking for new things to download at home.

Posted by Anonymous | July 19, 2011 11:30 AM

So do I.

Posted by Anonymous | July 19, 2011 12:11 PM

Downloading music ain't cool if you don't buy the album later on. The creators of music need to get thier hummus too ya know.

Posted by Anonymous | July 19, 2011 1:07 PM

spotify is awesome

Posted by Anonymous | July 19, 2011 1:37 PM

have fun listening to your download. I just downloaded a huge one, I ate some beans and peaches yesterday...

Posted by nygrump | July 19, 2011 1:49 PM

Great little shop - I went there last week and picked up some nice stuff. Those guys know what they're doing. Best of luck to them!

Posted by Anonymous | July 19, 2011 3:15 PM

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