Independent record stores

Customers sort through records at Looney Tunes in

(Credit: Newsday photo/ James Carbone)

Where can a music lover go to browse through racks, touch actual discs, talk to human beings and partake in other old-fashioned activities? Here are some local independent record stores.

--Compiled by Rafer Guzman and Kevin Amorim

  • Maureen Ditata of Rockville Centre gets help from

    CD Island Shopping, Music store 228 Merrick Rd. Rockville Centre You'll find an assortment of music -- new and used -- as well as a ...

  • Located on Merrick Road.

    High Fidelity Records & CDs Music store 59B Merrick Rd. Amityville Tons of cheap vinyl, discs and collectibles, but also something for the rock chick who ...

  • Located in Massapequa Park, NY.

    Infinity Records Shopping, Music store 510 Park Blvd. Massapequa Park Independent record store, which buys and sells used CDs, LPs and stereo equipment. ...

  • A customer browses through vinyl at Looney Tunes.

    Looney Tunes Music store 31 Brookvale Ave. West Babylon Re-opened this December with 30 percent more discs, a bigger selection of vinyl, a 16-foot ...

  • Stewart Goldberg, owner of Mr. Cheapo CD &

    Mr. Cheapo CD & Record Exchange 46 Jericho Tpke. (in the Mayfair Shopping Center) Commack There's a lot here. It's cramped and packed with everything - T-shirts, posters, stickers, vinyl ...

  • Stuart Goldberg, 62, of Commack, has been running

    Mr. Cheapo CD & Record Exchange Music store 134 Jericho Tpke. Mineola There's a lot here. It's cramped and packed with everything - T-shirts, posters, stickers, vinyl ...

  • At the sales counter, owner and audiofile John

    Long Island Vinyl Exchange Shopping, Music store 275 Larkfield Rd. East Northport Independent record store with bins of records and CDs. ...

  • Inside Record Stop

    Record Stop 279 Portion Rd. Lake Ronkonkoma Huge Beatles collection, lots of dirty-finger vinyl, CDs and collectibles. ...

  • Cliff Fenster, manager of Soundtraks, stands behind the

    Soundtraks 356 New York Ave. Huntington There's new stuff, old stuff, used stuff, local stuff. Cool place, cool people. ...

  • Utopia in Hicksville. (Dec. 18, 2012)

    Utopia Shoes, Jewelry, Lingerie, Teen, Men's clothing, Women's clothing 3 Newbridge Rd. Hicksville This retail store sells eclectic fashions and club clothes, body jewelry, hookahs and tobacco paraphernalia. ...

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