Michelle Records in Hamburg is the institution when it comes to vinyl and music off the beaten track.
Michelle Records has been supplying its customers with vinyl since 1977 and can justifiably be called an Institution in Hamburg. The well-stocked shop in the city centre fills its shelves with the most interesting new releases on records and CDs, sometimes even with a recommendation from the staff, second-hand records, DVDs and a few books about music are for sale. Hamburg labels have their own specialty, the range of products runs from electronics to jazz to indie across the genres. The shop is particularly well frequented on Saturdays, but it also gets crowded when musical attendance is announced: In the shop window of the has seen performances by the Go-Betweens, Nada Surf and Calexico.