The best NYC bars for listening to vintage records

The best NYC bars for listening to vintage records

November 23, 2019

Shhh, we’re drinking here.

Listening Bars, a Japanese import where guests enjoy old records on high-end or vintage stereo systems, have seen a renaissance in New York. Ariel Arce, owner of four nightlife spots including Tokyo Listening Bar in the West Village says, “It’s a space where people can enjoy music communally.”

She says the low-tech option appeals to a new breed obsessed with quality: “We’re a generation of people that are excited about having something that’s excellent, and made well, and vinyl is the pinnacle of that.”

Here’s a look at five of the city’s popular vinyl-obsessed venues.

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