4. Stranded Records: Good quality high-end collectibles

Stranded Records of the East Village has a wide variety of merchandise spanning genres and prices. With a huge selection of Jazz, Soul, Rock, Funk, Disco, Rap, House with stuff from Africa to Brazil to Latin America the Caribbean and all over, what owner Jonathan Sklute is best known for are the more expensive records. The variety at Stranded Records extends to their collection of rarities in tip-top collectable condition. If that’s not your thing though, there are also dollar crates to sift through for some great finds.