High Fidelity Records – 59b Merrick Rd., Amityville, (Long Island) New York 11701
On the recommendation of a couple of well-informed fellows, I took a trip to the South Shore to visit High Fidelity Records. The trip was well worth it, as the store, opened in August 2005, is well-stocked with vinyl of all genres. Prices were reasonable, and the staff friendly. Highly recommended for an excellent record shopping experience. It has a listening station so you can try before you buy.
As I’m interested at present in buying records that have come out in the last 20 years that was my focus – I bought first presses of Neutral Milk Hotel’s In An Aeroplane Over the Sea, Yo La Tengo’s I Can Hear The Heart Beat As One, Alabama Shakes Boys & Girls, and the Strokes Room On Fire. Also got some old stuff, including a blues comp Copulatin Blues. I’ve been several times, and always found good records.
You’ll find some pictures of the store below, as well as of Marc Sendik the owner/manager.