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Dope Jams

580 Myrtle Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11205 40.693 -73.961
nr. Classon Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-622-7977 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range
  • Products & Services: Books, CDs/Records, DVDs/Videos
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Official Website

dopejams.net

Hours

Tue-Sat, noon-9pm; Sun, noon-7pm; Mon, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

G at Classon Ave.

Payment Methods

Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CDs/Records
  • DVDs/Videos

Profile

This record shop is a destination for D.J.'s and dance-music aficionados, specializing in limited-release twelve-inch singles of underground electronic music. The constantly changing selection is organized by label and broken down into genres like classic house, techno, and disco. Used and new CDs and LPs are sectioned off in categories like jazz, soul, hip-hop, and kraut-rock. A fully equipped D.J. booth perches on the back wall, ready for occasional special events and in-store parties. During business hours, it serves as an amped-up listening station, pumping music through four enormous custom-built speakers suspended from the ceiling; a more private demo area is available in the store's back room. Incense is always ablaze and available for sale, alongside books on “magick” and the occult (as co-owner Francis Englehardt explains, "Music is magical.") Everything is available on the shop’s a detailed website as well, which features recommendations and a monthly list of the store's top sellers.

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