Based in: Shanghai, CHINA
(2011 ~ present)
Uptown is a Shanghai-based record store that focuses on vinyl. They carry everything from rock to electronic to disco/funk/soul, and have an impressive selection of both new and used records. In addition to international artists, Uptown stocks CDs and vinyl from local Chinese acts of all styles. They also host in-store performances by local touring musicians along with other events in collaboration with local fashion and music vendors. Uptown is working to help local artists release their music on vinyl while raising awareness of vinyl culture within China.
115 PingWu Lu (at Xingfu Lu), Basement