08 Jun Short Store Stories: Paul’s Boutique Record Store, Kraków, Poland
Short Store Stories: Paul’s Boutique Record Store, Kraków, Poland
Short Store Stories is a new project showcasing and cherishing independent record stores and their photos and stories from all over the globe. This week we are featuring Paul’s Boutique Record Store in Kraków, Poland. Do you know a record store you would like to see featured on #vinyloftheday? Send a few words about it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Name of the store: Paul’s Boutique Record Store (brick & mortar) and a web shop – starting in second part of 2018, see the links below
Location: Kraków (Cracow), Miodowa 4 Street and Katowice Rondo im. gen. Jerzego Ziętka 1
Kraków: Monday – Friday 12:00 – 20:00, Saturday 11:00 – 17:00
Katowice: Monday – Friday 11:00 – 19:00 Saturday – Sunday 11:00 – 18:00
Tell us a bit about your store, How long does it exist? And what sparked the idea to open it – is there any particular story behind it?
The record store exists now almost 2 years, and we opened since we had too many records at home 😊
Which genres do you offer/ do you specialize in certain genres? We offer records of various styles – from Miles Davis to Aphex Twin.
What was the most awkward/funny request you have ever received?
We once had a customer asking about Polish rock with flute – similar to Jethro Tull.
Once we found a Time magazine with an article about Dave Brubeck from 1954 in a Dave Brubeck record.
What is currently one of your most valuable/ sought-after record on your wall?
German prog rock – Odin (self titled) from 1972.
Please name 1-3 current staff favorites/ recommended records:
EABS – Repetitions (Astigmatic Records)
So Flow – Parallels (Audio Cave)
Tricky – Pre-Millenium Tension (4th & Broadway)
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