Carolina Soul Records


117 E Main St
Durham, NC 27701
Phone: (919) 908-6620
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Carolina Soul Records

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Photo of Moif Moif
May 14, 2019 5

This is my favorite record store in RDU. I will outright say that Carolina Soul has the most reasonable prices of any store (we all know what a Beatles album should cost). They have a wonderful selection of jazz, soul, and a lot of niche genres that you don't find in a lot of places. They are extremely organized, and each record has been placed in a plastic sleeve - or at least the "upper shelf" ones that aren't $1. All of the employees are very helpful and recognize me. I suppose not many people request 10cc albums, though. I'm thankful to have a great shop so close by and one that seems to be tailored to my taste in vinyl.

Photo of Steven Rush Steven Rush
May 13, 2019 4

Mainly Used Records, but a few fine new selections to pick through. Proprietors have exquisite taste on choosing quality, and fill the bins respectfully. You will Not leave empty~handed!!!

Photo of Keith Davis Keith Davis
May 4, 2019 5

Great vibes, a record collector's dream, but also a great place to thumb through the $1 bins to find treasures. A Durham institution!

Photo of Mark Rogers Mark Rogers
Jan 10, 2019 1

Jason came to my house last year and started looking at my huge 45 collection. He was looking at them so fast that he ripped and bent several over a hundred of my records. I have most likely the best collection in N.C. There was no respect for my collection. Do not let them come to your house. I am not pleased.

Photo of David McIntee David McIntee
Nov 17, 2018 5

Very nice store. Simple, yet well organized. Lots of dollar priced records for the bargain hunter and many value-graded items coming a range of genres. Prices and grading are quite fair. Owner was very conversant. They also have an eBay store coming from this location. I recommend stopping in while in Durham. I'll be returning.

Photo of Brant Stalzer Brant Stalzer
Jun 30, 2019 5

The laid back, helpful vinyl shopping experience with a decent in-store selection and good number of gems cataloged on discogs. Fair prices.