Grimey's New & Preloved Music

If your only references for culty indie music shops are Empire Records and High Fidelity, you need to visit this beloved store, jam-packed with thousands of LPs and staffed by hardcore music nerds (sans Rex Manning).

1604 Eighth Ave. S., 615-254-4801, grimeys​.com

 

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