Last Shop StandingI’ve been reading the amusing, and in many respects tragic book Last Store Standing which is about the decline in the music industry and particularly the once fabulous Independent Record Stores. Below is a list of stores mentioned in the book that have their own websites, so music fans who want to help support the indie stores can provide them with our patronage.

The stores mentioned, that I know and have visited include

Store’s Mentioned I don’t know:

In the checking of the sites, it looks as though a few more stores may have said farewell given that their web sites no longer respond.

Not mentioned in the book, but also brilliant:

Book’s website –


If you want to check the book out yourself – then visit one of the above indie record shops. Or if you need Amazon, then go here.