Re-discover the joy of shopping for vinyl! Enjoy a coffee or a beer while you look through the records, try some out and discover new music and old classics.
We stock new releases and re-issues from all the major labels as well as the majority of established independent labels spanning rock, jazz, electronic, folk, world. We also have a smaller range of second hand records.
When are you open?
We’re open Tuesday – Saturday 11am – 11pm.
On days when we have evening shows the shop is closed during the performances.
Do you sell turntables?
Yes, we stock GPO Retro, Lenco, Mixars and Technic turntables as well as a range of record cases and other accessories.
Do you buy records/accept donations?
Yes, send us an email to hello(at)ventnorexchange.co.uk with as much information as you can, or pop into the Exchange with a list or some samples and we can give you a price. Records need to be in a good condition and with a few exceptions we’re don’t take classical albums.
Do you sell records online?
We’ve just launched an online store which you can view here. Orders can be picked up in store or we can deliver anywhere in the UK.
Do you have any music/culture magazines?
We stock a range of free music magazines to take away including DIY and Crack Magazine. We also subscribe to a range of others so there are copies available to read in the Exchange or borrow. These include Huck, Little White Lies and So Young Magazine.
Do you take part in Record Store Day?
Sure do! We are the only official RSD store on the Isle of Wight and it’s always a very special day hosted each April. Alongside the limited releases we host a big programme of live music and our famous Music Quiz!