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Founded in 1975, Rock and Soul is one of New York City's longest standing independent record stores, and is among the oldest and most famous DJ shops in the world.

We're proud to have served industry legends and pioneers like Grandmaster Caz, Grandmaster Flash, Kool Herc, DJ Red Alert, Grand Wizard Theodore, Tony Touch, DJ Skribble and so many others. Many of them continue to visit us, and even perform at our live events.

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We're a family-owned store driven by an overwhelming sense of community and a shared love of music, expression and creativity.

From in-store demos, events and performances (join our free DJ Events list)... to DJ classes and workshops... to customer driven "DJ Fridays"...  and of course, a wide selection of DJ, recording, and production equipment, our goal is to promote the growth of the industry and to help DJs, producers, and music lovers all over the world pursue their passion.

No matter what you're looking for, we will bend over backwards to ensure your satisfaction and to get you the best prices possible!

If you don't see something on our website, please call us at 212-695-3953 or 1-800-513-1360! Chances are we have it and are almost always able to offer a better price than on our site anyway (companies just won't let us advertise for less)!

We're an authorized dealer for everything we sell, so you'll always be protected by the manufacturer's full warranty.

Thanks so much for your interest in Rock and Soul, and if you're ever in our neighborhood please stop by and see us!

The Rock & Soul Family