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Square Records

Square Records an independent record shop in Akron, OH specializing in new music, be it overexposed or nearly unknown. used records from all eras and genres.

Operating as usual

Open for some rare Sunday hours today. 12-4. Come pick up that Albert Ayler RSD box you were sleeping on.
04/24/2022

Open for some rare Sunday hours today. 12-4. Come pick up that Albert Ayler RSD box you were sleeping on.

We open at 9AM for @recordstoredayus tomorrow. We know many of you will be getting here a little earlier than that, so c...
04/22/2022

We open at 9AM for @recordstoredayus tomorrow. We know many of you will be getting here a little earlier than that, so coffee will be provided while you wait. Thanks so much to the unparalleled Angel Falls Coffee Company for providing. Also get here early to grab one of these free buttons made by our pal @350125.go There are plenty to go around but a couple of these designs are pretty limited.

RSD week (ish) hours. Please note some wild deviations from the normal schedule.
04/20/2022

RSD week (ish) hours. Please note some wild deviations from the normal schedule.

Some new ones. And lots of back in stocks for the weekend
04/16/2022

Some new ones. And lots of back in stocks for the weekend

Some recent restocks of note
04/07/2022

Some recent restocks of note

last day of the 20% off sale. all used items are 1/5th off the marked price. still some gems to be had
04/02/2022

last day of the 20% off sale. all used items are 1/5th off the marked price. still some gems to be had

We’ve got big plans for April. But before we get started, help us clear some space. All used records and CDs are 20% off...
04/01/2022

We’ve got big plans for April. But before we get started, help us clear some space. All used records and CDs are 20% off today and tomorrow. Starting next week we will be loading up the bins with a lot of new vinyl (plenty of rare items.) It all leads up to the main event, which is Record Store Day on April 23rd. Plenty more surprises throughout the month.

Some of the many new arrivals that have hit the shelves these last couple weeks
03/18/2022

Some of the many new arrivals that have hit the shelves these last couple weeks

Feels good to have “new releases” from some dearly departed friends today
03/18/2022

Feels good to have “new releases” from some dearly departed friends today

Sometimes they come back
03/02/2022

Sometimes they come back

Looking for a turntable? We’ve got two very nice models from the early 1980s right now. Fully refurbished by our friend ...
02/24/2022

Looking for a turntable? We’ve got two very nice models from the early 1980s right now. Fully refurbished by our friend Jeff. These are set up and ready to go right away. He even provided a detailed rundown of the refurbishing steps along the way. Feel free to DM with any questions

The @recordstoredayus list is out there. Tell us what you like. Orders will be going in soon. What do you want to see in...
02/17/2022

The @recordstoredayus list is out there. Tell us what you like. Orders will be going in soon. What do you want to see in the shop on April 23? List can be viewed on the Record Store Day website.

We got some new ones from Big Thief. Delving Lamar Organ Trio. Fenne Lily. Alt J. Zeal and Ardor. Holy Hive. Rivers of N...
02/11/2022

We got some new ones from Big Thief. Delving Lamar Organ Trio. Fenne Lily. Alt J. Zeal and Ardor. Holy Hive. Rivers of Nihil. Knocked Loose. Pino Palladino and Blake Mills. And a 45 from Akron’s own @mrwesleybright with the Soul Chance on @coleminerecords!

Open today 11-6. Some great new records are here as well
02/04/2022

Open today 11-6. Some great new records are here as well

Made it in to the shop today. Roads are kinda bad. But if you live nearby and are bored you can always walk over to the ...
02/03/2022

Made it in to the shop today. Roads are kinda bad. But if you live nearby and are bored you can always walk over to the neighborhood record shop. Pick up an @angelfallscoffeeco hot beverage on your way.

Here’s a cute pic I took of some new releases you can find at the shop today. There’s some others that are not pictured ...
01/28/2022

Here’s a cute pic I took of some new releases you can find at the shop today. There’s some others that are not pictured (shy records, we call them) Lots of interesting restocks as well lately. Thanks for stopping by.

“The Changing Account,” the new lp from @grapejazz has finally arrived on Norhteast Ohio shores!!!!!
11/26/2021

“The Changing Account,” the new lp from @grapejazz has finally arrived on Norhteast Ohio shores!!!!!

11/24/2021

we will be open at 11AM on Friday.

putting out hundreds of fresh used LPs including lots of rarities etc.

we've got about two dozen titles available for Record Store Day Black Friday, but passed on a lot of stuff this year.

we will have Black Friday releases from the following:

Aerosmith
All Them Witches
Broken Social Scene
Leonard Cohen
Sam Cooke
Miles Davis
Dio
Jimi Hendrix
Jason Isbell
Carole King
KD Lang
John Legend
Madlib
Maxwell
Mobb Deep
Mr Big
Oneohtrix Point Never
Place to Bury Strangers
Puscifer
Sons of Kemet
Staple Singers
Tami Terrell
Thundercat
Wrens
Weird Al Yankovic
Ghosts of Mars Soundtrack
Life Aquatic Soundtrack
Tickets for Doomsday compilation

Giving thanks for another year in the ridiculous record business

🎟🎟🎟🎟🎟🎟         Ticket giveaway time! Tasha and S. Raekwon are playing at Mahalls on November 29. We’ve got two tickets a...
11/23/2021

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Ticket giveaway time! Tasha and S. Raekwon are playing at Mahalls on November 29. We’ve got two tickets and a CD from each artist to give away. If you are interested please comment with and emoji to be entered. Winner will be announced tomorrow around noon. For more info check out @fatherdaughterrecs and @mahalls20lanes

Not a bad little new release/back in stock day
11/12/2021

Not a bad little new release/back in stock day

sure am happy Angel Falls Coffee Company is in the neighborhood. Congratulations on 25 years!!!
10/23/2021

sure am happy Angel Falls Coffee Company is in the neighborhood. Congratulations on 25 years!!!

Happy 25th Anniversary to two of the best! @jagjaguwar and @secretlycanadian are giving away these cool totes with purch...
10/08/2021

Happy 25th Anniversary to two of the best! @jagjaguwar and @secretlycanadian are giving away these cool totes with purchase of any two records from their artists. Lots of good ones to choose from. Stop by any time this month and we will hook you up.

Recent arrivers
09/14/2021

Recent arrivers

Been at this address for 18 years (minus 3 days.) In celebration, stop by today and take 18% off any used item in the sh...
08/06/2021

Been at this address for 18 years (minus 3 days.) In celebration, stop by today and take 18% off any used item in the shop. Thanks to everyone for the support, particularly over the last wild year and a half. ❤️

New arrivals and some recent restocks. Finally getting some of these back after months of delay 🤗
08/05/2021

New arrivals and some recent restocks. Finally getting some of these back after months of delay 🤗

Last call on RSD drop #1. We still have a few items available (pictures here). Shutting down at 7 tonight and re opening...
06/12/2021

Last call on RSD drop #1. We still have a few items available (pictures here). Shutting down at 7 tonight and re opening on Tuesday. Thanks to everyone who stopped by today. And everybody who has supported us in the past year and a half. ✌🏼

Last October we offered up a limited run of these Square Records shirts made by our pals at Comrade Press. We just got a...
06/11/2021

Last October we offered up a limited run of these Square Records shirts made by our pals at Comrade Press. We just got another shipment in right in time for RSD tomorrow!

Hi all. John was a good friend of ours at Square Records. Beloved by so many people here in Akron. It is a shock and an ...
05/03/2021
Celebrate John Vendetti and Offer Your Support, organized by Laura Robbins

Hi all. John was a good friend of ours at Square Records. Beloved by so many people here in Akron. It is a shock and an absolute shame that he is no longer among us.

a gofundme page has been set up in order to help with some of the costs associated with his passing.

Our dear John Vendetti passed away on Friday, April 30. There are no wor… Laura Robbins needs your support for Celebrate John Vendetti and Offer Your Support

for those that have not heard, there are two Record Store Day "Drop Dates" this year. one in June and one in July. we wi...
04/09/2021
SpecialReleases | RECORD STORE DAY

for those that have not heard, there are two Record Store Day "Drop Dates" this year. one in June and one in July. we will be participating. here's a look at the list of this year's releases. thnx

Record Store Day was conceived in 2007 at a gathering of independent record store owners and employees as a way to celebrate and spread the word about the unique culture surrounding nearly 1400 independently owned record stores in the US and thousands of similar stores internationally. The first Rec...

hey everyone. as many of you know Time Traveler is one of the longest running spots for vinyl/CDs in the northeast Ohio ...
03/23/2021
Click here to support Help Time Traveler Rebuild by Marisa Shepard

hey everyone. as many of you know Time Traveler is one of the longest running spots for vinyl/CDs in the northeast Ohio area. they have served the Akron/Cuyahoga Falls area for almost 40 years. they could use a little support right now if you have the means. click for details.

Time Traveler Records has been an Akron staple for 41 years. On the night of March 21st, 2021, someone broke in and stole the cash register, laptop, and ...

Some of tomorrow’s new releases including @julienrbaker @cloudnothings @pjharveyofficial @pinegroveband @gatecreeper @sm...
02/25/2021

Some of tomorrow’s new releases including @julienrbaker @cloudnothings @pjharveyofficial @pinegroveband @gatecreeper @smerz_ @menahanstreetband @thenational @adrianyounge and many more

The @hoofheartedbrewing truck will be stopping by again. Here’s how to get your orders in to pick up on Tuesday!
02/21/2021

The @hoofheartedbrewing truck will be stopping by again. Here’s how to get your orders in to pick up on Tuesday!

Back at it. Back to “regular” hours. Tue through Thursday 11-5. Fri/Sat 11-6
01/15/2021

Back at it. Back to “regular” hours. Tue through Thursday 11-5. Fri/Sat 11-6

Address

824 W Market St
Akron, OH
44303

Opening Hours

Tuesday 11am - 6pm
Wednesday 11am - 6pm
Thursday 11am - 6pm
Friday 11am - 6pm
Saturday 11am - 6pm

Telephone

(330) 375-9244

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RETAILER SPOTLIGHT! *** Meet Square Records! Located in the heart of Highland Square, Square Records is an independant vinyl record and music store servicing the Akron area since 2003. They give back to the arts community by sponsoring art openings every month. Stop by to purchase or even to sell your own records! You can also pick up a set of Akron on Deck playing cards while you're there. 🎵🎸🎶 #ARTxLOVE #akronondeck #shoplocal
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DO NOT FORGET THIS SATURDAY IS THE Ugly Christmas Sweater Holiday Party at Annabell's Bar & Lounge! It is going to be a killer time! Tell your friends, family, and whoever else will show up! Highland Square community showing up in full force for the event! The following items will be available at the silent auction on December 18th, 2021! $25 to Aladdin's Eatery Highland Square $25 to Square Records $100 to Arkham Tattoo Gift Card to Mr. Zub's Deli Angel Falls Coffee Company donated a basket with coffee, a mug, and highland square cards. A gift certificate from Black Tooth Tattoo Co. We also have a lottery basket with over $100 worth of tickets included A Starbucks basket valued at $45 Finally also donated today was a gift basket from White Timbers Winery valued at over $90! We promise you a good time! Check out the event for all the over silent auction donation items. Over 30 items in all will be available THIS SATURDAY!
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Thanks to the best record store in Akron… Square Records!
In a new episode of AROUND AKRON WITH BLUE GREEN, travel with Blue as he visits Square Records, Quiet Mind Design, Dan Wasdahl, & The Garbage Pail Queen. Tune in 08/18 at 4:30 PM.
A Record Store, Guided Meditation, Dancing with Gravity, and The Garbage Pail Queen, all of this and much more on the August Episode of Around Akron with Blue Green on PBS Western Reserve. Wednesday 8/18 at 4:30 PM. This month I visit: Square Records in Highland Square, The Quiet Mind Designed / Guided Meditation and Singing Bowls, Dan Wasdahl / Juggler, and the Garbàge Pail Queen Garbage Pail Kids / The Daughter of The Ghoul Show host. Repeats: 4:30 pm W 8/18; 1:30 pm S 8/21; 3:30 pm & 11:30 pm SU 8/22; 11 am SU 8/29
Dave! This is our podcasts called the Rewine Show where we play music and drink a local bottle of wine. We feature Square Records on this one. Enjoy!
Square Records
Its official! Square Records is the only place to grab vol. 3 of our compilation “Where The Hell is Akron Ohio?” be sure to go check out their excellent collection and add our latest compilation to your collection or to your friend/families holiday shopping list! 💚
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Hayden Gilbert and The Ruckus stroll on over to Square Records for their Couchrokr 2020 performance!