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3 Record Shops to Check Out in Vancouver & MMV Giveaway for Beats By Dr. Dre In-Ear Headphones (Sponsored Post)

Let’s take a blast from the past and check out some notable record shops which are still in Vancouver.

  • Neptune Records – as Vancouver’s oldest independent record store since 1981, Neptune Records has the largest selection of new and used vinyl in the city, as well as a selection of CDs, concert posters and memorabilia.
  • Zulu Records – located in Kitsilano, not only does Zulu Records sell new and used vinyl, there is also a huge selection of CDs.  There are listening stations at the store so you can preview before you buy.
  • Beat Street Records – opened in 1996 originally as a skateboard, clothing and lifestyle store, Beat Street quickly evolved into a record store.  You can also buy concert tickets to events in the city.

When you’re done your trip down memory lane, you can return to the present world of music and technology and plug into your favourite tunes by winning a new pair of Beats By Dr. Dre In-Ear Headphones.

MMV Giveaway:  Modern Mix is giving away a pair of Beats By Dr. Dre In-Ear Headphones to one lucky reader!  To enter, please “LIKE” the MMV Facebook Page here and ALSO leave a comment below telling us your favourite song.  A random winner will be chosen from the comments below. Be sure to leave your email address so we can contact you if you’re a winner. Contest ends Friday, October 12th (11:59pm PST).  Open to all Canadian mailing addresses.

109 Comments

  1. Rachel Thexton
    September 28, 2012 at 11:30 am — Reply

    Wish you were here by Pink Floyd

  2. Megan
    September 28, 2012 at 11:33 am — Reply

    my favourite song, well, there’s quite a few lol but my favourite off the top of my head is Patterns by Band of Skulls!

  3. Darrah Bailey
    September 28, 2012 at 12:58 pm — Reply

    My favorite song it What’s Up by Four Non Blondes 🙂

  4. Michael Garcia
    September 28, 2012 at 1:01 pm — Reply

    “Sawdust & Diamonds” by Joanna Newsom. I think.

  5. aarone mawdsley
    September 28, 2012 at 1:12 pm — Reply

    Sweet Sour by Band of skulls

  6. debra
    September 28, 2012 at 1:13 pm — Reply

    Cameras by Matt and Kim

  7. Susan
    September 28, 2012 at 1:19 pm — Reply

    My favorite would have to be Cant stop love by Darin

  8. Juan Daniel
    September 28, 2012 at 1:49 pm — Reply

    With or Without You from U2

  9. Samantha
    September 28, 2012 at 2:10 pm — Reply

    My favourite song is “Can’t take my eyes off of you” by Lauren Hill.

  10. Amy Decordova
    September 28, 2012 at 2:19 pm — Reply

    Someday by the New Radicals

  11. Sarah
    September 28, 2012 at 2:26 pm — Reply

    I have so many favourites, but since I have to pick just one, I guess I’ll just go with one of the most recent – Sweet Sour by Band of Skulls.

  12. Xing
    September 28, 2012 at 2:28 pm — Reply

    Night Ranger – Sister Christian

  13. Candice
    September 28, 2012 at 2:52 pm — Reply

    Blake shelton — got gave me you

  14. Vic Goguen
    September 28, 2012 at 2:56 pm — Reply

    Somebody I used to know – Goyte The video is very emotional, especially when Kimbra starts to sign to Goyte. The raw emotion that you can see in her almost brings me to tears.

  15. Andre Gallant
    September 28, 2012 at 2:58 pm — Reply

    Let it Ride, Bachman Turner Overdrive.

  16. Rebecca
    September 28, 2012 at 3:12 pm — Reply

    My favourite song right now is “The Greeks” by Is Tropical. 😀

  17. Eliot Bassie
    September 28, 2012 at 3:45 pm — Reply

    Rolling Stones – Satisfaction

  18. Janelle Collett
    September 28, 2012 at 3:47 pm — Reply

    Coldplay – the scientist

  19. Naveen Ansari
    September 28, 2012 at 3:53 pm — Reply

    My favourite song is by Eminem called “Sing For The Moment”!

  20. Janine Rutledge
    September 28, 2012 at 4:34 pm — Reply

    My favourite song right now is Domino by Jessie J. It’s so catchy! I love it!

  21. Melissa Dsouza
    September 28, 2012 at 4:39 pm — Reply

    One by U2

  22. Sheila Bellamy
    September 28, 2012 at 4:40 pm — Reply

    Thank You by Led Zepplin

  23. HEATHER
    September 28, 2012 at 5:02 pm — Reply

    KNIGHTS OF SHAME AWOLNATION

  24. Camille Johnson
    September 28, 2012 at 5:39 pm — Reply

    Smalltown Boy -Bronski Beat

  25. Will
    September 28, 2012 at 5:42 pm — Reply

    Sorry for Party Rocking – LMFAO

  26. MANUEL VIZCAYA
    September 28, 2012 at 5:43 pm — Reply

    California Love

  27. Youlee Whang
    September 28, 2012 at 5:46 pm — Reply

    Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd!

  28. Philip Suttak
    September 28, 2012 at 6:06 pm — Reply

    the whistle song – netsky

  29. ginette4
    September 28, 2012 at 7:17 pm — Reply

    My favourite song is Peace Train by Cat Stevens

  30. Caroline Morin
    September 28, 2012 at 7:24 pm — Reply

    It’s hard to choose, but one of my favourites is Memories by Within Temptation.

  31. Cooper Lu
    September 28, 2012 at 7:39 pm — Reply

    I have been Vancouver for attending diana krall concert, I think she is the best. Let’s fall in love

  32. Eva Lu
    September 28, 2012 at 7:41 pm — Reply

    I love classic music most of it.

  33. Andy Allan
    September 28, 2012 at 7:50 pm — Reply

    “Pretty Vacant” by the Sex pistols.

  34. Edward Li
    September 28, 2012 at 8:33 pm — Reply

    nothing on you by BOB

  35. Aaron
    September 28, 2012 at 8:46 pm — Reply

    My favourite song is ‘Till I Collapse by Eminem.

  36. Sarah Lee
    September 28, 2012 at 8:52 pm — Reply

    Madness by Muse.

  37. Harjit
    September 28, 2012 at 8:55 pm — Reply

    Billie Jean by Micheal Jackson is my fave song

  38. Rob
    September 28, 2012 at 9:36 pm — Reply

    My favorite song is Snoop Doggy Dogg’s “Gin & Juice”.

  39. Scott Cameron
    September 28, 2012 at 9:43 pm — Reply

    How to pick just one? I’ll go with Paranoid Android by Radiohead

  40. Lauren Wolfe
    September 28, 2012 at 10:01 pm — Reply

    Skinny love – Bon Iver <3

  41. Dee
    September 29, 2012 at 12:40 am — Reply

    Shine by The Rollins Band

  42. Brandon Forsyth
    September 29, 2012 at 2:56 am — Reply

    Empty by Metric

  43. Dave
    September 29, 2012 at 3:17 am — Reply

    Objects in the rear view mirror may appear closer than they are by Meat Loaf.

  44. Renee Lacasse
    September 29, 2012 at 3:36 am — Reply

    i would like to win

  45. Mitchell Estrada
    September 29, 2012 at 3:57 am — Reply

    Favorite song is Till the End of the Road- Boyz II Men

  46. Colleen Norris
    September 29, 2012 at 4:18 am — Reply

    My favourite song is Try by Blue Rodeo.

  47. Toks
    September 29, 2012 at 5:50 am — Reply

    All My Loving – The Beatles

  48. Heather
    September 29, 2012 at 6:02 am — Reply

    MY FAVORITE SONG IS DIAMONDS ON THE SOULS OF THEIR SHOES /PAUL SIMON.

  49. Hope R
    September 29, 2012 at 6:04 am — Reply

    by Steppenwolf – Born to be wild! a great song when cruising on a road trip in my convertible, hair blowing in the breeze!

  50. Laxmi
    September 29, 2012 at 6:07 am — Reply

    My favourite song at the moment is everybody talks by the neon trees!

  51. Carl
    September 29, 2012 at 6:19 am — Reply

    Where’s your mom? by Chixdiggit

  52. Ben
    September 29, 2012 at 6:29 am — Reply

    Francesco Gemelli – Conga Loca

  53. JM
    September 29, 2012 at 6:32 am — Reply

    Last Saskatchewan Pirate by Arrogant Worms

  54. Debbie Bashford
    September 29, 2012 at 6:44 am — Reply

    Jenny by Tommy Tutone

  55. Shane Poirier
    September 29, 2012 at 6:48 am — Reply

    New Year’s Day by U2.

  56. sheri
    September 29, 2012 at 7:15 am — Reply

    “cherish the day” by sade!

  57. Hollywood
    September 29, 2012 at 7:50 am — Reply

    My favorite song is Summer of 69 by our own Bryan Adams <3

  58. Iain
    September 29, 2012 at 8:03 am — Reply

    Rejoice & Lament — Josh Garrels.

  59. marymary
    September 29, 2012 at 8:28 am — Reply

    CLOCKS by Coldplay

  60. Suky
    September 29, 2012 at 9:49 am — Reply

    Troy by Sinéad O’Connor

  61. spamgirl
    September 29, 2012 at 10:19 am — Reply

    Song 2 by Blur

  62. Julie Dyer
    September 29, 2012 at 10:30 am — Reply

    Little Talks by Of Monsters and Men

  63. Christine Holliday
    September 29, 2012 at 10:35 am — Reply

    Cherish the Day – by sade

  64. Cebe
    September 29, 2012 at 10:37 am — Reply

    One – by U2

  65. Trevor Stenson
    September 29, 2012 at 11:38 am — Reply

    “Down Like Me” by Ken Stringfellow

  66. Joe
    September 29, 2012 at 12:09 pm — Reply

    Favorite song: New York State of Mind – Alicia Keys (version)

  67. Tracy Martin
    September 29, 2012 at 2:35 pm — Reply

    Il Divo – O Holy Night (Madrid)

  68. John
    September 29, 2012 at 4:03 pm — Reply

    No Stress – Laurent Wolf

  69. Ellen Helfand
    September 29, 2012 at 4:06 pm — Reply

    Bridge Over Troubled Water–Simon and Garfunkle.

  70. Anne
    September 29, 2012 at 4:41 pm — Reply

    My fave song is by Wham! Wake up before you gogo. Stuck in the 80’s hit. ( George Michael and Andrew Ridgely).
    I really need the dee headphones to bring me up-to-date.

  71. nicole yuen
    September 29, 2012 at 7:30 pm — Reply

    macklemore – wings

  72. Kathy Nelson
    September 29, 2012 at 8:22 pm — Reply

    Let It Be

  73. Nina
    September 29, 2012 at 8:28 pm — Reply

    The Logical song – Supertamp

  74. Paul McCracken
    September 29, 2012 at 8:42 pm — Reply

    Sunday Bloody Sunday by U2

  75. Steve Ho
    September 29, 2012 at 9:06 pm — Reply

    favourite song= jackson five, i’ll be there

  76. Filipa
    September 29, 2012 at 9:15 pm — Reply

    “Let it Be” by the Beatles

  77. Joyce
    September 29, 2012 at 9:35 pm — Reply

    My all time favorite song is You’ve Got a Friend by James Taylor

  78. m james
    September 30, 2012 at 7:15 am — Reply

    DROPS OF JUPITER by Train

  79. Amy
    September 30, 2012 at 7:50 am — Reply

    lou reed- walk on the wild side

  80. Michael
    September 30, 2012 at 8:11 am — Reply

    The Shy Retirer by Arab Strap

  81. lucy kabatoff
    September 30, 2012 at 9:29 am — Reply

    favorite song is one by U2

  82. gail whitworth
    September 30, 2012 at 11:37 am — Reply

    IMAGINE-BEATTLES

  83. craig
    September 30, 2012 at 11:57 am — Reply

    let it be – the beatles

  84. martin h
    September 30, 2012 at 4:46 pm — Reply

    many men – 50 cent

  85. Taralee Weckert
    September 30, 2012 at 7:36 pm — Reply

    Seven days by craig david

  86. lisa bolduc
    October 1, 2012 at 6:06 am — Reply

    any version of lean on me

  87. Julia
    October 1, 2012 at 9:26 am — Reply

    Yellow by Coldplay!

  88. October 1, 2012 at 9:59 am — Reply

    My favourite song is 100 Years by Five for Fighting

  89. Jenn Ces
    October 1, 2012 at 11:02 am — Reply

    Oasis – Don’t Look Back in Anger

  90. Sanaz
    October 1, 2012 at 3:23 pm — Reply

    Sylvia by Miike Snow

  91. Jess
    October 1, 2012 at 9:12 pm — Reply

    Shania Twain – Still the one

  92. KY
    October 3, 2012 at 7:57 pm — Reply

    Just like a woman by Bob Dylan.

  93. October 4, 2012 at 2:44 am — Reply

    my favourite song changes with the times – right now I am going through a retro phase – “Sweet Home Alabama” – what a classic!

  94. Joe Ces
    October 5, 2012 at 7:05 pm — Reply

    Oasis – Don’t Look Back in Anger

  95. Clare Tea
    October 6, 2012 at 2:03 am — Reply

    Lights ~Bassnectar remix~ by Ellie Goulding

  96. Lisa E
    October 6, 2012 at 5:21 am — Reply

    New York State of Mind – Alicia Keys

  97. Robert Cronkwright
    October 7, 2012 at 12:39 am — Reply

    Styx – Mr. Roboto

  98. Arjun Rudra
    October 7, 2012 at 1:11 pm — Reply

    Gangnam Style by Psy

  99. melinda walker
    October 8, 2012 at 1:31 pm — Reply

    House of the Rising Sun by The Animals

  100. Cameron White
    October 8, 2012 at 2:36 pm — Reply

    Electric Relaxation – Tribe Called Quest

  101. Khai Lam
    October 8, 2012 at 4:40 pm — Reply

    Gangnam Style by Psy

  102. KittyPride
    October 8, 2012 at 7:40 pm — Reply

    My favourite song is Beautiful World by Louis Armstrong.

  103. KY
    October 9, 2012 at 8:35 pm — Reply

    Porgy and bess

  104. Nancy Ren
    October 10, 2012 at 4:15 pm — Reply

    Torn by Natalie Imbruglia

  105. Owen Dovenor
    October 10, 2012 at 7:38 pm — Reply

    Smothered hope – Skinny Puppy

  106. BARB
    October 11, 2012 at 3:27 am — Reply

    Have so many to pick from…umm… how about “Hallelujah” by Leonard Cohen Or “Lady Of Shallot” by Loreena Mckennitt

  107. lorri holt
    October 11, 2012 at 4:35 am — Reply

    It’s a Long Way to the Top (if you wanna rock n roll) by ACDC

  108. Lexyli
    October 11, 2012 at 5:41 pm — Reply

    otis redding sitting on the dock of the bay

  109. Aubrey Young
    October 13, 2012 at 12:14 pm — Reply

    Satisfaction, I can`t get no. The Rolling Stones

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