Darkside Records | Independent since '11


More than just music!

Music lovers come in all shapes and sizes.  Whether you're looking for turntables, books, gifts, incense or more- we're so much more than just vinyl! Below are some of the brands you can find in our brick and mortar location- please stop in to see our ever-expanding, extensive list of products for sale!

T-Shirts & Vintage Apparel 

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Freshen up your closet with some new threads! We stock a range of new t-shirts featuring your favorite bands, brands and characters including metal, Punk, Rock, Hip-Hop and more. We even have vintage band t-shirts and hoodies (see more on depop and yes, we buy your old band shirts), socks, underwear and more fun apparel accessories. Stop in and see our t-shirt wall to see everything that's in stock! You can shop for our line of Darkside Records apparel online and see select vitage shirts in our depop store!

Books, Magazines & more 

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The perfect complement to a good album is a good book. You can find a range of music-focused things to read including select new releases, biographies of your favorite artists, 33 1/3 book series documenting the recording of your favorite albums, select trade paperbacks and graphic novels, even some hardcovers. You can also find your favorite music magazines- including Decibel, Mojo, and Prog. Ever rotating so there's always something new to check out, and let's face it, reading makes you sexy as hell.


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Set the mood. Popular all over the world with musicians, students and yoga studios! We are the Hudson Valley's destination for incense! Whether you're looking for shorties (3") or Biggies (12" long extra large incense), find dozens of your favorite premium quality fragrances, with the latest new scents arriving regularly including Wildberry, Nag Champa and more.

Enamel Pins and Patches 

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Deck out your favorite clothes and bags with some fun enamel pins and patches! We always keep a fresh stock of new designs, so there'll always be something fun and new. See designs from NY local designers including Couples Therapy Co, Knee High Horror and Trippy Pins with their limited edition pieces (while supplies last). We also carry accessories including replacement pin backs, metal studs, spikes and more. And be sure to keep an eye out for #PatchAtEm, our quarterly enamel pin and patch-themed indoor flea market. Come in and let's get that battle vest something new.

Video Games 

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Looking for the latest video games? Shop all the latest offerings for Xbox One, Playstation PS4, Nintendo Switch and more- including games, controllers, accessories, vintage consoles (Sega Genesis!), gift cards and more. We also buy/sell vintage games, consoles, cartridges and accessories! Shop new videogames online and call or stop in to see what vintage games are in stock!

Indie Exclusive Retailer

We offer unique, indie-exclusive titles!
As a Daptone Authorized Deealer, Blue Note Authorized Dealer, and member of the Mondo/Death Waltz Indie Retail Program we are able to offer you exclusive titles, variants and collectibles. Looking for something specific? Let us know!

Movies (aka Darkside and Chill)
We love a good movie! And let's face it, even a few terrible movies. Our Movies section is stocked with a range of new/used DVD, BluRay, VHS and Laserdisc titles. Whether you like action, drama, comedy, kids movies, TV shows, horror, wrestling or romance- if it's unique and fun you'll find it here. Or we can get it. =) We Buy Used Movies! Bring in your used titles and turn them into cash or store credit! See our buy/sell/trade page for more information on trading in and trading up.

Join our loyalty program!

Reap the benefits of being loyal and become a member of our Darkside Loyalty program! When you sign up, you start to earn points for your purchases that can be redeemed for discounts, prizes, and free goodies! Not just that, on your birthday you get an email coupon for 25% off (redeemable for one week upon reciept of email), plus you will also be included in special promotions and giveaways. And now you can Sign up, check your points, and even use them on select purchases on our used online store! Speak with any of our staff and they'll get you set up, or sign up online.

Want more? 

That's just a sample of some of the fun stuff you can find here at Darkside. Stop in to our brick and mortar location located at 611 Dutchess Tpk in Poughkeepsie to see everything available now!

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