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Best Place to Buy Vinyl: Magnolia Thunderpussy

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Columbus has seen a bumper crop of new record stores open for business in the past year, but none has yet eclipsed the tried-and-true favorites. Mags, a High Street institution for decades, keeps a steady flow of bestsellers and obscure rarities in stock, so vinyl junkies of all stripes can find something to geek out about. And with a staff that includes some of the city's foremost experts on punk, metal and hip-hop, you know more killer inventory is always on the way.

Runners-up: Used Kids Records, Lost Weekend Records