Record Paradise was an independant record store in St Kilda –  owned and operated by music lovers, Paul Allen and Renae Maxwell originally established in 1955. After moving over 20000 records and a lot of hard work and help from friends and supporters they are happy to be relocating Record Paradise to a fantastic warehouse in Brunswick just in time for Record Store Day 2013

Record Paradise opens its doors for the first time on Record Store Day, at its new location – 15 Union St, Brunswick on Saturday 20th April 2013 from 12-6.

Record Paradise has an archive of over 33000 eclectic recycled records with quality selections of rare and collectible VINYL LPs, 7” & 12” singles, CDs, tapes and music related books, many offered for the first time for Record Store Day. All this complemented by a vast range of new releases and classic reissues with a focus on local independently produced and distributed VINYL LPs and 7” singles.

To celebrate Record Store Day at Record Paradise, Renae and Paul have invited their amazing network of friends and fellow music lovers to Brunswick to be a part of this inaugural gathering. There will be live acoustic performances, signings and merch from Deborah Conway & Willy Zygier, Fraser A Gorman, The Morning After Girls and Courtney Barnett, guest Djs, lucky 7” dip the fully licenced Paradise Bar, as well as a huge selection of never seen recycled vinyl, limited issue local vinyl and exclusive Record Store Day releases come into Record Paradise for a dig, chat, drink and show your love for the music that brings us all together. Let’s celebrate the spaces where real people connect with real music at your friendly independent record store!


Record Paradise

15 Union St, Brunswick, 3056.

“For me it is a celebration of independence and an expression of the music we love to sell and the people we sell music too”. – Paul Allen

“Record Store Day is a day to showcase the diversity, hardwork, music, and community connected with our Record Store.” – Renae Maxwell

Live Acts

12:30  – Deborah Conway & Willy Zygeir warm up the space with selections from their amazing new album Stories of Ghosts

Fraser A Gorman with music that will “flow like a river of love into your skull” check out the sweet sounds…

The Morning After Girls – play an acoustic set warmimg up for their Underground Lovers support at the Corner Hotel

Courtney Barnett – plays her unique blend of slacker garage pop in the Record Paradise garage. Check out her fantastic artwork and new release Avant Gardner!


GATES OPEN 12 noon

Lucky 7” Dip

Special guest Djs

Paradise Bar

Celebrate Record Store Day 2013 at Record Paradise a REAL indie record store.