Eclectic selection of
black music & more
Le Silence de la Rue1
Why locals love it
When you enter this legendary store, beware! It may take longer than you think to go through all the new and used records. Soul, funk, reggae, blues, hip hop, jazz, garage, Afro and even pop – the selection of music is truly eclectic. Even if you’re not looking for anything in particular, the wide price range offers something for everyone.
Why you should visit it
It has a mellow and low-pressure atmosphere. Its layout – small rows of shelves that leave plenty of room to display the cover art – makes the most of the space. CD decks and turntables are available for visitors to listen to discs and vinyls. Everything is set up to slow you down so you can simply enjoy the music.
The cool thing about this place is that you can listen to records without feeling obliged to buy. Until you find something too good not to that is...