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Mooncurser Records (former)

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Important store for record collectors and musicians

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Borough : Bronx
Neighborhood : City Island
Commercial, Shopping

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Please note: Mooncurser Records closed, ca. 2006.

Mooncurser Records is one of City Island's fascinating destinations, and the kind of specialty music store that attracts music aficionados from the New York region and beyond.



Traveling down City Island Avenue past seafood restaurants and antique shops, in a strip of the Bronx far removed from the crowded city streets of the Hub or Southern Boulevard, is an unassuming storefront that hosts Mooncurser Records. Above the steps and front door is a large vinyl record, the only clue to the treasure that is housed inside. Mooncurser Records is a record collector’s dream. It was established in 1991 and holds over one million LPs (78s, 45s, 33s, and 16s [valued by collectors] and over 12,000 song sheets from as far back as the 19th century. Inside are shelves upon shelves of records--Latin music, jazz, rock, country--something for any music lover.

Mooncurser Records was...

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Bobby Sanabria

Important store for record collectors and musicians


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