Tone Deaf Records

Tone Deaf Records is an independent record store located in the lovely Portage Park neighborhood of Chicago. We carry new and used records, CD's, shirts, record cleaning kits, and other fun stuff for the vinyl junkie. We specialize in punk, metal, jazz, soul, indie, classic rock and a ton of other musical genres. We have been open since June of 2019 and look forward to your visit. Drop in and say hi when you are in the hood!

Recent News 10/16/2021

Hi there folks!!

So what can be said about all our fine customers and the Portage Park neighborhood totally bringing it last night to the first of many Friday Happy Hours we will be having at the shop. What an amazing night!! We want to give a huge thank you to all of you for coming out and making it a truly fun night. A big shout out to DJ Bill from Trouble In Mind Records (the best label in Chicago!!) for spinnig a truly killer set of reggae and dub!! The tunes were so hot that the stereo caught on fire!! No joke. We also want to thank Maplewood Brewery for bring samples for us to taste. Go visit them for sure!! Check out the wonderful Maplewood Brewer and Tap Room in Avondale!

Also on the calendar will be our first movie screening since 2019. We will be showing Return Of The Living Dead and if time works in our favor Slumber Party Massacre 2. If you havent seen either, you are in for a serious treat. If you have, you know both movies RULE!!!. We have a a date set of Friday Oct 29th for this....we will call this Happy Hour number two. Again we will have beer, this time from Illuminated Brewing, haunted snacks, giveaways and some killer campy horror romps for your viewing pleasure.

Check out Illuminated Brewery and Tap Room in Norwood Park. They rule!!!

We are finally going to start doing shows at the shop again. We have a number of great bands lined up to play in the upcoming months, we are still working out the details on this.  We have been waiting a long while to do this again!! More to follow!!

We also have paired up with Sleeping Village again to do some ticket giveaways and cross-promotion as both of us are a bunch of music neeerds and love to help each other out. For those not in the know, Sleeping Village is a wonderful venue about a mile down the road from us on Belmont and Milwaukee. It is a great space with killer shows, excellent drinks and top-notch DJ's. We have tickets for the High On Fire show as well as the Melkbelly & Stuck show to give away. Stay tuned for chances to win. We recommend you follow us on instagram for your best chances to win!!

Sleeping Village:

Lots of new stuff came through the doors since the last newsletter. See below for deets!! Tons of used stuff in the bins as well!! Come get some!!

New Releases as of 10/16/2021

We Buy Records

If you have any records you would like to sell for cash or store credit, you can bring them by the shop or give us a call to setup a house call.