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 9/18/2021

Hi there folks!!

Hope everyone is doing well out there. Lots of fun stuff happening at Tone Deaf HQ. See below for the skinny on all upcoming happenings at the shop....We are looking forward to all the cool shit coming up!!

We are finally going to start doing shows at the shop again. We have a number of bands lined up to play in the upcoming months, but to kick off shows at the shop again we have asked our good friend Thomas Comerford and his band to come play in December (it was originally going to be October but homeboy and his band are killing it and getting super busy!! Worth the wait!!). The dates are still being worked out but we are more than excited to have him. We have been big fans of his for years and have been gushing over his new record from a few months back, so this should be a great show. We have been waiting a long while to do this again!! More info 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.

Speaking of DJ's, we will be spinning records there on the evening of Sunday, September 19th from 7-11. Come by and say hi!!! We will be playing a wide range of stuff from old new wave to brand new post-punk, and everything in between. Would love to see you there!! 

Also.....and we are very excited to announce that  we will be starting up our Friday Happy Hours again. We had done a few of  these prior to the pandemic and LOVED THEMWe hang out, drink beer, and talk about music!! Its a hoot. This time around we will be having guest DJs from different labels and bands come by to play some tunes for us as well as getting local brewers to bring us their specialties. We are looking to do this starting the first or second week of October. Get your ass vaxed already cuz we wont let you in if you arent!! 

Lots of new stuff came through the doors since the last newsletter. New stuff from Modest Mouse, Carcass, The Beths, Mild High Club, A Place To Bury Strangers, Mountain Movers as well as reissues from Wayne Shorter, Sun Ra, Karate, Guided By Voices and much more!! See below!!

Tons of used stuff in the bins as well!! Come get some!!

New Releases as of 9/18/2021

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.