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2016 Winner: Deep Thoughts JP

Photo Credit: Alaina Stamatis 



Sandwiched between a barbershop and a salon, Deep Thoughts JP satisfies a different sort of headspace. The funky record store’s comprehensive catalogue caters to fans of Japanese psych, free jazz, post-punk and modern classical alike, offering a variety of vinyl, cassette and CD options, plus $3 bargain bins for patrons to paw through and occasional events in the basement. Not near JP? Not to worry. Deep Thoughts recently opened a satellite spot in Central Square.

Deep Thoughts JP

138 South St., Boston • (617) 522-3587

Deep Thoughts JP

89 Norfolk St., Cambridge • (617) 661-0708

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