Sounds Of The Universe


Sounds Of The Universe sell a wide range of music on various formats as well as a selection of bags and related accessories.

Venue Details & Map

Sounds Of The Universe

7 Broadwick Street
+44 (0)20 7734 3430
Public transport:
Tottenham Court Road, Underground

Yelp Reviews

9.00 out of 5
based on 14 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Sounds Of The Universe

4.0 out of 5
24 April 2017
by Evan M.

Was on a music-buying trip in London and stumbled on quite a few fine music stores in the Soho area, Sound of the Universe being one of them. Great collection of music, and definitely a spot to go to for soul, jazz, reggae, etc. There are two, tight floors full of vinyl and CDs so be sure not to miss the basement floor with the stairs leading down to it near the back.

As a CD buyer, I was... more

5.0 out of 5
03 December 2013
by Dean T.

This place should have its own blue plaque or be considered for National Heritage status.

Been coming here every now and then for years, and every time i'm up in London i make sure i pop in for a quick visit. Even if i'm not looking to buy its good to get an idea of what being released and you will always hear something that you've never heard before or knew existed, who'd of known i'd be a... more

5.0 out of 5
21 November 2012
by Michael F.

This is the sort of store that immediately gives you the 'I am in a true music shop' feeling as soon as you enter. You can ask the shopkeeper (maybe the owner) behind the counter to recommend music and tell him nothing about your preferences yet know that they he steer you to quality music that will likely become a favorite. No denying that it could have gone either way as so often the 'vibe'... more

5.0 out of 5
04 February 2015
by Orlaith F.

In the heart of Soho, this record store is a sure way to be late for whatever it is you 'should be doing.' Tonnes of genres, all easily labeled and put into sub-genres you didn't know existed. The staff's knowledge is great - and you can tell they check every record is up to 'scratch' (sorry, not sorry.) If you like music, you'll love this place. more

5.0 out of 5
18 July 2013
by Mike A.

This is probably my favourite record store anywhere. It's in the middle of Soho, and there's always something very hip playing on the "stereo." This is the type of place that is maintaining relevance in a world that is unfortunately moving towards piracy and digital-only music purchases. I still enjoy walking into a shop like this and losing myself for an hour or two, although you can also... more

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