"Without music, life would be a mistake" — Nietzsche. With the emerging music culture, Delhi is coming up to be the one of the most sought after places when it comes to buying musical instruments, records, gadgets & other things related to music.
Furtados Music Store
You think of music & the first name that comes to mind is this store. Carrying a legacy of 145 years, Furtados has remained an all-time favourite for the musicians in the city - be it for importing the best, reliable instruments (Guitars, Violins, Keyboards, Harmonicas & Drums etc) to a variety of gears, processors, tuners & pedals, etc, holding small gigs inside their stores or organizing workshops on its premises. It has three branches in Delhi: Lajpat Nagar; DLF Place Mall, Saket; & Ambience Mall, Gurgaon.
Furtados Music Store | M-110, First Floor, DLF Place Mall, Saket District Centre, Saket, New Delhi-17
Furtados Music Store | B-14, Basement, Lajpat Nagar Part II, New Delhi-24
Furtados Music Store | Shop No 210 Second Floor, Ambience Mall, DLF Phase III, Gurgaon-02
Located in Lajpat Nagar, Onstage has over 15 stores across the country and provides musical instruments & other things related to music at affordable prices. It also contributes to the music industry by setting up interactive activities & workshops. From CDs, instruments, pick-ups, sound systems to high-quality amplifiers, you get everything here.
Onstage | B-97, Lajpat Nagar Part I, New Delhi-24
It's a well-known store well, isn't it? Perhaps the most popular & lovable music retail store in India, Planet M is present in over 140+ locations across the country & is known for selling music-related accessories. You can get the best music collection, all neatly stacked up according to the separate categories such as Rock, Pop, Ghazals, Retro and Metal, etc. One can also get other music-related instruments such as Cassettes, Walkman’s, CD players, DVDs, speakers & earphones of different brands.
Planet M | F18, Select Citywalk Mall, Saket, New Delhi-17
It's one of the top music stores in Delhi. It has outlets all across the country & the locals have grown up with these music stores. Famous for its quality of audio cassettes and CDs, one can find everything from Indian Classical, Jazz, Rock to Pop Music & many more options, from the latest to the oldest. This place is reminiscent of the small music corners where you could find any kind of music … kids from the 90s would know! Good ol’ days; good ol’ stores.
Music World | H-1, Connaught Place, New Delhi-01
It's located in Daryaganj, Old Delhi, where you would come across a number of music stores in the vicinity, hence, what sets this music store apart? This store is a beautiful three-floor store & has a gamut of Indian & western instruments and other music related things. It houses a wide range of instruments, from Percussion, Sitar, to the Guitar & Flute etc.
Bhargava's Music | 2-B, Netaji Subhash Marg, Daryaganj, Bahadur Shah Zafar Rd, Daryaganj, New Delhi-02
New Gramophone House
In Chandni Chowk area of Old Delhi, is the store to watch out for if you are an antique lover & looking to buy old gramophones & vinyl records, etc. The store has the rarest collection of old vinyl records, gramophones, record players & other vintage music accessories. Beautiful to look at!
New Gramophone House | 31-B, 1st Floor, Pleasure Garden Market, Main Road, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi-06