27 N. 2nd St., 215/922-3855,
HOURS: Mon.–Wed. 11 a.m.–11 p.m., Thurs.–Sat. 10 a.m.–11 p.m.,
Sun. 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
The musical times, they are a-changin’. Luckily for old-school music enthusiasts, AKA is a welcome aberration in the age of digital downloads. Catering mostly to the indie crowd, the large, bright, meticulously organized warehouse space is stocked with rare originals and reissues, as well as many current titles.
Can’t find what you’re looking for? The incredibly fine-tuned ears of the savant-like staff will be glad to turn you on to a similar artist you’ve probably never heard of.