Nathan Fleet’s ‘Love Hate City’ CD now in stock!

November 27th, 2017


Nathan Fleet, veteran Hamilton musician, producer and filmmaker, has just released a new CD containing 12 riff-filled new songs! Nathan’s influences range from classic heavy metal to The Beatles and beyond! It’s on sale now at Dr. Disc for $12.99 + HST.

Guest artists include Tomi Swick and Lisa Wynn, and the album feature’s Nathan’s strong songwriting and production.

For more information on Nathan Fleet,, and a preview of the album, click HERE


Join us Friday, November 24 for Black Friday Record Store Day!

November 24th, 2017


Come and visit Dr. Disc and see our selection of exclusive (mostly vinyl) Black Friday Record Store Day exclusive titles, available ONLY at independent record stores! The titles go on sale Friday, November 24, and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. No holds or discounts on these titles.

We are open from 10:00am to 8:00pm on Black Friday Record Store Day , so we hope to see you then!

Thanks for your ongoing support!

XO, Mark, Beth, Aaron, Madison, King and McKinley


JUDE JOHNSON’S latest CD ‘My Roots Are Showing’ in stock now!

November 23rd, 2017


The latest CD release by Hamilton’s own Jude Johnson, called ‘My Roots Are Showing’, is in stock now for $19.99 + HST.

Jude is not only a veteran of the Hamilton music scene, but she also runs the M.A.D. (Music, Arts and Drama) School for youngsters here in the city!

Click HERE for more info about Jude and her school.

Click HERE to see a live performance of ‘Love is Everything’ by Jude Johnson and Randall Hill from 2009, filmed at This Ain’t Hollywood by the Hamilton Blues Lovers.

Check our expanded local music racks for Jude Johnson’s latest release!



October 30th, 2017


The people have spoken—again! _ and have voted) Dr. Disc the #1 (Platinum) award for Best New Record and CD Store in Hamilton in the 2018 Hamilton Spectator Reader’s Choice Awards!

Thank you to each and everyone who voted, and also to those customers who just support us in other ways! We love you all, and greatly appreciate your friendship and patronage!

XO from,

Mark, Beth, Aaron, Madison, King and Mick!


Dr. Disc wins View Magazine Reader’s Choice 2017 Award for Best Store to Buy New Music in Hamilton!

October 20th, 2017


The people have spoken (and voted)! Dr. Disc has won the View Magazine Reader’s Choice 2017 Gold Award for being the Best Store to Buy New Music in Hamilton! And who are we to argue, really?!

In addition to new music on all formats, we also have Hamilton’s most diverse, highest quality, fully guaranteed selection of second hand music in the area on vinyl and CD formats. And id we don’t happen to have what you’re looking for, we offer the best worldwide special order service in Hamilton! Give us a call, email or contact us via social media to place an order or get a price and availability quote for what you’re looking for! If you are in the neighbourhood, drop in for a visit. Our store hours are as follows:

Main Floor and Basement:

Monday through Thursday, and Saturday: 10 AM to 6 PM
Friday: 10 AM to 8 PM
Sunday: Noon to 6 PM


The Second Level
(DJ-friendly 12” single vinyl)
Weekends ONLY, or by prior appointment:

Friday: Noon to 8 PM
Saturday: Noon to 6PM
Sunday: Noon to 6PM


Thank you to all our supporters, customers and friends!

Mark, Beth, Aaron, Madison, King and Mick!


Hamilton exclusive: Signed Music Makers portrait book by Lisa MacIntosh on sale now!

September 22nd, 2017


Lisa MacIntosh, Toronto photographer and friend of Dr. Disc, has just published a gorgeous new hardcover book called Music Makers which features stunning portraits of musical artists all taken at The Great Hall in Toronto.

Lisa was so kind as to sign 5 copies of the book which are on sale now at Dr. Disc for $59.99 + HST.

Featured Hamilton artists captured in Music Makers include:

Tom Wilson
Terra Lightfoot
Lori Yates
Rita Chiarelli
Melissa Marchese
Thompson Wilson
♫ and many more!

This book was printed in Canada on high quality heavy bond paper and is independently produced and distributed in limited numbers, so make sure to stop in and grab your own piece of Canada’s rich music history!

Click HERE to learn more about Lisa MacIntosh’s ace photography skills!


* Now COMPLETELY SOLD OUT! *King Biscuit Boy - The Lost Sessions 1981 CD

September 14th, 2017


Added 11/09/17: This release is now COMPLETELY SOLD OUT. No more physical copies are going to be made at this point, and the recording is NOT available digitally!


Dr. Disc HAD an exclusive on the Richard Newell / King Biscuit Boy ‘The Lost Sessions 1981’ CD ($14.99). The master tapes were recently found after being misplaced placed for almost 40 years! The 10-track recording has been brought back to life, and features some of Richard’s finest performances that were previously unreleased and heard by few - until now!

About the CD:

The Lost Sessions 1981 represents a significant addition to the discography of Canadian blues legend Richard Newell aka King Biscuit Boy coming after his association with Allen Tousaint in the mid-70s, and before his series of successful albums for Stony Plain records beginning in 1984.

Knowing it would be his first recording featuring a prominent horn section, Richard took great care in selecting tracks for these sessions, The songs he chose combine some of his favourites like “Mama Loochie” and “Georgia Slop” with songs that often didn’t make it into his set lists, and chosen to feature horns like Otis Redding’s “Hard to Handle”, and the Ray Charles classic, “Hard Times”. “Goodnight” was typically the last song of the set on his live shows and seemed the appropriate choice to end this set.

For the producers this release represents a labour of love and the culmination of a project started so long ago.

The master tapes for this recording were misplaced for decades and thought lost forever. Needless to say, we were thrilled then they suddenly turned up during the renovation of a prominent recording studio. After reviewing them we strongly felt Richard’s incredible performance needed to be shared. He is in magnificent form: his voice at its peak and his harmonica playing is second to none. The band too, is remarkable. While young at the time, many of these musicians are now well-respected professionals who have had significant success on the Canadian music scene in the ensuing years.

The experience we all shared during the recording of these 10 songs rivals any in blues folklore. Eventful for sure. Turbulent, joyful, soulful, inspired, exhilarating, at times crazy, but always thrilling.

That’s Richard.


Dr. Disc’s Supercrawl SUPER SALE - Friday, Sept. 8 through Sunday, Sept. 10

September 8th, 2017


Supercrawl, Hamilton’s largest, free music festival takes place Friday, September 8 through Sunday, September 10 this year, and to celebrate, Dr. Disc is having a Supercrawl SUPER SALE!

Save 15% OFF* all regularly priced records, CDs, DVDs, turntables, audio equipment and related accessories.

Dr. Disc Supercrawl SUPER SALE weekend store hours are as follows:

Friday, September 8: 10:00am to 8:00pm
Saturday, September 9: 10:00am to 8:00pm
Sunday, September 10: Noon to 6:00pm

* Please note that no other coupons or discounts apply, and some items are exempt from discounting. Please check in store for details.


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