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Amoeba Music, Los Angeles

Categories: Gift & Specialty Shops, Shopping
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4.7/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web
Browse aisle after aisle of some of the biggest music legends at Amoeba Music, a retro-looking store offering new CDs, used CDs, DVDs, Bluerays, cassettes, and LP vinyls. The store is part of a chain, and with 250,000 titles, it remains one of the largest independent music shops in the world. Its retro appeal made it a Hollywood landmark almost instantly, its reputation made by a broad collection of music under one roof, showcased over its shopping floors and jazz room. The stock is ever changing as loyal customers come in to trade old for new, and vice versa. By using our Los Angeles vacation generator, you can arrange your visit to Amoeba Music and other attractions in Los Angeles.
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  • If you are a fan of recorded music and books about the entertainment industry, this is your place. Like the legendary store in Haight Ashbury in SF, this place is loaded to the gills with both new and...  read more »
  • As soon as I entered I regretted my decision to only take carry-on luggage on my flight back home...It did save me a lot of money, however, since I could easily have dropped a few hundred bucks here n...  read more »
  • You really can find everything here. My partner and I were there for over 2 hours and find bargains a lot. Everything from new lps of old singles. The prices are completely reasonable especially if you compare to other shops. So go there and shop till you drop!
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  • Always a fun time looking through the used albums and DVDs. They have a lot of books about the music business. Our scene( punk,goth,glam, metal). They have biography's, ...etc from artists who are in all kinds of different genres of music, mediums,& or photographers too. I could spend a couple hours sitting on the floor reading. THEY HAVE LIVE BANDS TOO/ FREE !!!. 😎
  • Everything about Amoeba is amazing. The fact that you could, if you wanted to, buy a VHS tape. Their music selection, basically the whole store, is probably the best left on Earth. Thrown in books, clothing and posters, you can't go wrong. The staff is wonderfully helpful and there's parking out back. Just go! You'll only understand after you've been there.
  • Great place to buy LPs and CDs. I got used LPs for 10 bucks and all good stuff. Yes, Pink Floyd, Supertramp...There is posters and DVDs to. If you love music that´s a place to go.
  • For all the times I've been here. Thank you. Good thing is your new staff are much cooler and down to earth than years past. Thank you for having all the types of music in stock. A good time was had looking through cd's and cd's and records and records and finding gems before seeing the price and thinking "expensive" but MOST times fairly priced. Good deals too. :) Yes thank me for your success, people like me made you. Good luck.
  • Most amazing music store I have ever been to in my entire life! The store is MASSIVE! They have so many vinyl records that it would be impossible to go through them all in one day. I was in L.A. for a week and ended up going to this store a total of three times because I loved it so much. Each time I spent two and a half hours in there and came out with a huge stack of lps. I was constantly coming across rare lps in great condition. Their stock is constantly changing so you can go in there the next day and the selection is totally different. I attribute this to the fact that their store is always super busy with people constantly buying and selling. Their prices are extremely competitive. Nothing in the store is overpriced. In fact, everything is much cheaper than the competition. I scored nothing but bargains. For example, I was able to buy a NM lp for only $1.99 that I would have paid $9.99 for VG elsewhere.
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