Music Stores in the US

Music Stores

Years ago, before Spotify and Apple Music, there were these things called… music stores. A place where prehistoric man would venture and buy physical product to place into their preferred music box player. While listening to said music, they would hold the little pamphlet provided with their new purchase inches from their face while reading microscopic text, cover to cover.

This is a list of surviving music stores in the US. Show them some love and go buy some product 🙂 To have your music store added to the list, send us an email from the contact page.

Oz RecordsTuscaloosaAL
Seasick RecordsBirminghamAL
The Record ShopMontgomeryAL
Vertical House RecordsHuntsvilleAL
Arkansas Record-CD ExchangeLittle RockAR
ControlLittle RockAR
Stinkweeds RecordsPhoenixAZ
Zia RecordsPhoenixAZ
Hurricane RecordsTucsonAZ
1-2-3-4 Go RecordsOaklandCA
Amoeba MusicLos AngelesCA
Amoeba MusicSan FranciscoCA
Fat BeatsLos
Feel It RecordsSan DiegoCA
FingerprintsLong BeachCA
Gimme Gimme RecordsLos AngelesCA
Going Underground RecordsBakersfieldCA
Lou’s RecordsEncinitasCA
M-Theory MusicSan DiegoCA
Normal RecordsSan DiegoCA
Norwalk RecordsNorwalkCA
Permanent RecordsLos AngelesCA
Port of Sound Record ShoppeCosta MesaCA
Stranded RecordsSan FranciscoCA
Streetlight RecordsSan JoseCA
Third Eye RecordsLong BeachCA
Tunnel RecordsSan FranciscoCA
Velouria RecordsVisaliaCA
Boo Boo RecordsSan Luis ObispoCA
Watts MusicNovatoCA
Independent RecordsColorado SpringsCO
Love Vinyl RecordsDenverCO
Telluride Music Co.TellurideCO
Twist & ShoutDenverCO
Redscroll RecordsWallingfordCT
Joint CustodyWashgintonDC
Songbyrd Music HouseWashgintonDC
Rainbow RecordsNewarkDE
Squeezebox RecordsWilmingtonDE
Bananas RecordsSt. PetersburgFL
Daddy KoolSt. PetersburgFL
Park Ave CDsOrlandoFL
Radio-Active RecordsFort-LauderdaleFL
Retrofit RecordsTallahasseeFL
Smartpunk Record ShopOrange CountyFL
Sweat RecordsMiamiFL
Technique RecordsMiamiFL
TonevendorSt. AugustineFL
Triangle VinylClermontFL
Comeback VinylApharettaGA
Grantski RecordsAugustaGA
Vinylyte RecordsNewnanGA
606 RecordsChicagoIL
Dusty GrooveChicagoIL
Shuga RecordsChicagoIL
Tone Deaf RecordsChicagoIL
Waiting Room RecordsNormalIL
Indy CD and VinylIndianapolisIN
Landlocked MusicBloomingtonIN
Luna MusicIndianapolisIN
Square Cat VinylIndianapolisIN
Vinyl Rescue Project LLCGreenwoodIN
Sisters Of Sound RecordsManhattanKS
CD CentralLexingtonKY
Guestroom RecordsLouisvilleKY
Peaches RecordsNew OrleansLA
Deep Thoughts RecordsJamaica PlainMA
Cheapo RecordsCambridgeMA
Joe’s AlbumsWorcesterMA
Newbury ComicsBostonMA
Planet RecordsCambridgeMA
Stereo Jack’sCambridgeMA
Vinyl DestinationLowellMA
Vinyl IndexSomervilleMA
Bull Moose MusicPortlandME
Deep Groove RecordsBrunswickME
Dearborn MusicDearbornMI
Peoples RecordsDetroitMI
Street Corner MusicOak ParkMI
Underground SoundsAnn ArborMI
Vertigo MusicGrand RapidsMI
Agharta RecordsSt. PaulMN
Down in the ValleyMinneapolisMN
Electric FetusMinneapolisMN
Mill City SoundHopkinsMN
Euclid RecordsSt. LouisMO
Mills Record CompanyKansas CityMO
Records with MerrittKansas CityMO
Vintage VinylSt. LouisMO
The End of All MusicOxfordMS
Ear CandyMissoulaMT
All Day RecordsCarrboroNC
Bull City RecordsDurhamNC
Carolina SoulDurhamNC
Lunchbox RecordsCharlotteNC
Schoolkids RecordsRaleigh Chapel HillNC
Yellow Dog DiscsWilmingtonNC
Bull Moose MusicPortsmouthNH
Rainbow RecordsNewarkNJ
Academy RecordsNYCNY
Angry Mom RecordsIthacaNY
Darkside Records & GalleryPoughkeepsieNY
Record ArchiveRochesterNY
Rough TradeNYCNY
Turntable LabNYCNY
Culture Clash RecordsToledoOH
Finders RecordsBowling GreenOH
Main Street VinylHamiltonOH
Omega MusicDaytonOH
Plaid Room RecordsLovelandOH
Records Per MinuteColumbusOH
Shake It RecordsCincinnatiOH
Spoonful RecordsColumbusOH
The Vinyl Groove RecordsBedfordOH
Toxic Beauty RecordsYellow SpringsOH
Used Kids RecordsColumbusOH
Lost WeekendColumbusOH
Skeleton Dust RecordsDaytonOH
House of RecordsEugeneOR
Jackpot RecordsPortlandOR
Mississippi RecordsPortlandOR
Music MillenniumPortlandOR
Endless RecordsBloomsburgPA
Jerrys RecordsPittsburgePA
Main Street JukeboxStroudsburgPA
Siren RecordsDoylestownPA
Record CastlePhiladelphiaPA
Armageddon ShopProvidenceRI
In Your Ear RecordsWarrenRI
Horizon RecordsGreenvilleSC
Monster Music & MoviesCharlestonSC
Total Drag RecordsSioux FallsSD
Alison’s Record ShopNashvilleTN
Ernest Tubb Record ShopNashvilleTN
Goner RecordsMemphisTN
Luna Record ShopFranklinTN
Shangri-La RecordsMemphisTN
Third Man RecordsNashvilleTN
Variety Record ShopColumbiaTN
The GrooveNashvilleTN
Bluebonnet RecordsLockhartTX
Breakaway RecordsAustinTX
Cactus MusicHoustonTX
End of an EarAustinTX
Friends Of SoundSan AntonioTX
Josey RecordsDallasTX
Josey RecordsKansas CityTX
Panther City VinylFort WorthTX
Piranha RecordsRound RockTX
Vinal EdgeHoustonTX
Waterloo RecordsAustinTX
GraywhaleSalt Lake CityUT
Lavender VinylOgdenUT
6131 RecordsRichmondVA
AFK Books & RecordsVirginia BeachVA
Hopscotch Coffee & RecordsWinchesterVA
Mobius RecordsFairfaxVA
Plan 9 MusicCharlottesvilleVA
Autumn RecordsWinooskiVT
Easy StreetSeattleWA
Hi-Voltage RecordsTacomaWA
Jive Time RecordsSeattleWA
Resurrection RecordsSpokaneWA
Silver PlattersSeattleWA
Sonic Boom RecordsSeattleWA
MadCity MusicMadisonWI
MadCity MusicMadisonWI
Strictly DiscsMadisonWI
The Exclusive CompanyMadisonWI

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