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Amoeba Music

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Famous for its massive selection of new and vintage music, this two-story, block-wide record store has a cult following. Staffers guide you to the best of their vinyl, CDs, DVDs, books, and posters.
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  • Poor1%
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6400 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028-7307
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been in music stores around the world but none compare to this one. I could say more but do yourself a favor and just visit. You’ll know what I mean then. I’ve been coming since it open. It’s never disappointed me or anyone who...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank StationToStation
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whatever you want in music or movies seems to be in this place. Amoeba Music is a gigantic music store. Whether you're looking for vinyl or C d's as a great stop to find the music from your past. Also upstairs there's so many movies...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank socalguy7979
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You could spend hours in here. I did find it overpriced on some lps...just google befor eyou buy. The store is HUGE with a great collection. If you need the bathroom, you need an escort.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Pammy B
Reviewed April 18, 2019

Prepare to spend a lot of hours thumbing through their stock. Glad I made it here. I am always looking for vintage heavy metal and Amoeba did not disappoint. On this day I walked out with 12 titles of vintage 80’s metal. All of the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank HeavyMetalVinylHunte
Reviewed January 31, 2019

There is a reason that Rolling Stone Magazine called this the best record store in the USA. This place is amazing! They have every kind of music genre you could ever hope to find. The employees are always friendly and helpful, offering to assist you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SUBZEROSKIDD10
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Plan on spending a couple of hours in this store, each section deserves a good block of time to take it all in. We didn't give ourselves enough time and I felt like I was on Supermarket Sweeps. I hope to go back again. Loved...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank noxiousburrito
Reviewed November 26, 2018

I had been to the Amoeba in San Francisco, and was anxious to check out the mother ship in L.A. and I was not disappointed. This place has a vast collection of CDs, DVDs, vinyl, and even cassettes, covering all kinds of genes form classical/opera...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank asiganamadrid
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Amoeba Music is an amazing music and media Mega store where you can get the most unique music, entertainment and media probably in the world! This place is massive! Whether it's vinyl albums, rare cds, posters, videos and DVDs.. If it's collectible, it's probably here....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 0221Serendipity
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Came here with my son who is a musician, and he was so excited to find some music that has been hard to find. Staff is very nice and of course selection is great. Staff also helps you if you can't find something. Parking was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank raminac
Reviewed October 12, 2018

A must see for music lovers! A great record store, lots of history, and a must see for anyone who loves music.

Date of experience: September 2018
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