"the last record store"
Founded in 1985, Record Surplus is a leading independent record store located in Los Angeles, California. Record Surplus is a favorite destination for music lovers and record collectors, offering an extensive selection of Vinyl and CDs with reasonable prices.
One of the largest record shops in Los Angeles, Record Surplus has over 50,000 new and used Vinyl Records in inventory, plus a wide variety of used CDs and DVDs. We have music for every budget, from $1 Vinyl and CDs in our sizable bargain section, to amazing vintage rarities.
A broad range of music genres is available at Record Surplus. We carry rock, jazz, soul, hip hop, blues, classical, international, latin, reggae, oldies, country, soundtracks, comedy, vocals and more. We stock Vinyl LPs, 45s, 12 inch singles and box sets.
Our knowledgeable and friendly staff is always ready to help you find the music you are looking for or discover something new.
The vibe at Record Surplus is laid back, so you can take your time and enjoy some quality digging.
And you will love our customer listening stations. Take a spin on our turntables and CD players to hear the music before you buy.
More than just a store, Record Surplus is a vibrant part of the Los Angeles music community. We host free live music performances in our store featuring local, national and international artists. Also Record Surplus supports local music non profit groups and we raise funds for public radio. We also provide professional D.J.s with networking opportunities and access to music of all genres.
Record Surplus has participated in the annual Record Store Day events every year since the first RSD in 2007. We offer a big selection of the exclusive Record Store Day Vinyl releases and ramp up the celebration with live music performances and give aways.
Stop by and see why Record Surplus has been named “Best Record Store” by LA Weekly and The Argonaut.