About Record Surplus

Record Surplus

"the last record store"

Record Surplus is a leading independent record store located in Los Angeles, California. Founded in 1985, Record Surplus is one of the largest record shops in Los Angeles, with over 100,000 Vinyl Records and CDs in the store. Also we buy vinyl records.

Record Surplus is a favorite destination for music lovers and record collectors. We offer an extensive selection of new and used Vinyl Records plus used CDs, DVDs, cassettes and collectibles, all at reasonable prices.

We have music for every budget. Get $1 Vinyl and CDs in our sizable bargain section called “The Attic”. Also find hot new releases, amazing vintage Vinyl and rare first pressings here at Record Surplus.

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.

The vibe at Record Surplus is laid back, so you can take your time and enjoy some quality digging. Our knowledgeable and friendly staff is always ready to help you find the music you are looking for or discover something new.

More than just a store, Record Surplus is a vibrant part of the Los Angeles music community. We have hosted 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 2008. 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.