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Record Surplus

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Don’t pass this by!

We stumbled upon this gem while driving down Santa Monica Blvd on the way to the beach. Small... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
McLean, Virginia
via mobile
You guys are doing it right!

Any time I travel, I make it a point to stop into at least one record store - this last trip to LA... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2017
Cedar Park, Texas
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2 Aug 2018
“Don’t pass this by!”
5 Nov 2017
“Old records”
One of the largest independent record stores on the West Coast, Record Surplus stocks over 50,000 used vinyl records plus a wide selection of new vinyl, turntables, used CDs and DVDs. Offering every style of music imaginable, discovery is a big part...more
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12436 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025-2522
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Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this gem while driving down Santa Monica Blvd on the way to the beach. Small parking lot in the back, but watch where you park as all spaces are marked for specific stores. Huge record store! All genres! All price points. They...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank dshochet
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

You can find many old records here. If you like old records. You can listen to them here with a gram.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank PeterPers
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Any time I travel, I make it a point to stop into at least one record store - this last trip to LA was a small exception, only in the sense that I had a car. I made my way out there in the rain...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Bear187k
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Well organized records and CD's with the ability to listen before you buy on stations all over the store. My BF was in here for over an hour and got some great deals!

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank fijifruits
Reviewed 22 March 2016

It was worth the bus ride - easy to stop off on the way to Santa Monica. Collections not as big as Amoeba, but excellent even so and the prices good and staff really very nice.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank LandC46
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

Super legit old Skool record store. Super nice and helpful staff. This isn't a hipster spot filled with $30 re-issues of Taylor Swift hits. You can find anything here. Totally worth a stop.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Jack S
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