Amoeba Music

Record Shop, Music Store, Music Venue
6400 W Sunset Blvd (btwn Ivar & Cahuenga Blvd)
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 245-6400
Monday
10:30am - 11:00pm
Tuesday
10:30am - 11:00pm
Wednesday
10:30am - 11:00pm
Thursday
10:30am - 11:00pm
Friday
10:30am - 11:00pm
Saturday
10:30am - 11:00pm
Sunday
11:00am - 10:00pm

Tips

  • Given all the music created in Los Angeles, its mind-boggling that theres still only one place you really need to go to buy tunes in this town. This Mecca of music occupies an entire city block.
  • The sister store to 2 locations in the Bay Area has an awe-inspiring selection of music, DVDs and posters and is also the site of free in-store concerts! Ample underground parking + they will buy CDs!
  • The hangar-size emporium has an awe-inspiring selection of music, DVDs & posters and is also the site of AMAZING free in-store concerts by huge acts! The store rests above an underground parking lot.
  • Huge record store right on Sunset. Always has the newest and most hard to find selection. Never disappointed with the shopping/looking/listening experience. -Alex Reznik, Top Chef
  • Go to the used section first. You might end up getting the cd you wanted way cheaper.
  • I grew up in record stores like this one. I buy most of my music online these days, but theres always a rare find in the bins or a cool music show to catch. - Darryl Stephens, DTLA - The Series
  • the used music can come from you. they buy as well as sell. helpful staff
  • Get lost in the music @amoebarecords. Go @metrolosangeles 2 Hollywood/Vine
  • Grab a basket and make sure you are not on lunch because you will be here for awhile shopping. - Venus D-Lite, RuPaul's Drag Race
  • Amoeba hosts free live shows every week. Check out Amoeba.com for schedule details.
  • See a free live show! (And if they are any good, get the cd).
  • Amoeba always has killer in-store performances from the best bands! Make sure to check the schedule for upcoming events. Fitz & the Tantrums was one of my favorite performances! - @lndsygblr
  • Check out the used CD/DVD section, then stroll over to the jazz section. This is one of my favorite places to shop in LA.
  • Mikel Jollett of Airborne Toxic Event says it best: "It's like the New York Yankees of record stores. Say what you want, it's just going to win."
  • Crate Diggin!
  • best music store in city!
  • Great selection of new and old vinyl. Prices range depending on what you're looking for. The store also hosts in-store performances and has featured artists such as White Denim, Cut Copy and others.
  • IMPOSSIBLE-TO-FIND LP's, DVD's, Laserdiscs, BluRay's, memorabilia, electronics and more are RIGHT HERE. New inventory added ALL DAY, EVERY DAY. One of THE BEST music stores in the world, hands down.
  • The record turnover rate is just so insane. You can check the new arrivals, then shop for an hour and come back and they're all different.
  • There's always a cheap vinyl bin - get away with a $5-10 shopping "spree!"

Nearby places

6360 W Sunset Blvd (btwn Ivar & Vine)
1501 N Cahuenga Blvd (at Sunset Blvd)
1520 N Cahuenga Boulevard (btwn Sunset & Selma)