Where to buy vinyl of all kinds on the web?

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TheChairGuy

Where to buy vinyl of all kinds on the web?
« on: 5 Sep 2007, 05:33 am »
We have a sticky already for Jazz LP's, but why not start one for ALL LP's (new or used) .

So, come on fella's, where on the worldwide web (or Mail Order) do you get your vinyl jollies?  aa

TheChairGuy

Re: Where to buy vinyl of all kinds on the web?
« Reply #1 on: 5 Sep 2007, 03:39 pm »
Well, I'll start then..

As I've had a couple vinyl stores near me (until recently) I've only bought from one mail order/internet retailer for records - Music Direct (www.amusicdirect.com)

A few others I'd likely buy from in the future include:

www.acousticsounds.com
www.vinyl.com (limited inventory, but great prices)
www.elusivedisc.com

I noticed Red Trumpet closed their doors recently  :( Hey, does Princeton Record Exchange sell via the web?....I remember they came to my college (Villanova) and sold records years ago and I know they are still there (Larry Crim mentioned it recently) - but...www.prex.com doesn't find their website right now (just tried)

Of course, there is ebay and Amazon for LP's, too. Anymore out there.....this is rather a pathetic selection of places now left to buy albums  :cry:

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Re: Where to buy vinyl of all kinds on the web?
« Reply #2 on: 5 Sep 2007, 04:46 pm »
Craig's List.  There is someone getting out of vinyl and unloading at least every other week.   :scratch:  You just have to be patient and willing to buy the lot to get a good deal.  That's how I end up with many extras but I still come out ahead compared to buying pricy individual collector's LPs.  The best deal I got was a collection of over 100 boxed sets of top notch opera recordings for $300. :thumb: 

Correction!  Merle gave me his collection of hundreds of baroque LPs from the Musical Heritage Society for free.  That's the best deal.   :bowdown:

lcrim

Re: Where to buy vinyl of all kinds on the web?
« Reply #3 on: 5 Sep 2007, 06:19 pm »
For Princeton Record Exchange try  http://www.princetonrecordexchange.com/
The thing is, if you want something in particular, I would suggest GEMM and a great deal of patience.  The gradings are nowhere's near being equal from merchant to merchant and the shipping has gotten ridiculous but still its viable.  Near mint can mean anything from near mint to only a few major scratches. 
Princeton Record Exchange is a way to kill hours and be transported away.  I just absolutely get lost in there.
There are other local vendors of used vinyl but nothing as extensive as Princeton.  The campus is nearby and the art museum there has some treats worth seeing as well. 
I also buy occassional new records but lots of people, like vendors at work etc. know I'm into vinyl and send me presents which is often very cool and sometimes when I forget to listen to it can be an embarassment.

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Re: Where to buy vinyl of all kinds on the web?
« Reply #4 on: 5 Sep 2007, 06:46 pm »
I got some records from here as well.
http://eil.com/

chosenhandle

Re: where to buy vinyl? soundstagedirect.com
« Reply #5 on: 5 Nov 2007, 06:24 pm »
soundstagedirect.com has outstanding service and selection. I have ordered from almost everyone, but I keep coming back to Seth at Soundstage because he cares about vinyl and totally stands behind everything he sells.


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Re: Where to buy vinyl of all kinds on the web?
« Reply #6 on: 8 Nov 2007, 07:54 pm »
I've been buying lots of indy rock/pop lately and really like insound.com for this; excellent selection of all the latest releases and great information, too  :thumb:

www.insound.com


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Re: Where to buy vinyl of all kinds on the web?
« Reply #7 on: 8 Nov 2007, 08:03 pm »
Audiogon member Emil_anghel always has an eclectic variety of LPS for sale. He is a bit more expensive than some of the hit and miss sellers on the 'gon, but you get what you pay for with Emil plus he packs well and is a great guy to deal with.

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Re: Where to buy vinyl of all kinds on the web?
« Reply #8 on: 8 Nov 2007, 10:11 pm »
Better Records / DCC Blowout

http://www.dccblowout.com/


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Re: Where to buy vinyl of all kinds on the web?
« Reply #9 on: 26 Nov 2007, 02:09 pm »
Try Forced Exposure for great alternative, electronic, avant-guarde, punk and just about anything else interesting in LPs and CDs. Reasonable prices also.
Bob

http://www.forcedexposure.com/index.html

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Re: Where to buy vinyl of all kinds on the web?
« Reply #11 on: 20 Dec 2007, 01:32 pm »
Anything Vinyl you ever wanted can be found here:

http://gemm.com/

They say they are the world's latgest music catalog store, with 16 million items.  Its acutally thousands of independant dealers who have banded to gether to service the marketplace.

Everything I have bought from a Gemm dealer was NM...


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Re: Where to buy vinyl of all kinds on the web?
« Reply #12 on: 27 Jul 2008, 09:09 pm »
Oh man. Buying records, in a shop or online, is my favourite thing, ever. I buy an eclectic mixture of old and new. Mainly black music. Mainly left of centre material. I have a thing for the obscure. I like anything that dares to be different, be it jazz, african, disco, cuban, reggae or electronic.

Some of my fave places to buy:

Used: (these sites can be pricey - but you'll never find a "common" record here)
http://diggersdigest.com/
http://www.groovecollector.com/home2/
http://www.juswax.com/juswax/default.asp
http://www.afrocubansounds.com/home2/
http://www.superflyrecords.com/home2/
http://www.purepleasuremusic.com/
New:
http://www.dustygroove.com/
http://www.fatcity.co.uk/sales/shop.aspx
http://www.soundsoftheuniverse.com/
http://www.piccadillyrecords.com/
http://www.juno.co.uk/

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Re: Where to buy vinyl of all kinds on the web?
« Reply #13 on: 21 Jan 2009, 12:25 am »
Direct from an artists label itself is a good way to go as well... Especially for heavy metal, I found albums that I had no clue were on Vinyl.

orthobiz

Re: Where to buy vinyl of all kinds on the web?
« Reply #14 on: 21 Jan 2009, 01:25 am »
Direct from an artists label itself is a good way to go as well... Especially for heavy metal, I found albums that I had no clue were on Vinyl.

Great idea. I just bought AC Newman's new album off matadorrecords.com. Album was released today, got 3 bucks off the CD, bought the vinyl also and 2 vinyls for my kids (they also collect).

YepRoc is a great site: they have Robyn Hitchcock, Nick Lowe, Ian Hunter, Paul Weller, The Minus Five, Sloan and Kristin Hersh. It's like one stop shopping for me. Plus, if you buy the vinyl, they give you a Stash with mp3's of everything you bought (and more).

Paul

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Re: Where to buy vinyl of all kinds on the web?
« Reply #15 on: 21 Jan 2009, 06:23 am »
http://www.auralexploits.com/

These guys have some good stuff

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Re: Where to buy vinyl of all kinds on the web?
« Reply #16 on: 22 Jan 2009, 06:06 pm »
We're some Norwegian guys in Berlin who just recently put together a marketplace exclusively for vinyl records. If you feel like checking it out you can do that here: http://www.nylvi.com.
We would definitely be super excited about getting some feedback as well.

/Thomas

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Re: Where to buy vinyl of all kinds on the web?
« Reply #17 on: 29 Mar 2009, 04:32 am »
You guys missed gregsgrooves and classicrecords (remember the sound). I use both of them and have been satisfied so far. :thumb:

moboman

Re: Where to buy vinyl of all kinds on the web?
« Reply #18 on: 13 Apr 2009, 03:40 am »
I know you said online or mail order, but let's not forget the local paper classifieds or yard sales/estate sales. I've been to many yard sales where I've been able to pickup albums for pennies on the dollar. The husband died and the wife just wants them gone is the normal reason for selling. One real benefit here is the ability to look at the vinyl before you buy.

I also want to thank everyone for their lists of places to purchase from, I've been wanting to buy some more vinyl from somewhere other than feebay.

mazingazeta

Re: Where to buy vinyl of all kinds on the web?
« Reply #19 on: 8 Jun 2009, 09:28 am »
I bought usually from amazon.com but the last two additions were from amazon.co.uk and normanrecords.com respectively.