It's not really a secret that LA is one of the forerunning cities of the music world, and if you're looking for a great record store to bulk up your collection—or maybe get find a few new favorites—head into Vacation Vinyl. Specializing in heavier and experimental music, Vacation Vinyl is packed with finds you can't get too many other places—including the acclaimed Amoeba record store. And while they do specialize in rock and even more heavy-hitting genres, they do also offer a host of dance, hip-hop, and folk albums to bolster your collection with.
*Local Expert Chris Martins says: "Cozy community vibes and a very friendly, deeply knowledgable staff. Worth visiting just to peep the metal music micro-genre sorting system, but they've got other types too (and tapes!)."
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