Buy Vinyl Records online!
Shopping vinyl records online these days is easier and safer than ever. Online vinyl record stores and marketplaces are many and remarkable.
In this post I will answer the question “where to buy vinyl records online?” and propose the largest, most historic, and most promising places where the largest quantities of vinyl records are available and sold online.
I’ve been buying vinyl records since 1985 and started buying online from the early ’00s from a marketplace that no longer exists: gemm.com Some of you reading this post will remember it. It was a marketplace that had everything even vinyl records in large quantities.
I have purchased thousands of vinyl records from hundreds of online records stores and the places I suggest are tested and used not only by me but by millions of users from all over the world.
In recent years I have been buying records online only from the VINYLOM marketplace. (Υou’ll understand why.)
I’ll start this post first with the music marketplaces from the oldest to the newest, then I’ll mention the big marketplaces that someone can find vinyl records online, and then I’ll suggest some excellent online record stores.
Musicstack was one of the first places to buy vinyl records. Maybe the first one.
According to their description: Since 1997 MusicStack has helped hundreds of thousands of collectors add hard to find records, rare LPs, and out-of-print CDs to their collections. Music collectors have come to know, love, and trust us.
Many of our customers have been with us for years, some even decades. when you search MusicStack you are not just searching one record store, instead you are searching over 1000 online record stores and looking through the inventory of millions of vinyl records and compact discs online.
With so many record stores and vinyl record albums located in one place you will easily be able to find all the hard to find vinyl, rare LP records and out-of-print 45 RPM singles that have been eluding you for years.
According to their description: «In 2001, at the dawn of the Internet era, two vinyl record addicts decided to create a website that would connect international buyers and sellers of new and used records and CDs.
CDandLP was born. It quickly became one of the first online marketplaces dedicated to music. The platform available for private and professional sellers grew up non-stop because of the collectors’ interest.
At CDandLP every collector can buy records online from many records sellers worldwide.
According to the Wikipedia description: Discogs (short for discographies) is a website and crowdsourced database of information about audio recordings, including commercial releases, promotional releases, and bootleg or off-label releases.
The site was created to become the largest online database of electronic music. It is located in Portland, Oregon, United States, and is currently the largest music marketplace in which one can find vinyl records for sale online.
Vinylom is my “child” that I’m quite proud of. It started in 2018 as a side project and today it is a vinyl marketplace with hundreds of thousands of vinyl records for sale which has specialized in Metal and Hard Rock and Rock music (but there are available for sale, vinyl records of all kinds) and grows day by day.
If you are buying vinyl records online, at Vinylom Marketplace right now you can find vinyl records from hundreds of online record Sellers from all over the world and the numbers grow as we speak.
In Vinylom, someone can buy vinyl records that do not exist for sale in any other online places.
If you want to learn more about Vinylom and me, please enter here.
ebay is also an online place from which I have purchased hundreds of vinyl records.
According to Wikipedia’s description, eBay Inc. is an American multinational e-commerce corporation based in San Jose, California, that facilitates consumer-to-consumer and business-to-consumer sales through its website.
The company manages the eBay website, an online auction and shopping website in which people and businesses buy and sell a wide variety of goods and services worldwide.
Amazon is the world’s largest online retailer and is rapidly growing its footprint in other areas such as physical retail stores, subscription services, and web services. On Amazon, there are online vinyl shops from which one can shop vinyl online.
Bandcamp’s mission is to create the best possible service for artists and labels to share and earn money from their music, and for fans to discover and enjoy it.
In bandcamp many bands have their vinyl records for sale.
According to their Wikipedia description: Craigslist (stylized as craigslist) is an American classified advertisements website with sections devoted to jobs, housing, for sale, items wanted, services, community service, gigs, reviews, and discussion forums.
Craig Newmark started the service in 1995 as an email distribution list to friends, featuring local events in the San Francisco Bay Area. It became a web-based service in 1996 and expanded into other categories. It started expanding to other U.S. and Canadian cities in 2000, and now covers 70 countries.
In Graiglist one can buy vinyl records online mainly in lots.
There one can find thousands of vinyl records online from thousands of sellers from all over the world.
ONLINE RECORD SHOPS & LABELS
NO REMORSE is a Heavy Metal Store and record label opened to cover a market segment, which had not been developed.
The successful discovery of rare discs and special editions, both from commercial bands and from the underground, helped to gain a respectable name not only in Greece but also in many European countries. The success of the music store led to the creation of a department, from which he can re-release albums of the past in special editions with extra material.
Vinylmonster is a record store and record label specializing in Alternative rock, Metal, Stoner, Post Rock, and other similar subgenres.
Check out the Vinylmonster’s catalog and I’m sure you will find great albums and rare gems.
RECORD LABELS’ ONLINE STORES
Many Major Record Labels have their own online stores in which they sell their releases. Some vinyl versions are sold exclusively in the shops of record labels. Keep an eye out!
Century Media (Metal)
Spinefarm Records (Metal)
In the above websites, you will find all the vinyl records that you are looking for.
One of these will be for you the best place to find your vinyl records online.
Enjoy the digging!