The SAN FRANCISCO STORE is open every day from 12noon to 8pm. Open 363 days a year! We are closed for Thanksgiving day and Christmas day only. We buy used records every day. We pride ourselves on paying more than any other store in the area for used... more
As the lone independent record store in North Beach, 101 Music consists of two stores with a massive collection of vintage vinyl. These two cluttered spaces, located around the corner from each other on Grant and Green, seem more like museums than st... more
Around the corner from 101 Music on Grant, the entrance to what they call 101 #2 is marked by a sign that says "Records" and a cheap 80's synthesizer nailed above the doorway. After meandering through stacks of old turntables, guitars, saxophones, cl... more
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In 1997 Amoeba Music crossed the Bay to open its San Francisco location, in a converted bowling alley at the eastern edge of Golden Gate Park.  Here we stock hundreds of thousands of music and movie titles from every genre imaginable, and we're... more
New and used books, used jazz vinyl, greeting cards and magazines. A community hub for Glen Park. Live events include:  Jazz Club!  When lights are low... 7:30-10 pm every Saturday night! $10-20 cover charge. "Jazz club" features some o... more
Stringed Instrument Repair and Restoration for all acoustic and electric guitars and basses. Quality guitar repair for musicians on any level of proficiency. Professional setups, adjustments, installations, refrets, structural repairs and finish tou... more
Free Measure is run by and for musicians focused on putting forth quality music with heart, sould, content and honesty. With a standard of fairness to artists, session musicians, producers, songwriters and publishers; we are dedicated to helping arti... more
Lots and lots of vinyl, particularly for DJs and young people interested in the creation of music and dance. There is almost always somebody spinning in this unassuming downstairs basement of a store. GM is one of the most fun places to search for ne... more
Grooves has nothing but vinyl, including some very hard to find records. All at reasonable prices!! They buy used records between 3 & 7 pm. more
Whether you're interested in lessons or just want to buy strings, solo likely has just what you need in a small specialized guitar store. If they don't have what you're looking for, they'll at least point you in the right direction. Also, if quali... more
Located in the mall of Japan Center Mall, Japan Video & Media Inc. carries an incredibly extensive selection of animation, drama, and special interest movies from Japan and Asia. This has to be one of the best places in the city to find or inquire ab... more
A good selection of Latin sounds are found hear. Most of the music is in Spanish and some obscure groups aren't on hand, but overall this a great place to search for that Tigres del Norte, Gloria Estefan or Vicente Fernandez record you never knew you... more
The New Century Chamber Orchestra performs without a conductor. The musicians interact with each other the same way members of a jazz group do -- through eye contact, energy, and whole lot of trust. The result is an electric sense of immediacy, excit... more
NOISE is a family-operated record store, art gallery, & live music performance space in San Francisco's Richmond District. Owner, Dan, is also a music educator and full time working musician in SF. more
Peacock Music is the oldest music store in San Francisco. The Peacock family builds guitars, violins, banjos and mandolins. Dealing mostly with string instruments, they buy, sell and trade. more
Polarity Post Production is a full service audio post facility located in San Francisco's North Waterfront District. Focusing on Television, Radio, Video Games, Film and Corporate Programming, our talented staff uses cutting edge technology to eff... more
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Founded in 1971, Rasputin Music is the Bay Area's biggest and best independent record store, and has the largest selection of new and used indie, punk, metal, goth, electonic, hip hop, world, soul and R&B music. With stores in Berkeley, San Franc... more
One of many Haight music stores that sells used CDs and vinyl records. The selection is good and the location makes it an ideal place for a quick visit. Sell, buy and trade. "Recycled Records" was started 25 years ago in San Francisco's famed North... more
For computer music geeks Steve Taormina and Alan Stewart, opening a computer music shop was, in their words, an "inevitable progression". Serving the whimsies and needs of beginner bedroom producers, tiny basement recording studios and fanatical gear... more
Rooky's is a vinyl-lover's palace, particularly if your tastes tend toward soul, funk, and jazz. They have over 50,000 45's from the '50s to the '80s and a wide selection of soul, funk, jazz, gospel, and reggae LPs. Rookys's buys, sells, and trades v... more
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We specialize in techno, house, experimental, & extreme music. RS acts as an important cultural hub within the contemporary underground music community and host regular shows with both well-known and underground artist. Come down, listen to some... more
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Shaxul Records is the first and only ALL Heavy Metal store in San Francisco. Featuring T-Shirts, Vinyl, CDs, DVDs, Patches, and more. Black, Death, Thrash, some Glam, some punk, and some rock and roll. more
Stranded is the retail arm of archival label Superior Viaduct with two locations in the San Francisco Bay Area. We love to buy and sell records in San Francisco and Oakland, and we have even more New and Used vinyl available in our physical stores. more
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THE MUSIC STORE...not just another record store. Celebrating 20 years! Buy, Sell, Trade, Rent.  Two floors of CDs, LPs, DVDs, Videos, Cassette Tapes, Games, Comics, Posters, Incense. Music Lessons; guitar, bass, uke. Record Needles, cartri... more
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Thrillhouse Records a volunteer run not-for-profit DIY Record Store.  We specialize in Punk and consider ourselves a “Punk Record Store”. But in addition to punk, we carry all types of new and used records and tapes – Classical... more
Part of the internationally known Caffe Trieste organization (the first Espresso coffee house on the West Coast, founded by Papa Gianni Giotta in 1956), the musical Giotta Family runs this boutique, Hollywood Class studio with the San Francisco Sound... more
Tunnel Records + Beach Goods is a shared dream collaboration between husband and wife team, Andrea de Francisco (beach goods) and Ben Wintroub (records).  Two blocks from Ocean Beach. more
Vinyl Dreams is a San Francisco-based record shop specializing in house, techno, disco, electronica and more. more