Record store: Freakbeat Records

Our store specializes in a vast array of genres including classic rock, jazz, punk, new wave, rap, and modern hits. With 50 years of experience, we evaluate the value of vinyl primarily based on condition, offering both cash and credit options for purchases. Below you'll find answers to some frequently asked questions.


What are the store hours?

Just call ahead to let us know you're coming in, Thursday through Monday (No vinyl buyer Tuesday, Wednesday). Preferably before 4PM.

How do you determine the value of a vinyl record?

Value is determined from my 50 years of experience, considering several factors, but the number one criterion is the Condition of the record.

What payment options are available?

We offer both cash and credit options. Credit is 50% more than cash. For example, if you are offered $10 in cash, the credit value would be $15.

What types of records typically have lower value?

Types of records with low value include easy listening, show tunes, country, and pop vocals. Also, records that were widely sold but are no longer in demand, like Jethro Tull.

Which types of records are currently in demand?

Currently, in demand are records from genres like 80's punk, new wave, rap, current hits (like Taylor Swift), Jazz, Soul, heavy metal and iconic bands like Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Talking Heads, The Clash, and The Doors.

Are there any exceptions to these guidelines?

Yes, there are always exceptions! The value and demand for records can vary based on rarity, specific artist interest, and market trends.

Last updated: 2024-05-29

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Nearby Cities: Sherman Oaks, Van Nuys, North Hollywood, Universal City, Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Westwood, Century City, Hollywood, Burbank

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record store address: 13616 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423, USA