Record store: Carolina Soul Records

Carolina Soul Records offers expert grading and fair deals for those looking to sell or consign high-value vinyl records. We're known for getting top dollar for our sellers, thanks to our vast customer base and social media prowess.


What genres of records are you interested in buying?

In general, we are interested in LPs and 45s in genres like Rock, Soul, Jazz, Blues, Rap, Reggae, and Gospel.

Are there any genres you generally do not buy?

We generally don't buy classical, big band, or easy listening music (e.g., Barry Manilow, Barbara Streisand, etc.).

What criteria do records need to meet for you to consider buying them?

We are looking for records in the above genres that are worth at least $5 or more. We use to assess value, generally looking at the median price.

What compensation do you offer for records?

We offer cash or store credit for records. Store credit offers will be higher than cash offers.

How can I find out if you are interested in my records?

If you want to email some examples of records you have or send along any pictures, that would better help us let you know if we were interested in the records you have for sale. Let us know what you're interested in by filling out the form on this page.

How does the store evaluate and purchase records?

The store purchases vinyl records from individuals, emphasizing the importance of lists for quick assessment. Upon receiving a list, we communicate our interest and outline the next steps for potential transactions.

What happens after I provide a list of records?

After reviewing a provided list, the store identifies records of interest and proposes an offer of approximately a third of the potential resale value.

-- Carolina Soul Records 117 E Main St Durham, NC  27701 (919)-908-6620

Contact the store

record store address: 117 E Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA