Waterloo Records & Video

(512) 474-2500 | View Website

600A N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX | Directions   78703

30.271946 -97.754195

 
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More Categories: Used Records, Movie Rentals

Bar & Club Special Features: Live Music

Payment Methods: American Express, Check, Discover, Gift Certificate, MasterCard, Visa

Consumer Electronics Products: DVDs

Shopping Products: DVDs, Music CDs & Tapes

Neighborhoods: Old West Austin

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Waterloo Records & Video

Reviews for Waterloo Records & Video

Waterloo Records & Video
Recommends

Waterloo's incredible selection of CDs, records and DVDs along with the friendly and knowledgable staff make it one of the best record stores in the nation! Great place to find rare and local tunes and catch a live gig!

Recommends

The most famous (and certainly most resilient) of Austin music stores, Waterloo is one of the last bastions of old-school CD sales, but also hosts intimate, in-house shows for touring artists when they come through town. Also contains a curated vinyl section, as well as Toy Joy-esque trinkets and other geeky delights.

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4.0

An Austin institution! One of the best record and video stores in town. They also have great live concerts by local & touring bands!

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5.0
over a year ago

Best Music Store I have experienced since the sixties!!!!! – Greetings,

To anyone who doubts that time machines and record stores are mutually exclusive, or in fact may not exist, just, for your own clarification, travel to downtown Austin and go to Waterloo Music. In a nanosecond you can travel seamlessly from 1958 to 2008 (and actually have kind, informed, pleasant travel attendants to guide you on your journey....I've even gotten great suggestions from fellow searchers. Last night I found, on one my numerous trips to this mecca, a MINT copy of Uncle Tupeloe's double album on 180 gm English vinyl...what a treat as I put it all on my Revox reel-to-reel for uninterrupted listening...at those times when changing sides or lp's just isn't the thing to be doing. I not only recommend it, if you do go, it is you misfortune...you will not find another, travel where you might.

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5.0
over a year ago

Best record store in town. Period. – As a music junkie I can tell you that if you can't find it anywhere else, you're ALMOST always assured to find it at Waterloo. They have a great selection of a ton of different kinds of music and I LOVE that they don't sort by genre, just alphabetically. In these days of blurred lines between genres it's sometimes hard to tell what section to look in. When it's all listed alphabetically it makes it a lot easier to find what you need. Yay Waterloo!

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5.0
over a year ago

Great place to find favorites and discover new artists – I can't pass through Austin without stopping at Waterloo to get all the albums I can't find at other places.

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over a year ago

One of the country's most revered music stores, and one of the best place to check out local performers. – In Short
Owner John Kunz opened the store in 1982 and the local music scene hasn't been the same since. The crowded, narrow aisles include the largest local music sections in town, along with a listening station featuring many Austin musicians. College kids and Austin locals fill the white 6,400-square-foot shop, particularly on live music nights when beer kegs flow and high-caliber performers such as Lyle Lovett, Sheryl Crow and Billy Bragg hit the stage.

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4.0
over a year ago

Awesome collection – It's been awhile since I have been in a record store that went without the pretentious feel of the big warehouses in LA but on a recent trip to Austin I found this record store to be just what I was looking for. A great selection, low key sales people that know their stuff, and just a general atmosphere that is comfortable to shop in. I will be back for sure.

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5.0
over a year ago

Austin's best place to shop for local music – Great music selection including local artists. Try to attend an in store. They are great.

 

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