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Monday through Saturday ; 10:30 a.m. - 11 p.m. Sunday ; 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Our used buying counter closes at 9 p.m. ; Mon - Sat. and 8pm on Sundays.
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- Founded in 1990, Amoeba Music is a one of the leading chain of music stores that serves customers throughout the state of California. The company provides the music of various genres, including rock, jazz, soul, hip-hop, electronica, experimental, reggae and roots. Its stores feature a collection of CDs, DVDs, and video and audio cassettes. Amoeba Music offers albums of various artists, including Ashanti, Chris Brown, Jewel, Radiohead and Yoshida Brothers. The company also auctions a variety of items that includes memorabilia, collectables, promotional items and concert tickets. It also provides gift certificates of various denominations. Additionally, Amoeba Music organizes various in-store live show events and operates an online video library. In addition, the company also buys music records, posters, prints and laser discs. Amoeba Music maintains one of its locations in Berkeley, Calif.
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- South Berkeley, Southside
- Music Stores, Records, Tapes, CD's Used & Vintage, DVD Sales & Service, Posters, Video Tapes & DVDs-Rental & Sales
This place is just great. They have got a great selection of new and used music, movies, and more. You can spend hours here just looking through all of the rare items they have. They play music loud and it can be difficult to find someone to help you, but the selection they have overcomes any negatives.Was this review helpful?Yes No|Flag Abuse
I have about 20,000 CDs. No, I'm not kidding. I have several hundred vinyl albums and 12"ers. This sounds like a lot. But, add to that the fact that in 1997 I sold my entire collection. Which, at that time was a mammoth beast. In ten years I've not only recollected all I got rid of but turned my home into a CD annex in the process. And this is Amoeba Music's fault. I lam walking distance from this behemoth of a recor... view moreWas this review helpful?Yes No|Flag Abuse
The only problem with Amoeba is that every record or cd I request--which other stores have regarded as esoteric enough to warrant my institutionalization--is all-too-sadly mundane at Amoeba. But no complaints. The selection can't be beat, and the staff manage not to condescent, though their musical knowledge must be aeons beyond those of mere Earthlings. If you only go to one store in Berkeley, this should be the one... view moreWas this review helpful?Yes No|Flag Abuse
I have never found a more knowledgeable staff anywhere else. Ever heard something on the radio, loved it, but had no idea who was singing? Go to one of the staff members, explain what it sounded like, throw in a few lyrics and voila. They can always make great recommendations. I have always been steered in the right direction. Ive found music here that I couldnt find anywhere else. Take the stellar selection, knowled... view moreWas this review helpful?Yes No|Flag Abuse