Amoeba Music

Legendary Amoeba Music Hollywood to Reopen on April 1

Last year, the Hollywood outpost of Amoeba Music announced that it was in the process of moving, which came with a Tyler, the Creator-hosted video…
Daniel Kohn / March 22, 2021

Tyler, the Creator Reveals New Location of Los Angeles’ Iconic Amoeba Records

Amoeba Records, the iconic Los Angeles record store has announced that after years of rumblings, it will be moving. The store had Tyler, the Creator…
Daniel Kohn / February 5, 2020

Concert Venues and Record Stores Boycott LA Weekly to Protest New Owners

In the days since Los Angeles newspaper LA Weekly's new ownership group Semanal Media laid off nine of its 13 editorial staffers—and those owners were revealed to…
Tosten Burks / December 5, 2017

Soon You’ll Be Able to (Legally) Buy Weed at Amoeba Records’ Flagship Store

How can a legendary record store stay in business in the era of Spotify and Apple Music? For the Amoeba Records flagship location in Berkeley,…
Taylor Berman / September 27, 2016

Amoeba Music Converts Rare Vinyl to Digital, Makes It Available for Download

In the wake of a music industry decline that killed off brick-and-mortar competitors like Tower Records and Virgin Megastore, California-based chain Amoeba Music managed to…
Daniel Kreps / January 30, 2013