One Of The World’s Best Record Stores Is Right Here In Austin And You Need To Visit

It’s no secret that Austinites love music. The rhythm pulses through our veins and the energy moves us forward. We wouldn’t be the Live Music Capital of the World if it weren’t for the passionate audiophiles, musicians, and local businesses that keep it going. Since 1982, Waterloo Records has been the life force of Austin’s booming music scene. That’s right — one of the world’s best record stores is right here in Austin, and you need to visit.

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Waterloo Records is located at 600 N Lamar Blvd. For more information on new releases and free in-store performances, visit While you’re in the area, why not check out Austin’s massive grocery store located just across this street? You can do almost anything at that epic supermarket.