Here is a list of places you can turn to when looking for soundtrack CDs and LPs. Certain dealers cross over between categories. Please note that a listing here is not necessarily an endorsement for a particular dealer. In fact, some of these guys aren't too swift.
U.S./Canada mail order
- ASQ Budget Records, PO Box 850067, Yukon OK 73085; ph: 405-324-6626 Specializes in LPs.
- Disc-Connection, 7990 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90046; ph: 213-650-2464 Los Angeles-based retail store which will sell CDs and LPs by mail as well; catalog not yet available.
- Footlight Records, 113 E 12th St, New York, NY 10003; ph: 212-533-1572 A record store with a fast mail order service, a great place to order by phone from the U.S.; catalog available by mail or on-line: http://www.footlight.com.
- Harvard Square Records, PO Box 1975, Cambridge MA 02238; ph: 617-868-3385, fax: 617-547-2838 This mail order company features imports, cut-outs, and other soundtracks.
- Intrada, 1488 Vallejo Street, San Francisco, CA 94109; ph: 415-776-1333 This is a label and store with mail order rolled into one. It is the most direct way to order CDs on the Intrada label. Write/call for free catalog.
- Jeff's Classical Record Shoppe, 2556 N. Campbell Ave, Tucson AZ 85719; ph: 602-327-0555 Thousands of soundtrack LPs in stock. Mail orders welcome; takes visa/mastercard, checks, money orders.
- Screen Archives Entertainment, PO Box 5636, Washington DC 20016-1236; ph: 202-328-1434, e-mail: NipperSAE@aol.com Has a wide selection of CDs at great prices. Write for free catalog.
- SoundTrack Album Retailers (STAR), PO Box 487, New Holland, PA 17557; ph: 717-656-0121 CDs and LPs, most in-print, with clearance catalogs every month as well. Write for free catalog.
- Soundtracks Unlimited, 10751 Rose Ave #211, Los Angeles CA 90034; ph: 310-839-1193 Specializes in high-end collectible CDs, will trade as well as buy.
- Star Tech, PO Box 456, Dunlap TN 37327 A science fiction merchandise dealer which also stocks a lot of CDs and LPs from sci-fi films. Send $1 ($2 Canada, $3 overseas) for giant catalog.
- Super Collector, 16547 Brookhurst St, Fountain Valley CA 92708; ph: 714-839-3693, fax: 714-839-8263 Carries soundtrack CDs and various sci-fi memorabilia. Acts as broker-house of sorts for out-of-print discs.
English mail order
- Backtrack, Grammar School Records, The Old Grammar School, High St, Rye, E. Sussex, TN31 7JF, England; ph: 01797 222752 Has LPs and CDs, free monthly catalog.
- Movie Boulevard, 5, Cherry Tree Walk, Leeds LS2 7EB, England; ph: 0113-2422888 Lots of soundtracks but high prices and suspicious listing of titles in catalog which aren't in stock (or existence).
- Prior Arrangements, 53 Rosedale Rd, Romford, Essex RM1 4QR, England; ph: 01708-764835 All formats of soundtracks, compilations, and shows.
- Rare Discs, 18 Bloomsbury St, London WC1, England; ph: 0171-580-3516 Has LPs and CDs, soundtracks, musicals, casts, personalities, and nostalgia. Formerly 58 Dean Street Records.
- Screenthemes, 3 Newlands Close, Toton, Beeston, Nottingham NG9 6EQ, England Specializes in TV themes as well as new releases on CD. Send £1 (3 IRC's Europe, $5 America) for 60-page catalog.
- Soundtracks Direct, Silva House, 261 Royal College Street, London NW1 9LU, England; ph: 0171-284-0525 Mail order outlet of Silva Screen Records, including lots of non-Silva titles.
- Soundtrack Deletions, 1 B Woodstock Rd, Strood, Rochester, Kent, ME2 2DI, England; ph: 01272-711053 Another English mail order dealer, write for information.
European mail order
- Chinatown Filmmusic, Bernd Plachetka, Ohmbachsgasse 4, 63738 Aschaffenberg, Germany This is a German mail order dealer carrying LPs and CDs, with search services. Write for info.
- Cinι Musique, 50, rue de l'Arbre Sec, 75001 Paris, France A French soundtrack shop featuring mail order and a large supply of LPs and CDs. (Tell them to pay me for all the FSM's they've sold.)
- Cine City, PO Box 1710, 1200 BS Hilversum, Holland (0)35 210234 Dutch mail order outlet; soundtracks, Ennio Morricone LPs/45s/CDs and videotapes. Send $1 or 2 IRCs for catalog.
- Cinema Soundtrack Club, Postfach 52 01 51, D- 22591 Hamburg, Germany Not really a club but a soundtrack dealer, carrying LPs, CD, and soundtrack books. Write for free catalog.
- Cinesoundtrack Service, Soundtrack Collectors Dept., Chopinlaan 30, 6865 EW Doorwerth, Holland A Dutch organization offering soundtracks via mail order; features monthly bulletin of new releases.
- Rosebud Cinema Shop, Pasaje Artis, 46001 Valencia, Spain Large selection of soundtracks; no catalog, but will ship mail order.
- Soundtrack!, Luc Van de Ven, Astridlaan 171, 2800 Mechelen, Belgium This is Soundtrack! magazine's mail order outlet; the most direct way to get titles on Luc Van de Ven's Prometheus label.
- Tarantula Records, Postfach 11 02 82, 20402 Hamburg, Germany Extensive LPs and CDs.
- Craig Moerer: Records by Mail, PO Box 42526, Portland OR 97242; ph: 503-232-1735, fax: 503-232-1746 Tons of LPs and 45s.
- The Record Album, 8 Terminus Rd, Brighton, Sussex BN1 3PD, England; ph: 0273-23853. All types of music, write for info and/or send want list.
- RTS, 1982 N Rainbow Blvd, Suite 183, Las Vegas, NV 89108 This carries only LPs, at prices many find way too high, but they are worth checking into if you are looking for a few rarities.
- 20th Century Music, PO Box 760, Quincy MA 02269; ph: 1-800-338-3193 Tons upon tons of soundtrack LPs, plus lots of classical.
- West Point Records, 24325 San Fernando Rd, Newhall, CA 91321; ph: 805-253-2190 Over 10,000 LPs in stock. Write for a newsletter/catalog, and include a want list if you have one.
Labels with mail order (their titles only)
- GNP/Crescendo Records, 8400 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069; ph: 213-656-2614 This is the direct outlet for GNP/Crescendo's titles (more than just Star Trek)write for free catalog.
- Varθse Sarabande, 11846 Ventura Blvd, Suite 130, Studio City CA 91604; ph: 818-753-4143 The official Varθse outlet. Write for free catalog and information on remaining CD Club titles.
- Albany Records, PO Box 5011, Albany NY 12205; ph: 1-800-752-1951, fax: 518-453-2205 This was previously the outlet for Fifth Continent labels (Label X, Southern Cross), and still carries some items of interest.
- Koch International, 177 Cantiague Rock Road, Westbury, NY 11590; ph: 516-938-8080 This distributor carries Intrada, Chandos, edel America, Silva America, Fifth Continent releases and more.
- Musicrama, 164 Driggs Ave, Brooklyn NY 11222; ph: 718-389-7818, fax: 718-383-5152 A CD distributor which carries Milan Europe titles, among others. Write for catalog.
- CAM, Via Cola di Rienza 152, Rome 00732, Italy CAM has reissued on CD many soundtracks from classic Italian films. Inquire about catalog.
- Books Nippon, 1123 Dominguez St, Suite K, Carson CA 90746 A source of Japanimation CDs, such as the Robotech-related titles.
- Laser Perceptions, 3300 Judah St, San Francisco CA 94122 A source of many Japanimation CDsAkira, etc.
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information may have changed. For more up-to-date listings, see the applicable sections on this site
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