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Buying CDs, DVDs, LPs, and more at
Princeton Record Exchange

With a selection of over 140,000 titles, browsing through our vast selection of CDs, DVDs, LPs and more can be an all day experience!

We hope you get a chance to visit our huge independent music store - we're sure you won't be disappointed.

We are located in historic, downtown Princeton, New Jersey, and are easily accessible by car, train and bus-about an hour from New York City or Philadelphia . See our directions page for details. We are open Mon-Sat 10:00 to 9:00, and Sunday 11:00 to 6:00 EST.

Please Note: We do not currently list our inventory or sell online because our selection changes greatly from day to day.

Cheap Prices!

We discount almost all of our new merchandise, and, of course, the used stuff is much, much cheaper. The serious collector will find that our prices, especially for rarities, are substantially less than most metropolitan record stores.

New Selections Daily!

Our store buys thousands of new and used CDs, LPs and DVDs every week, so our stock is always changing. You'll find something new every time you visit!

Some of the more popular areas of our store are:

CDs under $5.00

This section has upwards of 20,000 new and used CDs priced $4.99 and less. Rock, Alternative, Jazz, Classical, World, Rap, Blues, etc. are all well represented with quality titles. Also includes thousands of lesser-known artists for $1.99 each.

$1.00 Records

Over ten thousand LPs at $1.00 each-guaranteed against defects. Rock, Classical, Jazz, etc.-many titles in all genres. Tired of those high city prices for LPs? Searching for those million-seller classics from your youth? Looking for a massive amount of vinyl to pick from? Come on down, pull up a stool, and spend the day hunting through our stacks.

DVDs under $5.00

Our growing section has upwards of 1,000 new and used DVDs priced $4.99 and less. Action, Anime, Comedy, Foreign, Horror, Sci-Fi, TV DVDs, etc. are all well represented with quality titles.

Classical and Opera CDs

We have over 10,000 new and used Classical titles, both in and out-of print, including many hard-to-find imports, historical recordings, symphonic recordings, chamber and instrumental music recordings, full-length operas and 20th century classical music. We also have over 2,000 classical CDs priced at $4.99 or less.

Jazz CDs and LPs

We have over 10,000 new and used Jazz titles, both in and out-of print, including modern jazz, bebop, classic jazz and fusion on labels such as Blue Note, Prestige, Riverside, Mosaic, and many hard-to-find imports. Our LP selection includes original 50s bebop to 70s OJC re-issues and more recent recordings. We also have hundreds of Jazz CDs priced at $4.99 or less.

Rock and Alternative CDs and LPs

We have over 50,000 new and used Rock and Alternative titles, both in and out-of print, including classic rock, punk, progressive, british invasion, psychedelic, gothic, hip hop, motown and soul music, as well as many hard-to-find imports and independent labels. The music range is from the 1950s to now. We also have thousands of Rock CDs priced at $4.99 or less, and thousands of Rock LPs at $1 each.

New and used DVDs

We have recently expanded our selection of new DVDs and have been purchasing hundreds of collections of used DVDs. We now have over 10,000 titles in stock, including 6,000 used DVDs. Disney, Drama, Foreign, Criterion Collection, Music DVDs, etc.-we strive to have an interesting selection in all categories. We stock over a thousand used DVDs for $4.99 and less, as well as many complete season TV DVD Box Sets at prices far less than in new retail stores.

New and used CDs

We stock tens of thousands of titles including rock, jazz, metal, techno, alternative and just about every other genre of music. We pride ourselves on our eclectic tastes-this isn't just the stuff you find in mall stores.
While we do not have our inventory online, if you would like to see sample lists of artists that we often have in stock and are interested in buying, please see our CD list of genres/artists/labels page.

New and used LPs

Our selection is about as big as it gets; we have thousands of Rock and Alternative records, thousands of Jazz records (many original pressings), and hundreds of Soul, Blues, Country, Classical, etc.

Our stock varies greatly as we purchase collections-we never know what's going to walk in the door, but we typically have between 20,000 to 30,000 LP titles in stock (not including the $1.00 specials).

Most used LPs are priced from $1.99-$9.99 (more for rarities)--we like quick turnover to make room for new collections, so we price them cheap.

Make sure to check out the New Arrivals area where we put out the newly acquired records-many of our customers browse this section daily!

While we do not have our inventory online, if you would like to see sample lists of artists that we often have in stock and are interested in buying, please see our LP list of genres/artists/labels page.

Video Games

We are actively trying to expand our selection of video games on current platforms. We presently have around 200 used X-box, Game Cube, and Playstation 2 games in stock.

Also Browse Through Our:

CD Box Sets - We have hundreds new and used CD box sets in many music categories.

Cassettes - We usually have over 1,000 used cassettes in stock-most priced at $1.99 each.

Emerging Formats - We are increasing our selection of SACDs (Super Audio CDs), DVD Audios, Hybrid CDs and more.

Other Formats - We also carry 45's, Laser Discs, Magazines and more.

Gift Cards

Give the gift of music and movies to someone you care about. Let the beneficiary of your generosity browse through our extensive selection and select what appeals to them.

See Some of the Genres We Buy and Sell

Our store takes pride in having a wide variety of music available. To see a list of many of the genres and artists that we carry, visit our Genres and Artists List.

We want to buy your music and movies!

We are always looking to increase our selection of quality merchandise. We buy private collections, estate collections, reviewer/radio station surplus, and entire record store inventories-no collection is too large!

If you have any unwanted CDs, DVDs, or LPs lying around gathering dust, check out our sell to us page, or give us a call at 609-921-0881


Thank you for your interest in our independent music store.

20 South Tulane Street
Princeton, NJ 08542



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