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We Buy Your Used Vinyl Records

Turn your vinyl collection into cash or credit at Modern Sounds in Boise, Idaho

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Turn Your Vinyl into Cash or Credit

At Modern Sounds Vinyl & Music, we recognize the personal value of every record collection. Whether you’re looking to downsize, explore new musical directions, or simply convert your vinyl into cash or store credit, we’re here to help. Our goal is to ensure you get the best value for your cherished records. Let’s give your albums a new life and share their stories with fellow music enthusiasts.

Why Choose Modern Sounds?

We’re Your Local, Family-Owned Shop: Selling your records to us is like passing them on to friends who really care. We’re rooted right here in the community, giving your music the personal attention it deserves.

Quick and Easy Process: We know you’re busy. That’s why we keep things moving fast. From the first time you get in touch, we work hard to wrap things up quickly and without any fuss.

Experts Who Get Your Music: Our team loves music as much as you do, from the biggest hits to the rarest finds. We know what your collection means to you because we feel the same way about music.

Helping the Local Music Scene Grow: Your records find new homes with people who love music just as much as you do. Whether it’s someone’s first record or their hundredth, your music is going to a good place.

Selling to us means you’re part of keeping music alive and kicking in our community. It’s simple, fast, and meaningful.

FAQs

Do I need an appointment to sell my records?

For smaller collections, you can walk in during our buying hours. For larger collections, we recommend scheduling an appointment to ensure we can dedicate enough time to assess your vinyl properly.

Please bring any original sleeves, covers, and inserts that accompany your records. These components can significantly increase their value.

We assess records based on several factors, including condition, market demand, artist, rarity, and pressing. Our evaluations are grounded in current industry standards and our extensive experience.

We do buy records that have minor wear and tear, but significantly damaged items (deep scratches, warps, or mold) are less likely to be purchased. We recommend bringing them in so we can assess their condition firsthand.

We’re interested in a wide range of genres, including Rock, Jazz, Blues, Soul, Classical, Hip-Hop, and more. However, we purchase some types of records less frequently, such as common or budget label classical records and easy listening. Feel free to contact us with specifics.

The duration can vary depending on the size of your collection and our current in-store traffic. Small collections can often be assessed on the spot, while larger collections may take longer. We strive to complete evaluations efficiently and respect your time.

Yes, you can choose between cash and store credit. Store credit often provides a higher value than cash, which is ideal if you’re looking to refresh your collection.

Sold records are cleaned, graded, and priced before being added to our collection for sale. We aim to give your vinyl a new home with someone who will appreciate it as much as you did.

We welcome collections of all sizes, from a single record to thousands. If you have a particularly large collection, we recommend contacting us in advance to discuss the best way to proceed.

Tell Us About Your Collection

We’re excited to hear about your collection and help you take the next step. Fill out the form below with some details about your records, and we’ll be in touch soon to explore the possibilities. Your musical treasures could soon find new life with fellow enthusiasts. Start now — it’s quick, easy, and rewarding!

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