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Today in the Daily Trojan there appeared the article "Record Penny-pinching," a profile of the best record stores in Los Angeles. While LAist can't fault the need for such a list—and the conclusion that Amoeba Music is the best in LA—there are some fairly notable omissions.

Topping the list are Hear Music, Record Surplus, Virgin Megastore Hollywood, Aron's Records and Amoeba Music. Fine places, sure, but LAist finds fault with the skimpy selection. Los Angeles is brimming with excellent record shops that do not appear here.

So, to rectify such gross neglect, LAist would like to mention the following: Rhino Records, Sea Level Records, Penny Lane, Poobah Records, Canterbury Records, DMC Records, Vinyl Fetish, Scooter's Records, Fingerprints, Second Spin, Atomic Records, Kaos Records (formerly known as Hot Rocks) and the ever-present Tower Records, with special mention to the dearly departed Record Rover.

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