Welcome to Crooked Beat Records

Your place to discover rare, unusual, and independent new and used vinyl records

Store Hours

Mon - Tue 1:00 - 6:00   Wed - Sat: 12:00 - 6:30   Sun: 12:00 - 5:30 

Store News!

We are pleased to announce that we finally found a new store location in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria. We will have more details soon and will most likely be moving in February!

New Releases and Reissues

  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen
    Vendor
    Only The Strong Survive
    Regular price
    $34.99
    Sale price
    $34.99
  • Hammered Hulls
    Hammered Hulls
    Vendor
    Careening
    Regular price
    $16.99
    Sale price
    $16.99
  • Beatles
    Beatles
    Vendor
    Revolver (Super Deluxe)
    Regular price
    $204.99
    Sale price
    $204.99
  • Various: (Halloween Garage Blues)
    Various: (Halloween Garage Blues)
    Vendor
    Halloween Garage Blues
    Regular price
    $29.99
    Sale price
    $29.99
  • Various: (Punk Rock Halloween)
    Various: (Punk Rock Halloween)
    Vendor
    Punk Rock Halloween
    Regular price
    $27.99
    Sale price
    $27.99
  • Vince Guaraldi
    Vince Guaraldi
    Vendor
    It's The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown
    Regular price
    $27.99
    Sale price
    $27.99
  • Soundtrack: (Missile To The Moon)
    Soundtrack: (Missile To The Moon)
    Vendor
    Missile To The Moon
    Regular price
    $19.99
    Sale price
    $19.99
  • Munsters
    Album Cover
    Vendor
    The Munsters
    Regular price
    $25.99
    Sale price
    $25.99
  • Arctic Monkeys
    Arctic Monkeys
    Vendor
    The Car
    Regular price
    $27.99
    Sale price
    $27.99
  • Bjork
    Bjork
    Vendor
    Fossora
    Regular price
    $31.99
    Sale price
    $31.99

Back in Stock!

  • Fugazi
    Fugazi
    Vendor
    Steady Diet of Nothing
    Regular price
    $15.99
    Sale price
    $15.99
  • Fugazi
    Fugazi
    Vendor
    Red Medicine
    Regular price
    $15.99
    Sale price
    $15.99
  • Bad Brains
    Bad Brains
    Vendor
    Rock For Light
    Regular price
    $25.99
    Sale price
    $25.99
  • Bad Brains
    Bad Brains
    Vendor
    Quickness
    Regular price
    $17.99
    Sale price
    $17.99
  • Art Blakey
    Art Blakey
    Vendor
    Moanin'
    Regular price
    $23.99
    Sale price
    $23.99
  • Radiohead
    Radiohead
    Vendor
    Ok Computer
    Regular price
    $30.99
    Sale price
    $30.99
  • Radiohead
    Radiohead
    Vendor
    Pablo Honey
    Regular price
    $28.99
    Sale price
    $28.99
  • Radiohead
    Radiohead
    Vendor
    The King Of Limbs
    Regular price
    $20.99
    Sale price
    $20.99
  • Radiohead
    Radiohead
    Vendor
    A Moon Shaped Pool
    Regular price
    $29.99
    Sale price
    $29.99
  • National
    National
    Vendor
    High Violet
    Regular price
    $25.99
    Sale price
    $25.99

RSD Black FridaY Titles

  • Big Bill Broonzy
    Big Bill Broonzy
    Regular price
    $26.99
    Sale price
    $26.99
  • Davis Bowie
    Davis Bowie
    Regular price
    $24.99
    Sale price
    $24.99
  • Jim Carroll Band
    Jim Carroll Band
    Regular price
    $31.99
    Sale price
    $31.99
  • Marshall Crenshaw
    Marshall Crenshaw
    Regular price
    $34.99
    Sale price
    $34.99
  • Dead Milkmen
    Dead Milkmen
    Regular price
    $49.99
    Sale price
    $49.99
  • Doors
    Doors
    Regular price
    $26.99
    Sale price
    $26.99
  • Duran Duran
    Duran Duran
    Regular price
    $36.99
    Sale price
    $36.99
  • Billie Eilish
    Billie Eilish
    Regular price
    $49.99
    Sale price
    $49.99
  • EPMD
    EPMD
    Regular price
    $25.99
    Sale price
    $25.99
  • Grateful Dead
    Grateful Dead
    Regular price
    $126.99
    Sale price
    $126.99
  • Knife
    Knife
    Regular price
    $31.99
    Sale price
    $31.99
  • Gladys Knight And The Pips
    Gladys Knight And The Pips
    Regular price
    $25.99
    Sale price
    $25.99
  • Willie Nelson
    Willie Nelson
    Regular price
    $42.99
    Sale price
    $42.99
  • Question Mark & The Mysterians
    Question Mark & The Mysterians
    Regular price
    $25.99
    Sale price
    $25.99
  • Red Hot Chilli Peppers
    Red Hot Chilli Peppers
    Regular price
    $51.99
    Sale price
    $51.99
  • Jonathan Richman
    Jonathan Richman
    Regular price
    $29.99
    Sale price
    $29.99
  • Rick Springfield
    Rick Springfield
    Regular price
    $19.99
    Sale price
    $19.99
  • Stark Reality
    Stark Reality
    Regular price
    $35.99
    Sale price
    $35.99
  • Tower Of Power
    Tower Of Power
    Regular price
    $45.99
    Sale price
    $45.99
  • Tommy Townsend
    Tommy Townsend
    Regular price
    $26.99
    Sale price
    $26.99
  • Townes Van Zandt
    Townes Van Zandt
    Regular price
    $26.99
    Sale price
    $26.99

Gift Certificates

  • Crooked Beat Gift Certificate- $25
    Crooked Beat Gift Certificate- $25
    Regular price
    $25.00
    Sale price
    $25.00
  • Crooked Beat Gift Certificate- $50
    Crooked Beat Gift Certificate- $50
    Regular price
    $50.00
    Sale price
    $50.00
  • Crooked Beat Gift Certificate- $75
    Crooked Beat Gift Certificate- $75
    Regular price
    $75.00
    Sale price
    $75.00
  • Crooked Beat Gift Certificate- $100
    Crooked Beat Gift Certificate- $100
    Regular price
    $100.00
    Sale price
    $100.00

Crooked Beat Merch!

  • 25th Anniversary Hoodie (click here for more color options)
    25th Anniversary Hoodie (click here for more color options)
    Regular price
    $39.99
    Sale price
    $39.99
  • Crooked Beat Records - Classic T-Shirt Design (Click Here for more Color Options)
    Crooked Beat Records - Classic T-Shirt Design (Click Here for more Color Options)
    Regular price
    $14.00
    Sale price
    $14.00
  • Crooked Beat Records T-Shirt - 20th Anniversary Edition
    Crooked Beat Records T-Shirt - 20th Anniversary Edition
    Regular price
    Sold out
    Sale price
    $12.00

Crooked Beat Label

  • Various Artists- A Bang on the Ear
    Various Artists- A Bang on the Ear
    Vendor
    Crooked Beat Records
    Regular price
    $13.99
    Sale price
    $13.99
  • Insurgence DC
    Insurgence DC
    Vendor
    Broken In The Theater Of The Absurd
    Regular price
    $14.99
    Sale price
    $14.99
  • Various Artists- Recutting the Crap Vol. 2
    Various Artists- Recutting the Crap Vol. 2
    Vendor
    Recutting The Crap Volume 2
    Regular price
    $19.99
    Sale price
    $19.99
  • IndioBravo
    Album Cover
    Vendor
    IndioBravo
    Regular price
    $5.99
    Sale price
    $5.99
  • The Everymen
    The Everymen
    Vendor
    A Very Short Tribute To Eric's Trip
    Regular price
    $6.99
    Sale price
    $6.99
  • Palabras Poridas, - Mobius Strip
    Palabras Poridas, - Mobius Strip
    Vendor
    Palabras Poridas
    Regular price
    $5.99
    Sale price
    $5.99

Featured on The Vinyl Vault Radio Show: Thursdays at 8PM on WERA 96.7 FM

  • Fugazi
    Fugazi
    Vendor
    In On the Kill Taker
    Regular price
    $15.99
    Sale price
    $15.99
  • Cramps
    Album Cover
    Vendor
    Songs The Lord Taught Us
    Regular price
    Sold out
    Sale price
    $0.00
  • Rites Of Spring
    Rites Of Spring
    Vendor
    Rites Of Spring
    Regular price
    Sold out
    Sale price
    $14.99
  • Nick Cave
    Nick Cave
    Vendor
    Henry's Dream
    Regular price
    Sold out
    Sale price
    $0.00
  • Damned
    Damned
    Vendor
    Machine Gun Etiquette
    Regular price
    Sold out
    Sale price
    $26.99
  • Largest Selection of New Vinyl in the DC Area

  • We specialize in Indie Labels such as Dischord, Touch & Go, Merge, Matador, Cherry Red, Soul Jazz, Sub Pop, Jagjaguar, Secretly Canadian, Constellation, K, Domino, Sister Polygon, Epitaph, Anti, Hellcat, Numero, Temporary Resiliance, Dead Oceans, Fat Possum, Norton, Third Man, Light in the Attic, Colemine Records... and many more (including the big labels).
  • Diverse Collection of Used Records

  • We stock thousands of used vinyl records in all genres including Classic Rock, Soul, Punk, New Wave, Reggae, Soundtracks, Jazz and so much more! New albums are stocked every day.
  • 7" Records

  • If you are looking for a large selection of 7" records, we have you covered. Whether you are a DJ, jukebox owner, discoverer of new talent, or a collector of singles never released on full length LP, visit our catalog of 7" records today.
  • DC and Regional Recording Artists

  • Crooked Beats celebrates DC and the local region which have a rich history in music. DC has been vastly influential in most music genres including Jazz, R&B, Bluegrass, Punk, and Go-go. We stock local emerging artists and established DC legends.

Largest Selection of New Vinyl in the DC Area

We specialize in Indie Labels such as Dischord, Touch & Go, Merge, Matador, Cherry Red, Soul Jazz, Sub Pop, Jagjaguar, Secretly Canadian, Constellation, K, Domino, Sister Polygon, Epitaph, Anti, Hellcat, Numero, Temporary Resiliance, Dead Oceans, Fat Possum, Norton, Third Man, Light in the Attic, Colemine Records... and many more (including the big labels). Visit our collection of New Vinyl

Diverse Collection of Used Records

We stock thousands of used vinyl records in all genres including Classic Rock, Soul, Punk, New Wave, Reggae, Soundtracks, Jazz and so much more! New albums are stocked every day. Visit Our Used Vinyl Collection

7" Records

If you are looking for a large selection of 7" records, we have you covered. Whether you are a DJ, jukebox owner, discoverer of new talent, or a collector of singles never released on full length LP, visit our catalog of 7" records today. Visit Our Collection of 7" Records

DC and Regional Recording Artists

Crooked Beats celebrates DC and the local region which have a rich history in music. DC has been vastly influential in most music genres including Jazz, R&B, Bluegrass, Punk, and Go-go. We stock local emerging artists and established DC legends. Visit our collection of DC Regional Artists

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