Pittsburgh's 3 favorite spots for budget-friendly music and DVDs

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Jerry's Records

Jerry's Records | Photo: George M./Yelp

Craving music and DVDs?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable music and DVD outlets in Pittsburgh, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're on the hunt.

1. Jerry's Records

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Topping the list is Jerry's Records. Located at 2136 Murray Ave. in Squirrel Hill South, the spot to score music, DVDs and vinyl records is the highest-rated inexpensive music and DVD spot in Pittsburgh, boasting 4.5 stars out of 75 reviews on Yelp.

This spot was named of the best record stores in the country by Rolling Stone, according to its website. Look for more than 25,000 45s and hundreds of rare and collectible records.

2. The Exchange

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Next up is Squirrel Hill South's The Exchange, situated at 5862 Forbes Ave. It's an outpost of the national chain. With four stars out of 28 reviews on Yelp, the spot to score music and DVDs has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a low-priced option.

This spot, which boasts multiple locations across Pennsylvania, Ohio and Illinois, offers items like new and used music, movies, games and more.

3. Dave's Music Mine

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Finally, Southside Flats' Dave's Music Mine, located at 1210 E. Carson St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the low-priced spot to score music, DVDs and vinyl records four stars out of 18 reviews.

The site can tell you a thing or two more about Dave's Music Mine.

We found this about the business' signature items: "Dave's Music Mine, established in 1996, is an independent music store in Pittsburgh. We sell new and used music and movies, including mainstream content."

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