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Let’s get organized! Vinyl record sales spiked after the pandemic started and managed to top CD sales for the first time in decades. Three years later, and despite slowing sales, vinyl records are still popular among music fans (Taylor Swift’s Midnights was the best-selling vinyl of 2022). With that in mind, we curated a list of storage options that will keep your favorite vinyls, CDs and even cassette tapes in one place.
Whether you’re a casual collector or have simply accumulated too many records and CDs over the years, we’re here to help! Below, find a list of media storage options that are perfectly designed for your music collection. For more shopping recommendations, be sure to read our roundups of the best vinyl record players and turntables, and tips on how to clean your vinyl records.
Provided that you don’t have a huge collection, the Snap-N-Store Vinyl Record Storage Box is a simple but stylish way to store your vinyl records. This 12-inch box comes in multiple colors and holds up to 75 vinyls. You can also use it to store CDs and music memorabilia, but for something sturdier, try out a crate like this bamboo vinyl crate from Sound Stash($44.99), or Victrola’s Woden Record Crate ($59.99).
An eye-catching edition to any collector’s home, this vintage record stand offers a convenient and cool way to store over 40 of your favorite records.
Need something that moves around? The rolling vinyl record shelf is scratch-resistant and water resistant and can be used as a record table or a side table.
Keep your records dust free with these vinyl records storage bags. This set of six carrying cases can hold up to 216 records at a time (each bag holds up to 36 records).
Got CDs? Try out this stackable plastic organizer. It holds up to 30 CDs and there’s rubber feet at the bottom to keep it sturdy. If you need something larger, this adjustable cabinet holds up to 261 CDs, 114 DVD and other media. Another space-saver: Odyssey’s KDC300 DIA Diamond KROM 300 CD Case ($119.95), or these mountable storage shelves ($109.14).
If you’re looking for a tabletop option, Victrola’s bridge record stand is designed to hold up to 40 records at a time. Plus, it features a sleek, V-shaped design that’s available in espresso finish or white.
Feeling celestial? This metal storage shelf from Urban Outfitters is perfect for your turntable, records and other items. It features a sun and moon design motif and three shelves with metal separators at the base shelf. The metal shelf (20-inches x 11.5-inches x 26-inches) comes fully assembled and it weighs five pounds.
This shelf stand is a cool décor piece that conceals your vinyl records behind a hinged door with metal drivers to keep them upright. Available in charcoal and oak, the display stand is made from particleboard frame with walnut grain laminate and has four tapered wood legs and non-marking foam foot pads.
Since you’re already organizing your music collection, you might as well do the same for your headphones and get a stand, like the Yamazaki Round Headphone Stand ($19.95), the Suguder 4-in-1 Charging Station ($39.99), or this customizable headphone stand with charging dock ($59.95).
A smaller version of a stand that you might find in a record store, this two-tier, Liam Record Storage Stand makes it easy to flip through your records while keeping the cover art center stage.
Affordable and sturdy, the Lelelinky record player stand can hold up to 100 vinyl records and record player. It measures 13.38-inches wide x 25.98-inches tall (16.92-inches in depth) and is available in two shades of white as well as black and brown.
This multimedia wall unit is designed to hold 756 CDs, 414 Blu-rays and 360 DVDs. The wall unit has adjustable shelves for optimal media storage capacity and an extended bases for stability. It measures 60.5-inches x 37.25-inches and it’s only 7.25-inches wide. If you have a tape collection, you might want to snag this 100 Capacity Tape Deck on Etsy.
Need to storage option for your TV? This storage cabinet/TV stand is made from MDF and durable laminate and features four shelves (one adjustable), a cupboard to hold all your electronics and three open storage cubbyholes (two of the cubbyholes are tall and thin making them perfect for keeping your records in place) and cord management ports to keep your cords from tangling up.