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Torn Light Records
356 Ludlow Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45220
513-873-6995
Monday - Saturday
11:00AM - 8:00PM

Sunday
11:00AM - 5:00PM

Torn Light Records

We are an independent brick & mortar record store in Cincinnati, OH.

We offer a wide selection of new and used titles instore, on our website, and via our Discogs profile.

Torn Light Records also operates Fantastique HQ Distribution, a wholesaler of highly curated import and domestic labels. Wholesale accounts login and click button to be directed to B2B.
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FEATURED ITEMS

  • Shop Shirt – Summer 22
    $15.00 | , Select options

    Designed by Evan Wolff Rep your favorite Record Store Begins shipping and available for pickup and in store Friday August 19th

  • Spoils – Find Later CS
    $8.00 | Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “Spoils are my favorite band in Ohio. Rock for life.” – Kobe “Ohio style baby you know what we mean haha” Upon first listen […]

  • New Monuments – Language Is The Skin CD
    $13.00 | Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “The birth of NEW FREE JAZZ. A completely unhinged document of New Monuments. Fresh new quartet line-up. This is the next level, and the […]

  • Sissy Spacek – Blear (Expanded CD version)
    $11.00 | Add to cart

    An entropic vortex of full-room tear-up texture. Duo lineup of Charlie Mumma and John Wiese. Originally released in 2018 on LP/CS, this crucial CD reissue brings back into a print […]

  • Sissy Spacek — Electric Field In Parallel
    $11.00 | Add to cart

    ‘Another stunning, definitive and beyond harsh release from the arguably the most forward thinking ultra-sonic-destruction unit in the world.’ -Brandon Hill (Fantastique / Starved [...]

  • Sissy Spacek – Reslayer CD
    $11.00 | Add to cart

    ‘Sissy Spacek reaching full maturation – Hyper destructive low end heavy cut ups. Harsh noise from unheard nether-realms.’ -Brandon Hill (Fantastique / Starved Relations) [...]

  • Secret Boyfriend – Stud Control
    $9.00 | Add to cart

    instrumental tape-loop and ambient pieces from summer 2021

  • Poly Styrene: I Am Cliche – Blu-Ray
    $26.00 | , Add to cart

    Poly Styrene was the first woman of colour in the UK to front a successful rock band, and a key influence on the riot grrrl and Afropunk movements. But Poly […]

  • Kübler-Ross – Kübler​-​Ross LP
    $22.00 | , Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “Standing high and alone vs dozens of wannabes. Kubler-Ross stay true to a rigid tradition of earth 80s electronic post punk. No romance here, […]

  • RX-101 – New Discoveries CD
    $10.00 | Add to cart

    Label Description: New Discoveries” is a new side of the RX-101 sound. Rather than taking inspiration from braindance heroes like Aphex Twin and Bochum Welt, “New Discoveries” is a reflection [...]

  • The Wire – #461 July 2022
    $10.00 | , Add to cart

    “AMM: For 50 years, Eddie Prévost, Keith Rowe and John Tilbury have had their sights set firmly on sonic freedom, changing the landscape of music in the process. By Clive […]

  • MattxIbarra – Head Face & Meat 12″
    $20.00 | Add to cart

    ‘Techno’ has always avoided definition. Be it referencing the classic experimental and working class sounds from its origins in the early 80’s in Germany or later in Detroit – to […]

SPECIALTY ITEMS

  • Donny Hathaway – Everything Is Everything
    $40.00 | , Add to cart

    Atco – SD 33-332 Media Condition – VG+, few light marks on each side. Sleeve Condition – VG+, Still in shrink!, sleeve has very light wear

  • N.W.A – Straight Outta Compton (OG Pressing)
    $70.00 | , Add to cart

    Ruthless Records SL-57102 OG Pressing Media Condition – G+, LP has some hairline scratches, marks and overall wear Sleeve Condition – VG, has some shelf wear and marks

  • James Brown & The Famous Flames – Cold Sweat (Sealed!)
    $35.00 | , Add to cart

    King Records 1020 Sealed! Media Condition – NM Sleeve Condition – NM

  • Big Black – Atomizer
    $15.00 | , Add to cart

    Touch and Go – TG93 Reissue Media Condition – VG+, lightly used copy. Sleeve Condition – VG+, lightly worn.

  • Gag – Killing For Both Realities 3 ’92
    $18.00 | , Add to cart

    Iron Lung Records – LUNGS-167 Media Condition – VG+, lightly used copy Sleeve Condition – VG+, great shape, no real wear.

  • Betty Davis – They Say I’m Different (No Poster)
    $100.00 | , Add to cart

    Just Sunshine Records – JSS 3500 74 US Monarch Pressing Media Condition – VG+, few marks on each side, plays great! Sleeve Condition – VG, has some ring wear and […]

  • Earth Crisis / Snapcase / Strife – The California Takeover… Live
    $12.00 | , Add to cart

    Victory Records – VR042 Media Condition – VG+, great shape. Looks to of lightly been played. Sleeve Condition – Generic

  • Pebbles Vol. 10
    $16.00 | , Add to cart

    BFD – 5027 – A Media Condition – VG+, few marks on each side. Sleeve Condition – VG+, light wear

  • Incantation ‎– Blasphemous Cremation
    $35.00 | , Add to cart

    Necroharmonic – SLEAZY024 Media Condition – VG+, few marks on each side Sleeve Condition – VG+, great shape. Very light wear.

  • Prurient ‎– Frozen Niagara Falls
    $30.00 | , Add to cart

    Profound Lore Records – PFL-152.5 Media Condition – VG+, all 3 LPs in nice shape, very light wear. Sleeve Condition – VG+, light wear on sleeve.

  • Archie Shepp – On This Night (OG Mono)
    $50.00 | , Add to cart

    Impulse! – A-97-A OG Mono Media Condition – VG+, light marks on each side Sleeve Condition – VG+, Sleeve in good shape, has some very minor tearing on the bottom […]

  • MC5 – Back In The USA
    $32.00 | , Add to cart

    Atlantic – SD 8247 Media Condition – VG, LP has some hairline scratches and marks. Sleeve Condition – VG, Sleeve has ring wear and lots of wear from age. Some […]

STAFF PICKS

  • Spoils – Find Later CS
    $8.00 | Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “Spoils are my favorite band in Ohio. Rock for life.” – Kobe “Ohio style baby you know what we mean haha” Upon first listen […]

  • New Monuments – Language Is The Skin CD
    $13.00 | Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “The birth of NEW FREE JAZZ. A completely unhinged document of New Monuments. Fresh new quartet line-up. This is the next level, and the […]

  • Shriek of the Mutilated – Blu-Ray
    $34.00 | , Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “Absolutely bonkers Bigfootspoitation from the minds of exploitation auteurs Michael & Roberta Findlay. One of the classic WTF movies, very glad Vinegar [...]

  • We’re All Going to the World’s Fair – Blu-Ray
    $26.00 | , Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “Probably one of the most haunting movies i’ve seen recently. To talk about it too much would spoil it, but completely left me torn […]

  • Kübler-Ross – Kübler​-​Ross LP
    $22.00 | , Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “Standing high and alone vs dozens of wannabes. Kubler-Ross stay true to a rigid tradition of earth 80s electronic post punk. No romance here, […]

  • Nuovo Testameno – New Earth CD
    $15.00 | Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “CD issue of this gem of a cold wave record. Cancel that spotify subscription and pop this into your 95 toyota corolla’s cd player. […]

  • CrusHerr – Den Haag Acid Pack CS
    $12.00 | Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “303 Heavy CS. Use in application ranging through various heavy techno uses.” – Jack Label Description: Dope Sheets is a new sublabel of the […]

  • RX-101 – Hearts Utd. EP 12″
    $14.00 | Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “Breathtaking 90’s era Rephlex style electronic perfection. Blissful, playful, cold, heady, smart, primitive, and ingenious all at once. Must have material [...]

  • Bloody Muscle Body Builder In Hell – Blu-Ray
    $26.00 | Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “Micro-budget tribute to The Evil Dead from Japan, indeed featuring a body builder (albeit not Lou Ferrigno sized) battling the undead evil spirits in […]

  • Masahiko Togashi Quartet – Speed & Space: The Concept of Space in Music (Colored Vinyl)
    $43.00 | , Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “Originally released in 1969, at the start of the influence of free jazz crossing over to Japan, Masahiko Togashi Quartet’s Speed And Space is […]

  • Francis Bebey – African Electronic Music 1975-1982
    $27.00 | , Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “Mesmerizing electronic tracks combining synths, acoustic instruments, and both sung & spoken word. One of the coolest parts of listening to Francis Bebey’s [...]

  • The Contortions – Buy
    $23.00 | , Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “Absolute classic of New York’s No Wave scene. Dissonant James Brown funk punk. Reissued by Superior Viaduct” – Jon Soon after their 1978 debut [...]

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