1661 Clarkson Road
Chesterfield, MO 63017
The Sound Room is synonymous with home audio and home theater equipment in the STL. Their showroom is where electronics lovers go to relax and daydream among shiny woofers and tweeters. Beside a brilliant shopping experience and state-of-the-art equipment, The Sound Room offers knowledgeable staff who can answer your questions, install your system components, and make repairs when necessary. The Sound Room specializes in custom HD and 3D home theater systems, high-performance audio equipment, home automation and smart technology, and in-home consultations for whole-house systems of all kinds.
1502 S. Big Bend Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63117
Alpha Tech offers a retro audio experience for vintage equipment buffs. Here you’ll find not only speakers but turntables, receivers, and other components, with a staff that knows how to wire it all together. Alpha also offers repairs and installation on sound systems and home theater electronics. Alpha Tech has been in the home audio and video business since 1974, and they know their way around a speaker.
131 W. Main St.
Collinsville, IL 62234
It’s well worth the trip across the river to visit Rich’s. The Record Emporium is a vinyl connoisseur’s paradise, featuring mostly new vinyl records along with vintage, with an especially delicious assortment of jazz albums and a selection of audiophile label and local artist recordings. While the Record Emporium focuses on vinyl (including turntables and accessories), the new Audio Emporium annex carries amps, speakers, headphones, audio racks and more. Their focus is on personal audio gear and fine audio equipment for intimate listening in “near field” situations (a single room, an apartment, a dorm) rather than whole-house systems.
11832 Dorsett Road
Maryland Heights, MO 63043
If you’re looking for a mobile audio (or video) system for your car, Audio Ace in Maryland Heights is a local favorite. The owners have built a reputation for listening to their customers’ needs, giving trustworthy recommendations, and doing high-quality work with a quick turnaround, with no hard sales pitch or attempts to upsell. What more could you really want? They do both installation and repairs, and they also install and service marine electronics, car alarms, and navigation systems.
900 First Capitol Drive
St. Charles, MO 63301
In the northwestern ‘burbs and St. Charles area, Tocco’s has been the place to go for sound systems for your home or auto since the 1970s. The systems have changed a lot, and the business has grown quite a bit, but it still has the personal touch that audiophiles demand. Whether you want a home theater system, an outdoor audio setup by your pool, or a banging bass in your vehicle, the experts at Tocco’s stand ready to help. Hours are by appointment only.