Everything Vinyl Records

VINYL’S STILL GOT IT

By on December 16, 2014 in Articles
VINYL’S STILL GOT IT

After all these years of musical device progression, it’s really no wonder that vinyl is still the best. Sounds better, looks better, feels better, everything about vinyl is magic! It may be in the way that sound waves are etched into grooves of polyvinyl chloride, or it may be the way those ol’ dusty records […]

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How Vinyl Records Are Made

By on December 1, 2014 in Articles

Here’s a great video we found demystifying the entire process of how vinyl records are made. Enjoy!

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Doon Womp by Opusoid: Vinyl Recored Review

By on November 20, 2014 in Record Reviews
Doon Womp by Opusoid: Vinyl Recored Review

This album challenges the ordinary expectations of sound. Opusoid, a multi-instrumental, improvisational performer creates music from the odd recesses of the mind, alluding to noises and experiences not commonly displayed in rock music, but highly emphasized in more experimental electronic music. In some way, with his guitar, loop pedals and beat makers, Opusoid traverses the […]

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Live From The Burning Room by Brother Grand: Vinyl Record Review

By on October 12, 2014 in Record Reviews
Live From The Burning Room by Brother Grand: Vinyl Record Review

Full disclosure: I have a big soft spot for stringed instruments. The bigger, the better. And the April 2014 album from Feedbands includes one very large, very present upright bass. It’s just beautiful. The band, Brother Grand, is a duo consisting of two multi-instrumentalists, and this album, Live from the Burning Room, is, well, live […]

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Mammoth Indigo by Mammoth Indigo: Vinyl Record Review

By on June 10, 2014 in Record Reviews
Mammoth Indigo by Mammoth Indigo: Vinyl Record Review

I might need to get another copy of this record because I’m pretty sure I’m going to wear down the grooves on this one way too quickly. I am in love. This self-titled album from a group called Mammoth Indigo is definitely a new favorite. They have elements that remind me of a lot of […]

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Honcho Dreams by Be Calm Honcho: Vinyl Record Review

By on May 5, 2014 in Record Reviews
Honcho Dreams by Be Calm Honcho: Vinyl Record Review

May 2014’s album is Honcho Dreams by Be Calm Honcho (an odd name, but it works.) Their sound has a surf rock, jam band feel to it. Each song is carefully constructed, which I appreciate. There’s obvious talent, creativity, and intention. The album opens with an energetic, jolting riff—the repeating phrase in “Always My Fault.” […]

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Record Accessories

By on April 25, 2014 in Articles

Below you will find a list of sources that deals in various record accessories. Each item will be followed by the list of dealers. It is advised that you compare prices and terms. Some of these sites require a minimum purchase and shipping may be expensive, especially if the vendor is overseas. The Record Collectors […]

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Golden anniversary finds 45s highly collectible

By on April 25, 2014 in Articles
Golden anniversary finds 45s highly collectible

Fifty years ago a combination of corporate rivalry and spite resulted in the introduction of the 45-rpm record format.Today nearly everything produced on the 45-rpm format is becoming more collectible by the day, says Tim Neely, an authority on record collecting and the author of the Goldmine Price Guide to 45 RPM Records. “Part of that […]

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Are still-sealed records worth a premium?

By on April 25, 2014 in Articles
Are still-sealed records worth a premium?

Is a record album still sealed in its original protective wrapping worth a premium over a comparable opened copy?Apparently it made a difference for one rare album in a recent auction.A copy of The Beatles’ Yesterday and Today album with the “butcher” cover and still sealed in its original packaging sold for $38,500 in a recent auction […]

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Selling your classical LP’s

By on April 25, 2014 in Articles

 International Classical Record Collector Winter 1998    Selling your classical LPs    A dealer’s-eye view of the market by Leslie Gerber I am sorry to do this, but I have to start off with bad news. If you have a large collection of classical LP records, it is probably worth less money than it was five years […]

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