Records

Why Do Record Players Need To Be Grounded? Let’s Find Out

Record players have come back into style. What was once a sound of the past is again becoming mainstream as music lovers turn to authentic vinyl experiences for better sound quality. However, using a record player is more involved than turning on a radio or playing a CD. Record players without a built-in preamp must…

Popular Vinyl Records: 30 Essential Albums To Own

Despite popular belief, vinyl sales have been steadily increasing for years–and with good reason. As many audiophiles and music collectors know, most albums simply sound better on vinyl. If you’re looking to expand your vinyl collection, this list contains several essential must-haves for you to consider.  Here are 30 essential popular vinyl records to own: …

How To Organize Vinyl Records

Whether you own five or five hundred records, organizing your vinyl collection can be tricky. There are lots of ways to organize records, but depending on the size of your collection, how often you play the records, and how you’d like to display your collection, some options are better than others.  Here are a few…

A Step by Step Guide to Cleaning Vinyl Records With Soap and Water

If you’ve never cleaned your vinyl records collection, the needle on your record player probably hates you for it. Besides that, your precious records could also be on the brink of succumbing to dust mites! Here’s a step-by-step guide to getting squeaky clean vinyl records. Here’s how you can clean your vinyl records using soap…

Great places to sell Vinyl Records: Near Me and Online

Vinyl records have been exploding in popularity over the past decade. From popular artists releasing limited edition LPs to the comeback of record players, you may be wondering if there’s a market for selling your vinyl records.  Here are the main places where you can sell your vinyl records: Local record stores Book shops Antique…

25 of the Best Vinyl Records for Audiophiles

As an audiophile, it can be hard to decide which vinyl records are worth investing in when choosing between a plethora of highly-appraised and critically-acclaimed albums, and finding excellent records can be even more challenging for those new to vinyl. To help you better start or expand your collection, I’ve compiled a list of some…

How Many Tracks Fit On a Vinyl Record? (We Find Out)

Vinyl records have surged in popularity. Perhaps to the surprise and delight of many, outliving other mediums like CDs (compact discs) and MP3 players. If you are one of the many interested in buying and collecting vinyl records, you likely have many questions. A popular question is how many tracks fit on a vinyl record? …

26 Great Gifts for the Vinyl Record Lover

We all have that person in our life who’s hard to shop for. But if you have a vinyl record lover in your life, there are countless options for gifts that will satisfy them. Whether you’re buying them their favorite record or a new accessory, the possibilities are endless. Here are 26 great gifts for…

Are Vinyl Records Recyclable? Let’s Find Out!

PVC (polyvinyl chloride, popularly known as vinyl) is the most versatile plastic on Earth and was used extensively by the record industry. While most people have switched to digital music, many of us continue to store our vinyl records at home, unsure what to do with them. Vinyl records are non-recyclable. This is because the…

How To Tell If A Record Is Warped

How to tell if a record is warped — if you are new to collecting vinyl records, this is important for you to know. Vinyl records are delicate items, so proper care is essential. But before you can do that, you need to know how to check if there is warping on your record. The…