Vinyl Records

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How Much Did Vinyl Records Cost in the ‘80s

Music was an integral part of the 1980s — the era just wouldn’t have been the same without big hair bands, Madonna and Michael Jackson. Interestingly, it was also in the 80s when cassettes and CDs began outselling vinyl records despite costing roughly the same. So, how much did vinyl records cost in the 80s?…

Alice Cooper Greatest Hits Vinyl Record

Spotting Fake Vinyl Records: A Comprehensive Guide to Authenticity

Buying vinyl records is exciting and rewarding if you don’t purchase fake, low-quality records. It can be difficult to differentiate an official record from a counterfeit one, but it is possible. How do you identify phony vinyl records and save yourself some money? You can spot fake vinyl records from details that imitate an official…

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9 Michael Jackson Albums You Should Own on Vinyl

If you’re an audiophile, you know the value of listening to music on vinyl. You may wonder what vinyls are worth buying, which ones are worth scavenging, and which ones you can do with them. Michael Jackson’s music is so iconic you’ll need vinyl or two (or ten), but which ones should make the cut…

The 10 Best Christmas Vinyl Records [2022]

If you want to feel extra cozy this holiday season, consider listening to the best Christmas vinyl records of all time. There’s something special about sitting by the tree with family and listening to famous songs. And with so many albums to choose from, it’s challenging to pick the right one!  Here are the ten…

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Original vs. Reissue Vinyl Records: Which One To Buy?

If you’re a music lover and a vinyl enthusiast, you may often find yourself facing the dilemma of whether or not to buy an original pressing of a record or a reissue. You want your records to sound the best they can, so this is no small question. Both options have their pros and cons,…

Blank Vinyl Record

What Are Blank Vinyl Records? (Let’s Find Out)

Maybe you happened upon a box of blank vinyl at the record store or are researching how to make your own vinyl mixes. Whichever the case, information about blank records is few and far between.  Blank vinyl records can be used as decoration or turned into your own personalized vinyl. You’ll need some expensive equipment…

What Is a Picture Disc Vinyl? Let’s Find Out!

I love music, from the acapella at church to the sound of my surround sound system. Yet, one memory impossible to replicate is the joy of listening to my grandpa’s vinyl collection. The sounds from my childhood memories are difficult to duplicate with any other type of music. A picture disc vinyl is a custom…

Vinyl vs Digital: Which Sounds Better?

If you’re a music lover, you may have come across people arguing over whether digital or vinyl music is “better.” Although it can be argued that the answer ultimately depends on who’s listening, going into more detail on both might help settle the debate once and for all.  Vinyl records use analog storage methods to…

New York

10 Best Vinyl Record Stores in New York City

While digital music has now become the norm, few experiences compare to the thrill of sifting through a stack of vinyl records. New York City is home to the most extensive collection of vinyl record stores in the world. Whether you’re an audiophile looking to add to your collection or a casual browser missing the…

Toronto

16 Best Vinyl Record Stores in Toronto

Vinyl continues to grow in popularity, and today, there’s no shortage of ways to get your hands on high-quality records. While it is easy to buy records online, nothing beats the satisfaction of shuffling through rows of records in a brick-and-mortar store. Luckily, if you’re a Torontonian, or visiting Toronto, there are plenty of amazing…