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Before You Purchase Used Records: 3 Things to Inspect

Playing a vinyl record through a turntable is an audiophile’s preferred method of listening to music. Although the world is slowly becoming more digital than ever, these analogue listening devices have received a resurgence in recent years. Unfortunately, these devices and vinyl records don’t exactly come in low prices. Although people used to buy vinyl …

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Music History: What Makes 33, 45, and 78rpm Records Distinct?

The idea for records existed for much longer than the materials for it did. For decades, inventors toyed with different materials, trying to determine which one produced the best sound. They had to be creative, seeing as plastic would not be invented for several more years in 1907. Vinyl records and long-playing records (LPs) are …

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4 Essential Jazz Records That You Have to Own on Vinyl

If you’ve read our article on why it’s not too late to start collecting vinyl records, then you’ve probably started looking for a place to start. There are a near-infinite number of available choices depending on your personal taste in music.  So what kind of music should you start with? Well, any experienced vinyl collector …

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The Battle of Original Vinyl Pressings vs. Reissues

Collecting vinyl records is a new trending hobby music lovers enjoy. However, upon hopping on the bandwagon, new collectors often find themselves baffled by one common issue – the preference of original vinyl presses over reissues. Many collectors, new and old, are on the quest to procure the perfect addition to their ever-growing collection of …

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Vinyl Record Care and Maintenance: 6 Mistakes to Avoid

In this digital age, using online music streaming services is the most popular way to listen to music. This makes it easier to share a personal playlist or tracks with peers. However, despite the convenience these digital platforms bring, many people still prefer the analog listening experience. These music enthusiasts found a love for building …

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