Are vinyl records a good investment?

The vinyl resurgence as well as the general trend of collections and collecting have asked questions over the years of vinyl and how collectible it is. For the modern collector, it’s looking at how your investment increases or decreases in value over time. Although…

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Can You Paint Vinyl Records?

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Vinyl records have made a comeback in recent years, becoming a popular medium for music enthusiasts to enjoy their favorite tunes. However,…

Vinyl Record Guides: Repress vs Reissue vs Remaster

When it comes to buying vinyl records there are different formats that can be considered (repress, reissue, remaster). These don’t normally affect the sound quality, but more so the rarity of the record itself. Collectors, fans, and enthusiasts will look for different editions of particular records to add to their…

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Belt drive vs direct drive turntables

Turntables, also known as record players, are devices that play vinyl records. They have a spinning platter on which the record is placed and a tonearm that holds the needle, or stylus, which is responsible for reading the record’s grooves and converting the resulting mechanical vibrations into an electrical audio…

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Vertical Record Players: Buyers Guide 2023

Vertical record players, also known as “upright” record players, have become a popular choice among vinyl enthusiasts due to their unique design and aesthetic appeal. These players are designed to hold the record vertically, making them an attractive addition to any home décor. How do you use a vertical record…

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Best Vinyl Record Subscription Services

Vinyl record subscription services have been around since the late 2010s. They are designed to help music lovers grow their vinyl music collection with the emphasis on discovery as well as the classics. Each subscription services works a little differently, but most look at sending you vinyl records based on…

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Best online UK record stores to buy from

There are many great online record stores in the UK where you can buy vinyl, CDs, and other music-related items. Here are some of the best options: Rough Trade This iconic record store has locations in London, Nottingham, and Bristol, and also operates a comprehensive online store that ships worldwide.…

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How to Use a Crosley Record Player

As a music lover, you may have heard about Crosley record players, which are renowned for their affordability, portability, and vintage style.…