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6 Insanely Rare Records You Could Find Crate-Digging

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6 Insanely Rare Records You Could Find Crate-Digging

You walk into the thrift store / estate sale / yard sale and make a beeline for the dusty stack of records in the back, behind the arm chairs and yellowed out coffee makers. You’re the first one there. Awesome. But sadly, 30 minutes later, you’ve flipped through every Bing Crosby Christmas Album and Jimmy Buffett Live! and you’re yet to find anything interesting, aside from a copy of Dances with Wolves on Laserdisc somehow. Despite the Sisyphean nature of this task, the thrill of finding something rare and expensive for clearance prices makes it all worth it. These are the...

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5 Must-Have Records from Around the World 🗺

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5 Must-Have Records from Around the World 🗺

“World Music.” Just say those two words and you’ll make some people go all glassy-eyed. It’s not that these folks are against obscure foreign-made music. There’s just something off-putting about the category. For some people, it may call to mind deathly dull New Age meditation stuff. For others, it could suggest something like homework or brussels sprouts (i.e. stuff you’re obligated to appreciate). And admittedly, it can be a little hard to get into music you don’t know the words to (though this never seems to bother hardcore or death metal fanatics). Anyway, the point is that there’s plenty of...

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6 Reasons Why Millennials Buy Vinyl Records: The Definitive Guide 🤣

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6 Reasons Why Millennials Buy Vinyl Records: The Definitive Guide 🤣

Millennials may not have some things—decent job opportunities and pay, reliable social safety nets, a non-screwed-up ecosystem—but they do have plenty of options for consuming music. For the more technologically savvy, there are digital downloads and streaming. For the Luddites, there are CDs and cassettes (though finding machines that play the latter can be a bit problematic). With all of these choices, why would a Millennial buy vinyl? As someone who qualifies as a Millennial—I’m on the older end of the spectrum—here are six reasons I can think of. Status We should probably get this one out of the way...

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10 Iconic Musicians Enjoying Their Vinyl

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10 Iconic Musicians Enjoying Their Vinyl

I doubt if you go to this weekend's Record Store Day, you'll bump into any of these musicians picking up some rare vinyl releases. But it's cool to check 'em out enjoying vinyl back in the day!  1. Jimi Hendrix 2. Bob Marley 3. John Lennon & Paul McCartney 4. Amy Winehouse 5. Bob Dylan 6. Brian Jones 7. Brian Wilson 8. Elvis Presley 9. Robert Plant 10. Frank Sinatra Come check out our vinyl selection!    

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Why Do My Records Skip and Pop?

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Why Do My Records Skip and Pop?

What's the deal with the skipping and popping when playing records? This is more of an issue with used records and, of course, it's getting ever harder to find preowned vinyl that's in mint condition. The good news is that in many cases -if you're careful- it's possible to reduce skipping and popping, even in used records. Knowing these tips can make it a lot more fun to buy vinyl records online, with fewer disappointments. Causes And Solutions For Skipping And Popping Records 1 - Check Your Arm Pressure Sometimes, the problem isn't actually in the record itself - the issue...

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