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How Are Vinyl Records Made? 🤔

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How Are Vinyl Records Made? 🤔

It's easy to take for granted how much work goes into making vinyl records! What are the steps that come between a musician or band recording an album and you buying it? In this post, we’ll look at how vinyl records are physically made. Making the Acetate After the tracks for an album get recorded, mixed and mastered, an engineer uses the master tape to create an acetate. An acetate is an aluminum disc that gets coated with vinyl. Like a proper vinyl record, the acetate’s vinyl gets cut into grooves. However, each acetate usually has only one side with...

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5 Art Ideas For Useless Vinyl Records 🎨

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5 Art Ideas For Useless Vinyl Records 🎨

When you buy vinyl records online that are used or pre-owned, there's a chance you'll end up with an album in a condition far different from what was described. So what can you do with a useless piece of vinyl that's no longer worth playing? Quite a lot, actually! Vinyl is easy enough to work with, whether you're cutting it or melting it, there are a lot of creative craft projects to partake in with some otherwise-useless LP's and EP's. There's no reason to throw old vinyl away when you can repurpose and recycle it instead! Five Creative Projects To Reuse...

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5 Of The Most Valuable Vinyl Records Of All Time 🤑

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5 Of The Most Valuable Vinyl Records Of All Time 🤑

One of the reasons so many of us like to buy vinyl records online is we can search for albums being sold by thousands of vinyl lovers around the world. It's especially handy when you're looking for a specific record, in a specific condition, from a specific pressing. Whether due to limited pressings, deliberate recalls, mistaken mastering, reworked artwork, or just plain publicity stunts there's plenty of rare vinyl out there to dig for online. Some are so rare there's literally no telling what price they'd fetch if an owner decided to sell. Let's look at some of the most valuable full-length...

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Confessions of a Vinyl Addict

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Confessions of a Vinyl Addict

So, I have a confession to make… I’m addicted to vinyl.  But you probably already knew that from the title of this post. I never thought that I'd be the type of person who would actually become addicted. In fact, I was scared when I realized it at first. I did not want to be that person who had seemed obsessive over some trendy thing.  Some of my other friends questioned my liking for vinyl, but I don’t ask them why they like football so much!  But I was much like them before.  I still remember when I got my...

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What Can You Spend Bitcoin On? Can I Buy Vinyl Records Online With Bitcoin?

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What Can You Spend Bitcoin On? Can I Buy Vinyl Records Online With Bitcoin?

Yes, Vinyl Lovers Unite is now offering payment using Bitcoin. Not only is the Internet a better way to shop for vinyl, but now you can purchase vinyl records online using 21st Century crypto-currency: Bitcoin. Vinyl Lovers Unite is one of the latest companies to embrace Bitcoin, the new revolution in global currency. It's been in the news a lot, and with growing demand, we decided it was time that vinyl lovers had an opportunity to buy their favorite music the safest and easiest way possible.   What is Bitcoin? Here's a quick introduction: Bitcoin:  The Internet's Currency Unlike traditional forms of money,...

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