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5 Essential Grateful Dead Albums To Own On Vinyl

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5 Essential Grateful Dead Albums To Own On Vinyl

When contemplating the vastness of the Grateful Dead catalog, one might think of this line from Dante’s Inferno: “Abandon all hope, ye who enter.” No one would blame you for thinking this. Well, maybe the upper echelon of modern Deadheads would (i.e. the ones who snatch up every single official or bootleg release regardless of price). They’re probably too mellow to hassle you very much, though.✌️ Anyway, here’s the point: The Dead have put out a notoriously huge amount of recordings over the past 50 years, in addition to all the taped shows (they allowed Deadheads to tape their live concerts and...

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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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Cleaning Vinyl Records On A Budget: The Vacuum Method

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Cleaning Vinyl Records On A Budget: The Vacuum Method

Whether you're trying to rescue that rare yet neglected album you picked up at a Goodwill or just looking to keep your collection in top shape, cleaning vinyl records is an essential part of being a vinyl lover. Unlike modern digital formats, vinyl records can be greatly affected by even relatively small amounts of dirt, dust or debris. In worst-case scenarios, attempting to play a particularly dirty album could cause damage to the record or potentially even to your player's needle and stylus. There are plenty of methods for cleaning vinyl records, some better than others. We're believers in the vacuum method. Yes, it...

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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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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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