10 Must-Own Rap & Hip Hop Vinyl Records

Hip Hop Vinyl Records

You can find nearly any track you want on digital formats like streaming services today, and although that may be convenient, it’s definitely missing some sonic qualities in a few areas. Vinyl records are loved for their unique sound, and many songs and albums simply sound entirely different when listening to them on a record … Read more

How to Hang Records on a Wall: 6 Methods

How to hang records on the wall

Collecting vinyl is all about expressing yourself and your music taste. You can learn a lot about someone by just browsing through their record collection. That’s why many vinyl-lovers choose to display their collection in a way that is eye-catching and stylish. Hanging records on the wall is a great way to do this! Of … Read more

5 Methods for Fixing a Warped Record

Fixing a Warped Record

We’ve all been there. You’re getting ready to play one of your favorite vinyl records. You pull out your disc and set it on your record player and notice it looks kind of funny. Upon playing, the needle moves up and down as the record clumsily skips along. Uh oh, you’ve got a warped record. … Read more

Vinyl Record Grading: A Full Grading Guide

Record grading

If you’ve never bought a used record before, you may not be very familiar with the vinyl record grading system. Essentially, this is a system that describes the condition of both a vinyl record as well as the album cover. When people are interested in buying used records, they want to know what they’re paying … Read more

Why Is Vinyl So Expensive?

Why is vinyl so expensive

It seems like everything is getting more expensive these days; vinyl records are no exception. It hasn’t always been this way, though. A decade ago, the new and used vinyl record market was very affordable. Let’s look at why vinyl is so expensive and what exactly is driving the price increases? Why is a vinyl … Read more

How to Convert Vinyl to Digital

Convert vinyl to digital

Everyone loves the sound of a vinyl record. Every time you put a record on it’s an event – not to mention the superior sound quality that comes along with it. With all this being said, the reason why digital information became so prevalent in society is because of its convenience and portability. The same … Read more

Types of Vinyl Records: Sizes & Speeds Explained

Types of vinyl records

Are you interested in purchasing a new record but don’t know what size to get? Or maybe you’ve been given an old record collection you’d like to listen to? Regardless of your situation, understanding the different types of records and how they are played is extremely important. This guide covers everything you need to know … Read more

How to Clean Vinyl Records

How to clean vinyl records

Have you ever sat down and put on a record only to be met with the sound of pops, crackles, and snaps? There are few things more annoying than a noisy record, but the good news is it can often be fixed! If you’re experiencing loud pops when playing vinyl, odds are your record needs … Read more

180 Gram Vinyl – Is Heavier Better?

Man holding a vinyl record

Though vinyl records were popular during the 1970s and 80s, it’s seen a massive comeback in the last decade.  As vinyl records returned, they also had changed physically and in their quality. Today, some vinyl records come on 180 gram vinyl, which is thicker than the previous regular vinyl records. This article will discuss whether … Read more

How Do Vinyl Records Work?

How vinyl records work: a full guide

Records are fun to collect and listen to, but they have a rich history of science and innovation. No matter how advanced technology becomes in the digital age, there will always be a place for vinyl records. If you want to know how vinyl records work, there is a scientific explanation. A vinyl record works … Read more