Tag: vinyl records

5 records to help you appreciate vinyl

Posted on ABS CBN News, Jan 15 2017 07:07 PM, Rick Olivares As an old-time music fan, audiophile, and collector, the return to popularity of vinyl records has been a welcome development. As early as in sixth grade, I would save my allowance and on weekends do some extra work like delivering newspapers around the neighborhood and … continue reading

Your old vinyl records could be worth THOUSANDS – and these are the most valuable

Posted on www.coventrytelegraph.net, 10th December 2016 High street retailers have now started stocking the old-school disks, as they continue to soar in popularity The vinyl revival shows no signs of slowing down – with plenty looking to buy turntables and record players this Christmas. The retro form of listening to music has enjoyed quite the … continue reading

Decades-old machines turn used CDs into playable vinyl at Afropunk music fest

Posted on Digital Trends, September 1, 2016   Every year during the last weekend of August, every inch of the 10 acres of Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park — including the baseball field — is taken over by the annual Afropunk Music Festival and thousands of people who wear the creative core of their identity on … continue reading


Sounding good and looking great, these are some of the more special portable record players you will ever see. If playing vinyl didn’t already make you look really really good, these portable record players will give you that extra touch of pizzazz when throwing on your favorite 12″. Fumihito Taguchi’s beautiful and elegantly simple designs … continue reading

Does music sound better on vinyl records than on CDs?

Posted on now.tufts.edu, July 11, 2016 Paul D. Lehrman, a lecturer in music and director of the music engineering minor program, weighs in on the debate Vinyl is back, no doubt about it. Sales of vinyl records have been soaring, although they still represent only a tiny fraction of the music industry’s revenues: about 2 … continue reading


Posted on Crosley Blog, May 06, 2016 (Shout to Natalia Mohl’s incredible photography- go check out her dreamy photos at wildbindi, based in Sydney, Australia! With love from a transient Melbournite.) So say you’ve gotten yourself a record player. Awesome, A+. If you’re like me and part of the dreaded “millenial” generation, when you brought … continue reading

Meet the company that will press your ashes to vinyl after you die

Are you a huge vinyl record fan? Well now you can be entombed in one!   Now, those who truly love records can be entombed in vinyl. Jason Leach, from UK-based company And Vinyly is a record fan and has been pressing discs for the last 20 years. Leach now takes people’s ashes and mixes them in to … continue reading


Posted on Crosley Blog, February 26, 2016  WHAT TURNTABLE IS BEST FOR YOU? As much as Google is our friend, doing a cursory search for “turntable” is sort of like accidentally yanking the faucet off your sink and flooding your bathroom. There’s just too much stuff. There’s a lot of conflicting opinion and stated facts and … continue reading

The 10 Most Valuable Vinyl Records of All Time

Posted on coolmaterial.com One question we never seem to stop receiving from people is: What’s the deal with vinyl records? Why are they so cool, suddenly? What’s all the hubbub about? Well, we can’t speak for everyone, but we love vinyl because we love its sound—the soft pop of a needle working its way over dust, … continue reading

World Record Store Day in Melbourne

Posted on www.timeout.com, 12 April 2016 This Saturday (Apr 16) music lovers unite and rejoice – World Record Store Day (RSD) is back for another year and our favourite record stores are celebrating with so much musical goodness, we don’t even know where to start: live in-store performances, full bars, discounts, giveaways, and then some. … continue reading