We look at the best ways to maintain and clean your vinyl records, so you can enjoy their music for years to come. Cleaning your records is vital to maintain sound, maximise the life of your records and keep your entire vinyl setup running smoothly. There’s a lot of bad advice and old wives’ tales out there, so we aim to bring you the easy and safe methods to keep your … [Read more...] about How To Clean Your Vinyl Records
We take a look at our top ten vinyl releases of 2016, picking out the best music, the best features and the best soundtracks to keep you going before we enter the new year. What a year 2016 has been eh? We’ve watched sporting heroes participate in the Rio Olympics, a marmite President is entering the White House, and the Mannequin challenge craze took over our … [Read more...] about Top Ten Records of 2016
With the recent resurgence in vinyl, records are going to be on many people’s Christmas list this year. If you know someone who loves their records but don’t know where to begin when buying vinyl as a Christmas gift, this article is for you. This guide will make sure you get them exactly what they want, and earn you extra brownie points over the festive season! Where … [Read more...] about A Guide To Buying Vinyl As A Christmas Gift
We look at why record sleeves are so important to the music and why everyone should pay more attention to them. With the resurgence of vinyl, it’s not only the music that’s being discovered again on a larger format but also the beautiful works of art on the record sleeve. With CDs and downloads, you usually only get a small view of the art that accompanies the music whereas … [Read more...] about The Beauty Of The Record Sleeve: Why They Matter
Halloween is nearly upon us, so we’re sharing with you our picks of some of the best scare-mongering tracks that will have you dancing like a zombie all night long. These songs are perfect for a Halloween party, just enjoying by yourself, or with the family on the scariest (and most fun) night of the year. Michael Jackson - Thriller Why not start off with a … [Read more...] about Halloween Playlist: Keep The Party Going With These Ghoulish Tracks!
When the time comes to buy a record player, whether this is your first venture into a decent turntable set up or you’re upgrading to a new system, of course you want to buy the best for the funds you have. Often this means buying second hand. In reality, with a turntable setup, the technology hasn’t really moved on much in the last 20 years. This means there's a massive amount … [Read more...] about A Guide To Buying A Second Hand Record Player Setup