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Third Man Records and Their Awesomest Vinyl Records

As a company that presses vinyl records, we always have mad respect to music innovators such as Third Man Records. They released some of the quirkiest vinyl releases with the most badass merch items to boot. Third Man is an innovator in the world of vinyl records and a boundary pusher in the world of […]

12 Reasons You Should Still Release Physical Albums Even if There’s Spotify

You might be wondering if releasing a physical version of your album would be a successful one. You’re not the only one though. Many people from the music industry do, especially during this age of digital streaming. Digital streaming has been taking over music sales since 2005 and it surpassed physical sales last 2015 and […]

50 of the Grooviest Glow in the Dark Vinyl Records

  Glow in the dark vinyl records have been here earlier than you think. And though there are many fans and vinyl collectors that complain about the sound it delivers, we cannot deny that they are just too beautiful and rare just to pass up. Also, it all boils down to the pressing of the […]

16 Redditors on Why They Love Vinyl Records

Vinyl is so back and it will be here to stay forever. But what is it with vinyl that makes it so special? We went to r/vinyl and r/letstalkmusic to find out! #1 They’re the bane of my fucking life! I love records but they’re also the bane of my fucking life. As to why […]

Is vinyl pressing different for black than the colored vinyl?

You know what’s cooler than vinyl records? Colored vinyl records, that’s what! If you’re a musician or just a design enthusiast, you’d know what I’m talking about. I mean…just take a look at these babies! Don’t you just want to buy them even if you know nothing about their music? I do! But if you’re […]

How to press colored vinyl records (and have them shipped directly to your fans)

Colored vinyl records is the shiz and making them is a thousand times easier today. What’s up with the craze? Musicians and fans are crazy for the good ole custom vinyl record format. They have been releasing vinyl albums left and right, some in the fanciest colored vinyl records and printed inner sleeves.  We can’t […]

21 of the Most Valuable Vinyl Records That Might Be Hiding In Your Grandma’s Attic

All vinyl records are valuable but some are more valuable than others. You know one of the many good reasons why people are buying vinyl records again? It’s because vinyl can be worth a thousand bucks…even millions (if you haven’t heard, a pharma guy bough Wu Tang Clan’s only vinyl record for $ 2 million!). […]

top 10 reasons why vinyl is called vinyl

Top 10 Reasons Why Vinyl is Called Vinyl (and Not LPs)

Vinyl records haven’t always been called vinyl records? Who would’ve to thunk it, and who fucking cares? But if you want to be able to talk the walk and want to be able to mix it with your fellow industry buds, it’s best you read on. The change in name didn’t happen overnight. It’s only […]