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21 Singles we love in 2021

Year 2022 has started and I am pretty sure that singles and albums from different musicians will be flooding our music playlists in no time. Before we let that happen, how about we look back on last year and see what songs have made 2021 bearable for us? Yes, we’ve already welcomed the year 2022, […]

NFT Albums—Pros and Cons and The Artists That Released Them

Welcome to the 21st century, where music is being sold and consumed in a million different ways. The newest trend is NFT Albums, and it’s something many people love to hate, and probably for a reason. But first…what is NFT? It stands for Non-Fungible Token. That doesn’t make it any clearer, does it? Before I […]

80s Movie Soundtrack Vinyl

If you can’t find a Delorean to take you back to the 80s, then might as well spin these 80s movie soundtrack vinyl! #1 THE BREAKFAST CLUB A&M Records has released exclusive and individually numbered vinyl albums for the classic soundtrack of the classic 80’s movie, The Breakfast Club. It was manufactured in 2012 in […]

Top 20 World Music Albums That You Should collect in Box Sets

World music get much attention but they do deserve much love and what’s a better way to show our appreciation for diversity that showcasing world music albums in awesome box sets. Boy, we just love box sets. They’re just on another level of “WOW” when it comes to music packaging.There are a lot of things […]

How picture discs are made- a comprehensive guide

Vinyl records have come a long way from being just plain black circular discs in the 1930s to being colorful picture-bearing discs in the late 1970s. They’re pretty to look at—something we all want to have instead of the regular vinyl, except that sound quality might not be as superior. There are factors that can […]

Vinyl Albums That Come With Awesome Posters

When you go buy vinyl records in the past, all you get is a vinyl on white inner sleeves. When you do buy in the present times, you get more than just those two. You get to have printed vinyl record jackets with artwork and even have inclusions along with it like photo books, lyric […]

20 Things You Can Put In A Vinyl Record To Make It Creative

Are you looking for a great way to make your vinyl record more creative?  Allow us to help you get creative with vinyl record pressing. There are tons of ways to design the actual vinyl record like having multicolored vinyl records, records that glow in the dark, or maybe vinyl records in different shapes.  However, […]

Vinyl Album Artworks That Know How To Rock Portraits

Album covers go way back, way back and it’s thanks to vinyl records and their inner sleeves—and of course the awesome art directors and artists— that vinyl album artwork has become a thing. It’s even in the Grammy’s. Inner sleeves in the past were just there to add a layer of protection for the vinyl […]

25 of the Most Controversial Album Artworks of All Time

Controversial album artworks give spice to every collector’s life. The music industry has been alive since forever and ever since the very beginning, controversies abound —whether they’re around record labels and their executives, musicians, and even the music they make. Obviously, album art could not escape this fate. Some were never released while some made […]

11 Hypnotic Vinyl Records That Deserves a Place in the MOMA

If it isn’t enough for you that your record is spinning funky music, well you gotta have these hypnotic vinyl records to have the full psychedelic experience. You’ll get a little dizzy staring at these beautiful records in equally beautiful vinyl packaging but that’s exactly the point, amirite? Besides, why should you buy modern art […]