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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 […]

13 Beatles Vinyl Records That Totally Rock (You’d want them all!)

If you’re a recent vinyl convert, chances are that before you go on a random vinyl shopping spree, you’d want to buy vinyl records of the famous artists like the Beatles. I mean, you know each of their album is worth collecting because the music is good… so you can be sure you only get […]

A Brief History of Music Formats

Music has long been a part of our life. Even before music formats were invented, music has been present with just the clamping of hands and chanting of people’s voices. As life progressed, music has become an industry—a necessity that people earn money while making them. Thanks to the geniuses who made these different music formats, there’s […]

2022 Grammy Nominees for Best Record Package

Year 2022 means another year for musicians, seasoned and new, old and young to receive either another or their very first GRAMMY Award and we’re delighted to see the “best record package” section (our favorite section) has a lot of really good stuff. The upcoming 64th GRAMMY Awards was supposed to be presented by Recording […]

Netflix Shows with Badass Soundtrack Vinyl

Netflix has a lot of awesome shows so it isn’t such a surprise that they’ll release badass soundtrack on vinyl. If you’re a TV show addict and you’ve watched all the good shows, well…there’s a much better way to chill. Check out these awesome Netflix soundtrack vinyl. You’d want to have them all. #1 STRANGER […]