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Americana

What is Americana?

Many music genres have their roots deeply planted in cultures from all over the world. A little piece of this merges with a few notes of that and suddenly, a new sound is born and the world of music changes once again. There is a certain genre, however, that has...

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Congratulations to one of our wonderful customers, Sun press Vinyl, on this great interview....

http://www.miaminewtimes.com/music/heres-your-chance-to-help-sunpress-vinyl-expand-their-record-plant-operations-9725495

‘Garage Rock’ the 60’s Part 3

We have been discussing Garage Rock and Bands (Part 1, and Part 2) as well as their big impact on the sounds of the...

‘Garage Rock’ the 60’s Part 1

'Garage Rock' and 'Garage Bands' can be somewhat difficult to define. At first thought, it seems it would apply to any band that began...

‘Garage Rock’ the 60’s Part 2

In our last part 'Garage Rock Part 1' we began to explore the many Garage Rock and Bands that were a huge part of...

Record Care 101

With the resurgence of interest in vinyl records, many people are playing a record for the first time. Unlike streaming music,  physical vinyl needs care...

The Resurgence of the Compact Cassette

The cassette tape, also referred to as an audio cassette or simply tape or cassette, was officially trademarked as the 'Compact Cassette'. Phillips was the first company to introduce it as an analog magnetic tape recording...

Is anyone “The Band” fan? It’s the anniversary of the album released Sept. 22nd,...

http://borntolisten.com/2017/09/22/september-22-the-band-released-their-second-album-the-band-in-1969-2

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Collection Protection Tips

Record Care 101

With the resurgence of interest in vinyl records, many people are playing a record for the first time. Unlike streaming music,  physical vinyl needs care to guarantee that it will be playable for many revolutions. Many folks will consider this knowledge too fundamental for them. That's great! If you have any tips to add, please feel free to do so...
I almost readily answered this question with a resounding yes! Then I decided to do a little more research as I wanted to get a few opinions from other people. I found this forum that addressed the question somewhat but was more about cleaning off a release compound that is allegedly on factory records. The compound is used to...
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