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What’s the best way to store your 45s?

If you are looking for a way to store your 45s for an inexpensive way to display your favorite 45 rpm records that are in picture sleeves or jackets, we might have the solution...
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So, you want to collect records?

Here is Part 1 and Part 2 of her Bop Shop series! Articles about Bop Shop, Needledrop and Record Store Events So, you’ve decided you are going to take on the great task of record collecting. Good for...
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Exploring Rochester’s Vinyl Scene: Bop Shop Part 2

Owner: Tom Kohn  Monroe Avenue Rochester, NY Part 1 In our quest to bring you the most accurate and applicable information concerning vinyl records, we reached out once again to Tom from Bop Shop Records.  Tom...

The Path to Record Store Day: Part 1

More articles by Jack B. Stephens Record Store Day began in 2008 and is an annual event held on a Saturday in April. In many ways, it can be considered as occurring twice a year...
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Exploring Rochester’s Vinyl: Interview with Needledrop Records

Bags Unlimited got the opportunity recently to interview Needledrop Owner Russ Torregiano! Rochester is lucky to have such a great vinyl collecting community, and Needledrop has been a staple for 7 years. Torregiano's shop,...
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Exploring Rochester’s Vinyl Scene: Bop Shop Part 1

So, Records. No, not that kind of record…VINYL RECORDS. Yep…the groove really is in the music. But at what cost? We wanted to ask an expert about how pricing is officially (sort of) decided upon...

Jack White’s Label Opens a Photo Studio

Jack White is a prolific musician but his inspiration doesn't stop him there. From founding The White Stripes and influencing musicians everywhere, to starting his own record label, and now to enter into the...
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Glossary Term: 45 rpm Record

More glossary terms When the 45rpm record – a green vinyl single of Eddy Arnold’s ‘Texarkana Baby’ – went on sale on 31 March 1949, from RCA Victor records replacing the 78 rpm record, the...
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Ban The Box: Making Audio Packaging Eco-friendly

One of the big things we learned from The Making Vinyl Conference this year is how much record manufacturers are looking for less wasteful forms of packaging their product, less environmentally harmful. In this...

2018 Making Vinyl Conference

2018 was yet another great year in the resurgence of the beloved vinyl record. This was Bags Unlimited’s second year(last year’s highlights) attending the Making Vinyl conference in Detroit Rock City and we, yet...

Audio Collection Protection Tips

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One of the big things we learned from The Making Vinyl Conference this year is how much record manufacturers are looking for less wasteful forms of packaging their product, less environmentally harmful. In this article on The History of the Longbox, Tedium states; “Paper manufacturers and plastic producers each wanted their materials to be used for cassette casing, because...

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