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The 70th Anniversary of The Vinyl LP

This year marks the 70th Anniversary of what we now know as vinyl LPs. Although the format has been called many things including albums, phonograph records, 33 1/3 RPM records, 12” records and now...

‘Garage Rock’ the 60’s: Part 22

We have been covering the many garage bands of the 1960s in this series over the last several months. This part will entirely consist of relatively unknown bands that were brought back from obscurity...

THIS vs. THAT: Record Frames

 THIS     VS.      THAT         LP Jacket Frame Kit - Long-term display 13-7/8 x 13-7/8” (outside dimensions) Assembled Frame – Holds 1 LP Record in a Jacket Made from ¾” wide black polyester molding High...

Record Store Crawl 2018

On Saturday, June 23rd in Rochester, NY I went on a Record Store Crawl. I’ve been to bar crawls before, interesting in their own right, but this was a different experience for me AND...

‘Garage Rock’ the 60’s: Part 21

by Jack B. Stephens Welcome to Part 21 of The Sounds of the 60s! As we uncover bands from this significant and influential decade of rock and roll, we continue to see how many bands...

‘Garage Rock’ the 60’s: Part 20

Sounds of the 60s: Garage Bands and Rock, Part 20 by Jack B. Stephens Making a successful impact on the United States has often been difficult for several bands including those who some may perceive as...

Meanwhile in Pulaski County Kentucky…

You've probably never heard of John Platt but then again why would you? John lives in Kentucky and is on the precipice of getting into the Guinness Book of World Records. Yes, that's still a...

THIS and THAT: Record Protection

THIS, THAT, and the other THING Do you have valuable or valued records that need special protection, but they have no jackets or sleeves? THIS: LP Record Paper Sleeves Product Code S12P. These regular weight acid-free...

HD Vinyl fact or fiction

Is HD Vinyl the Unicorn of the animal kingdom? Or is it something that in theory could work and in reality change the face of Mastering all together. A guy by the name of Guenter...

The Collectors Scavenger Hunt!

Fancy yourself a collector? Do you have a keen eye? Would you like the chance to win a $100, $50 or $25 gift certificate for the greatest Collection Protection Supplies around? Then strap on...

Audio Collection Protection Tips

New Gatefold Sleeves!

Throughout all the years we have been open (Over 40!) there's never been a product to fully protect your gatefolds, until now! Gatefold records often have more detail in the artwork therefore being an even more precious object, having a sleeve to protect this art is absolutely necessary for a collector. Coming in three variations, snug, larger and archival,...

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