VINYL 101: 7 Easy Tips to Help Improve The Sound Of Your Turntable
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VINYL 101: 7 Easy Tips to Help Improve The Sound Of Your Turntable

Analog is mechanical.  Whether you’re playing tape or spinning vinyl, moving parts are involved in getting sound to reach your ears. A turntable’s basic function is to pick up the vibrations, emitted by the grooves of your records, via the tonearm and cartridge.The stylus then measures and converts these vibrations into an electrical signal that is amplified […]

Toronto Public Library Opens 15,000-piece Record Collection For a Vinyl Appreciation Course
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Toronto Public Library Opens 15,000-piece Record Collection For a Vinyl Appreciation Course

Toronto public library offers a vinyl appreciation seminar to local area residents Enjoyed the idea of earning a degree in record collecting?  Canadians wishing it was for real will somewhat get their wish. A Toronto public library have a vinyl appreciation course planned for next week.  “Vinyl 101: Everything you ever wanted to know about records” aims to […]

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VINYL 101: Originals vs Reissues- A Guide to Buying Records

“Originals vs. Reissues” is a recurrent topic among vinyl junkies.  A quality reissue can offer a great alternative to owning a scratchy original, or spending big money on something scarce. That said, many factors help determine whether you’ve purchased a good or bad pressing of a record. This article hopes to outline a few points which can help you […]

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Jack White Wants to Introduce Your Children to the Wonderful World of Vinyl

No one’s done more to bring vinyl back to relevance than Jack White. Outspoken and ever-present, his Third Man Records’ vinyl-centric initiatives are largely responsible for keeping wax relevant with the hip kids.  You don’t need to be a fanboy to respect someone who’s single handedly responsible for introducing Loretta Lynn to a new audience, […]