Articles tagged “resource library”

How Vinyl Records Are Made

As the 2018 Discogs mid-year report confirmed, Vinyl is king on Discogs. Despite collectors’ collective fixation on this format, seldom is appreciation given to how vinyl records are made. As it turns out, it’s a relatively arduous process that you shouldn’t try at home. Avid vinyl record collectors know the production process is also an […]

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How To Convert Vinyl Records To Digital Formats Easily

One of the benefits of vinyl records is the superior sound quality compared to streaming. However, there’s a downside; portability. Let’s admit it, bringing records to a beach, though possible, is cumbersome. There are many other reasons you might want to convert vinyl to digital as well. Posterity is a significant one. No one wants […]

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How To Clean And Care For Your Turntable Stylus

close up image of a turntable stylus after being cleaned

Discogs included affiliate links to earn fees from the products recommended in this article. Your stylus works hard. Really hard. It’s tracing the grooves, encountering dust and micro-debris each time you play a record. While stylus wear and the need to replace your stylus over time is inevitable, there are a few things you can […]

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How to Clean Vinyl Records The Easy Way

Despite being one of the most formidable formats known to mankind, vinyl records have a propensity for attracting dust and grime. Between late night sessions, Sunday morning exhibitions and the commute from work to home (and back again), once new and shiny vinyl records can start to show some serious wear quicker than expected. Not […]

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Discogs is your home for discovering music. It’s an extensive musician and release Database connected to your personal Collection. It’s the venue for your lists and your guidebook to the world of collecting music. It’s a worldwide Marketplace with millions of titles. Sign in or register and start exploring the many features of Discogs. Create An Account The […]

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How To Get A Rare Vinyl Record Without Breaking The Bank

I could sum up how to get a rare vinyl record in two words: get lucky. That’s it. In today’s world of interconnectivity, few rare records slip past a keen record seller’s eyes. However, there are ways to increase your chances of finding a rare vinyl record and realize when it’s the real deal. Get […]

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How To Store Vinyl Records

A question many record collectors ask is, where can I put all these records? If you’ve asked yourself this then you’re in luck, as we’ll be doing our best to cover storage options and tips. We’ll begin by outlining the proper, recommended, government-approved guidelines for how to store vinyl records. In a separate post, we’ll […]

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