“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...
Discount vinyl! A great record sale never fails to get music
nerds excited. Summertime is generally considered the “low”
season for the vinyl market; it’s why we see most of the discounts
occurring during this period. In episode 51, Sam speaks to
Matt Hessler of Vinyl Me, Please about the pros and cons of...
Jazz! A new Kamasi Washington album being released within the
same 2 week period as a newly unearthed John Coltrane gem might
make this the most significant period in new jazz in recent
memory. That said, listening to great music on vinyl is a
different thing and there may be reasons to take a pass on one of
REGGAE! Sweltering heat waves call for tropical
sounds. Join us as we nerd out on our favorite sounds from
Jamaica, with resident Vinyl Junkies reggae nerd Shane
Hartman. We’ll review the latest round of Vinyl Me, Please
reggae reissues from The Silvertones, Toots & The Maytals, and
Desmonk Dekker. Also discussed...
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