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Aug 5, 2018

“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...


Jul 29, 2018

Stuck in the 80s? Join us as we delve into the music of the early 80s. We’ll talk about the impact that 70s disco and punk had on 80s New Wave and Post-Punk. Also, Iron Maiden.  

We even included a Spotify mixtape for you to check out, if you're curious to hear the music behind the stories.

 

 


Jul 23, 2018

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...


Jul 15, 2018

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 these....


Jul 8, 2018

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...