If you’re unhappy with how your records sound, it might be time to change more than your needle or speakers. Goldmine pitted a stack of trashed records against the Audio Desk Systeme record cleaner to see whether a record cleaner alone can transform the audio experience.
Life is risky; accidents happen. That’s why we buy insurance. But the first thing you should do to protect your property is to create a collection inventory.
Whatever you collect — from rare records to more traditional antiques and collectibles — you should take steps to insure and protect your collection.
Use these 10 Commandments to determine the real-world value of the records you buy, sell and collect — no mountain climbing or heavy stone tablets required.
You’ve got a lot of vinyl records, and you’ve decided it’s time to let them go to a new home. What’s the best way to clear out a collection? We offer a few options based on what matters most to you, as well as what you’re willing and able to do.
It’s one thing to grade a record you can play and inspect in depth. But what do you do when the record in question is still sealed? Luckily, Sound Advice has a few suggestions.
Where in the ‘world’ might one find a Norman Luboff Choir LP set? Plus, learn what a designate promo record is and if a mostly-blank label boosts an LP’s value.
By Bruce Spizer Question: I have a copy of The Beatles’ 1961 single, signed by George Harrison. Is this worth more with the autograph? Also I have a signed photo of George. — T. Stephens, via e-mail Answer: The “My …
Those records you just bought probably need a good cleaning. So how can you get them ready to play quickly and easily? Okki Nokki may be the answer.
Before there were 45 RPM records, there were 78s. These records are incredible fragile, but if you can find a rock and roll 78 in one piece, you’ve found a great treasure.