Archive for LPs


The Different Weights of Records and Why They Matter

Man Holding up Record
July 22, 2021

Vinyl records have something about them that makes for an extra-special music listening experience. While the format has seen its days as the dominant form of music consumption pass by, listeners still love the novelty appeal vinyl albums hold. If you’re starting or expanding your collection, it’s important to become familiar with the finer details […]

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Quick Guide to Vinyl Record Sizes and Speeds

Record Being Played
June 11, 2021

There’s something special about holding a vinyl record in your hands and then putting the needle on the record as you explore the unique artwork. While this format experienced a decline as new music technology took the forefront, the old ways are making a comeback.  Whether you’re interested in diving back into the world of […]

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How To Set Up The Optimal Turntable System

turntable in use
October 7, 2020

All that low-grade digital music got you down? We at Record Head completely understand the MP3 blues. And we don’t mean Robert Johnson. Nowadays, fed up with low-quality mp3s, an increasing number of people choose to abandon their purely digital music diet and turn to records. If you’re considering making the switch to vinyl records, […]

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Best Songs for Quarantine

woman sitting on couch wearing headphones
May 22, 2020

Our favorite songs have the ability to help us heal. During the Coronavirus pandemic, many of us are turning to our own original playlists to guide us through the challenging times. Whether you enjoy reading lyrics or are in search of a catchy tune, Record Head is proud to present some top songs to play […]

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Best Albums for Quarantine

Record player playing a Bob Marley vinyl record
May 18, 2020

Music is one of the most powerful ways to heal in times of uncertainty. During the COVID-19 crisis, we’re all looking for albums to listen to as we stay home for weeks on end. If you have some free time, take a stroll down memory lane with Record Head’s top albums to play in quarantine: Shop […]

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How to Display Your Vinyl Records

Displaying a vinyl out of its cover
April 1, 2020

Vinyl records are more than just an entertaining way to listen to your favorite artists. In some cases, they’re an investment that you want to keep safe from damage and scratches. The vinyl comeback is thriving, and collectors have discographies worth holding onto. While digital libraries are safe on devices, your vinyl record collection is […]

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Rookie Mistakes to Avoid When Collecting Records

Collectors item - Record player
November 13, 2018

Whether you’re just getting into the hobby or have been doing it for many years, you should know that anyone is likely to make mistakes while collecting. To help you avoid some of these situations, here are a few examples of what not to do when collecting records. Shop Records Online Improper Care One of […]

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What You Need to Know Before Selling or Trading in Your Records

Rare vinyl record tips
August 8, 2018

Vinyl is making a comeback, and if you have used vinyl records for sale, you can often get a great deal, whether you’re just looking for cash or seeking the opportunity to buy other vinyl records for your collection or your listening pleasure. Before you load up a box and head to a vinyl record […]

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Complete Guide to Record Collecting

Vinyl's across the floor in guide to record collecting
June 13, 2018

Vinyl represents a fundamental need in human nature. As technology marches onward, we seem to be heading toward a sterile future where tactile sensations are a thing of the past. It is now possible to store an entire lifetime’s worth of music on a device thinner than a poor man’s wallet. We’ve done it. The […]

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The Five Best Record Players

A record player as part of the five best record players
April 4, 2018

If you’re a true audiophile, then you know there’s nothing quite like playing your music on a superior record player. If you’re new to vinyl, you may not know which to pick. You know you want impeccable quality, but everyone has their favorites that they swear by. At Record Head, we try to stay as […]

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