Archive for LPs


Top 10 Bands From the 80s

Top bands from the 80s
October 25, 2023

The 80s were alive with new and exciting musical genres and sub-genres inspired by icons of the 60s and 70s, and this era gave us some of the most influential bands of all time. Here are our picks for the top 10 bands from the 80s. 1.The Cure Influenced primarily by 70s punk bands and […]

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10 Essential Records You Need for Your Collection

10 essential records
September 21, 2023

While music is personal for each listener, there are some records every collector should own, regardless of age or musical preferences. These are some of the top vinyl records to collect.   Rumors – Fleetwood Mac As one of the top-selling albums in the past decade, “Rumors” is full of hits listeners of any age can appreciate.  […]

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Why Suitcase Record Players Are Really THAT Bad

Suitecare record player
June 2, 2023

If you’re picking up record collecting as a hobby, you’ll want to avoid suitcase record players. We’re here to help you choose the right kind of turntable so that your records stay healthy.  Are Suitcase Record Players Good? Suitcase record players are affordable and space-efficient. They also often connect to modern speakers through a cable or wireless […]

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Do Records Sound Better Than CDs?

Record on Turntable with Record Clamp
February 8, 2023

Vinyl records have experienced a massive sales boom over the past decade. As nostalgic music fans looked to satiate their desire for physical media during the streaming age, they skipped over the medium that dominated the 1990s and early 2000s — the compact disc (CD). Does vinyl sound better than compact discs, or are consumers […]

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Quick Guide to Vinyl Record Sizes and Speeds

Record Being Played
September 29, 2022

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 coming back.  Whether you’re interested in diving back into the world of vinyl […]

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Complete Guide to Record Collecting

Vinyl's across the floor in guide to record collecting
July 13, 2022

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 Different Weights of Records and Why They Matter

Headphones leaning on vinyl records
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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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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