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How the New York Dolls Revolutionized Rock and Roll

As someone who has long appreciated the pioneering rock music of the New York Dolls, I’ve spent years exploring their origins and influence. Forming in New York City in 1971, the New York Dolls may not have achieved major commercial success, but they made an indelible mark on the rock music landscape. Comprised of vocalist […]

Vinyl Record Genres

Jazz Vinyl Records Jazz and vinyl go hand-in-hand, with early jazz artists embracing the format starting in the 1920s as a way to spread their innovative new sounds. I still get a thrill digging through the jazz section at my local record shop or hunting for rare pressings online. Sorting through the colorful covers and […]

What Are Vinyl Record Sleeves and Why Do You Need Them?

As someone who has been collecting vinyl records for over 20 years, I’ve learned firsthand how essential record sleeves are for protecting my precious LPs and 45s. For the uninitiated, record sleeves are simply protective covers for your vinyl discs, but they serve a variety of important purposes. When I first started digging through dusty […]

 How to Clean Your Vinyl Records

As a vintage music buff who has been collecting vinyl records for over a decade, I didn’t always care much about cleaning my records regularly. As long as the album covers were free of dust, I was satisfied. Later, to my horror, I discovered some of my most prized old records were full of audible […]

How to Create Cool Vinyl Record Wall Art

As a vintage music aficionado, my vinyl record collection was piling up haphazardly in a corner. Later I had a eureka moment – why not turn my beloved vinyl into art decor on the wall! After some inspiration hunting, I realized I could create vinyl walls in various styles to showcase my collection. I went […]