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While the greatest majority of long playing albums are cut at 33 1/3rpm, there are some albums that get pressed at 45rpm. The vinyl community seems to be very split regarding albums that get pressed or reissued at 45rpm. In this video, I'll share my opinion on the topic along…

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1987 was a big, but controversial year for the band Pink Floyd. Not only did they release their first album without Roger Waters, but they also embarked on their first world tour without him. The tour would eventually yield a live album (Delicate Sound of Thunder), which itself is divisive.…

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Some collectors want all their cover art in the best condition possible. Others don't pay any attention at all to the condition. Some collectos fall in the middle. In this video I'll detail my thoughts on cover art condition including what I do to help protect it along with how…

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1991 was an incredible year for music marked by many huge debut albums. U2 used that year to unleash their most ambitious effort yet: Achtung Baby. While this was far from their debut album, it's completely different than any album they'd release before. Many people listening to it very well…

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Are you a music listener who loves hype stickers? Some music buyers are indifferent to them, but many of us love them for a lot of different reasons. In this video, I'll talk about why I love them along with sharing some interesting examples I've seen over the years. Make…

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From The Rultles to Spinal Tap to Dewey Cox, there's no shortage of ficticious music artsts. A few years back, Bill Hader and Fred Armisen created one of their own for the IFC series "Documentary Now". In this video, I'll share a rare novelity pressing of their smash album "Catalina…

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We talk a lot on the podcast and on this channel about underrated artists and albums. However, there's underrated and then there's REALLY disliked. In this video, we'll feature 5 albums that are strongly disliked by most music fans. However, I happen to love these particular unpopular albums. During the…

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The band Extreme is one of the most underrated rock bands of the last 40 years, in my opinion. From the strength of their songwriting to their overall musicianship, this band deserves far more praise than they get. When bands are underrated, it often becomes hard to find some of…

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Today we have another viewer suggestion for a topic. Please emjoy. Join our vinyl fb group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/infectiousgroovevinyl Subscribe & listen to the Infectious Groove Podcast, available on all podcast platforms or it can be found easily at http://www.infectiousgroovepodcast.com Music credits: www.bensound.com #vinylrecords #vinylcommunity #music

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Audioslave was truly a supergroup. Featuring members of Rage Against The Machine and fronted by Chris Cornell, their debut album was a smash hit. Their sophomore effort was fantastic but not as big of a hit. In addiiton to that, their debut LP seems to be easy to find on…

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Join our vinyl fb group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/infectiousgroovevinyl Subscribe & listen to the Infectious Groove Podcast, available on all podcast platforms or it can be found easily at http://www.infectiousgroovepodcast.com Music credits: www.bensound.com #vinylrecords #vinylcommunity #recordstoreday

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Following the massive success of the Dr. Feelgood album, Motley Crue released a hits package called Decade of Decadence in October of 1991. The album featured some new mixes of old hits but most importantly, it featured a few newly recorded tracks. One of the new tracks was called Primal…

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We all have albums we love that it seems like no one else has heard of. Sometimes those albums even include very high profile artists who are involved with projects that fly under the radar. In this video, I'll share a variety of hidden gems from all across the music…

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For die hard Pink Floyd fans, there's simply no way to create a "best of" Pink Floyd album. There have been many compliations in the past from Relics to A Collection of Great Dance Songs and even lesser known releases such as Works. However, this particular release really does showcase…

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The Black Crowes have a strong and dedicated fan base, but many people have only heard their hit singles. A great majority of people might only know them for one or two songs at the most. Die hard Crowes fans know there is a lot more material that should be…

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Released in 2010 via Def Jam and Roc Nation, this 3 LP set become rare very quickly after it was released. Over the course of the 3 records, many of Jay-Z's biggest hits are present along with more than a few rare tracks. In this video, we show the pressing…

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Back when the channel began we shared 5 Tips For Collecting Vinyl Records. That video received a lot of views & comments, including some more tips from our viewers. In this video, we'll share 5 more tips including some of our and some contributions from views of the channel. Make…

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The debut album from Firehouse was first released in 1990. Original pressings are hard to come by and it's a title from that era that has yet to see a vinyl reissue. It's a solid debut album which yielded many big hits including "Don't Treat Me Bad", "Love Of A…

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Between vinyl discussion forums, record stores and Facebook discussion groups I see a lot of people asking each other "why do you own so many albums?". I've been asked that many times over the years as my collection grew and for me, there are more than a few reasons why…

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The 1975 self titled album from Fleetwood Mac signified a massive change in direction for the band with the additions of Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham. After that, the band released Rumours in 1977 to massive success. Both of these titles have been reissued many, many times over the years…

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We love when viewers of the channel suggest topics for us to do videos on. This topic was suggested by a viewer who also provided a couple of picks. In this video, I'll cover a few great album covers that are universally praised but I also have some unconventional picks…

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Foo Fighters have more than a few pricey / collectable pieces of vinyl out there. The album "Medium Rare" is a collection of odds & ends and non album tracks, all in one place. This was pressed and released for Record Store Day all the way back in 2011. In…

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There have been many one hit wonders in the history of music. Some of those artists really should have had longer careers or at least a few more hits. In this video I share a few albums that are very much known for only one hit. The albums themselves are…

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