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Over the past decade, more and more mass retailers have rejoined the vinyl record selling community. From Best Buy to Walmart to Target, it seems everyone is back in the game. Exclusive titles, exclusive colors and exclusive bonus tracks all seem to be in the mix. Is this a good thing or a bad thin…

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This limited edition, solo career spanning Ozzy Osbourne vinyl box set was released in late 2019. The set includes common albums like Blizzard of Ozz, Diary of a Madman and Bark At The Moon but it also covers very rare albums such as No More Tears, Live & Loud, Ozzmosis and more. There are a lot of…

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The last track on an album can be vital for many reasons. It's the last word the artist wants you to hear as well as a way to wrap up their current artistic statement. It can also leave you wanting more or leave you in a state of being glad it's over.

I picked five killer album closers to share i…

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Sam Cooke was a soul legend who turned in some amazing live shows. Thankfully, a few of them were captureed for live release. In this video, I focus on reissues of two great live performances.

Sam Cooke At The Copa was the only live album to be released during his lifetime, with Live At The Harle…

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Sometimes music slips through the cracks. This video is a showcase for albums that many people consider to be classic. Most of these albums make "Must Listen" or "Must Own" lists, but for one reason or another, I've never heard them. Some of the albums mentioned in this video might be surprising, b…

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There have been a lot of reissues & live releases from Queen but for some reason, the one of their best live albums remains hard to find on vinyl. Originally released on December 10th, 1990, this album features all 4 members of Queen at the height of their power. This video covers a little bit abou…

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I keep a New Arrivals section at the end of my record bins. I've had a few viewers ask what's in the new arrival bin and a few viewers ask why I have a new arrivals bin.

In this video, I explain the thought process behind it and how it's useful to me. Then I share some of my latest vinyl finds and…

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Soundtracks were once a force to be reckoned with in the music industry. My friend Mike & I sat down to discuss just a couple of favorites spanning the last four decades of music. We'll revisit this topic in the future, but we wanted to start by sharing some unorthodox choices. What are some of you…

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Over the past decade, many great albums have found their way to vinyl. It seems like every month, there's a great album getting released on vinyl for the very first time. In this video, I detail some albums that have yet to be pressed. Some of these are by major artists, others are lesser known. Th…

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The Beatles are a very broad topic for music discussion. The Beatles on vinyl can be an even bigger discussion in some regards with so many pressings, so many variants in different countries. I called in my buddy Josh, who knows far more about The Beatles than I do and we decided to keep it simple.…

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It's time to share another opinon video. This time out, we're sharing thoughts on the state of the vinyl community. These opinions are based on what I've experienced on social media along with many vinyl record forums. The intent of this video is to spread positivity among the community and hopeful…

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Some collectors love 7" 45rpm records, some don't. I love them enough to have collected more than a few rare ones. In this video, we started our rare 7 inch series with some unique & rare titles from Guns N' Roses, Ozzy Osbourne, Alice In Chains, Motley Crue.Jimmy Page & Robert Plant as well as Jac…

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Sometimes audiophile pressings of great albums are very limited. They can go out of stock fast which causes the prices to go up very fast. In this video I share 5 excellent audiophile pressings that are still available for retail price as of the shooting of this video. This is a diverse set of incr…

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Tesla is considered by many to be one of the most underrated bands of the last several decades. In this video, we showcase a rare pressing of their 1990 live album "Five Man Acoustical Jam". This album features Tesla at the top of their game both on their own songs and some incredible covers.

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Most Led Zeppelin vinyl collectors own most or all of their albums on vinyl. Many Zeppelin fans own some solo records from Robert Plant & Jimmy Page, but not many have the two LPs from when they combined forces. In this video I cover the two Page/Plant rare vinyl albums that were released back in t…

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Why does Side 1 get all the love? Let's dig into some great tracks that can only be heard when you flip the record over. The lead track on Side 2 can set the tone for the entire second side or it can be a break from what you heard on Side 1. In this video, I list off 5 Great Side 2, Track 1s. As al…

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I've been collecting vinyl albums for a long time. In this video I answer the question "What if I could only keep 5 records"? Out of all the albums I own, here's the ones I would keep if I could only keep 5. What are yours? Which records would you keep if you had to get rid of almost every vinyl re…

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In this video, we took an in depth look at the vinyl edition of Squeeze Box: The Complete Works of "Weird Al" Yankovic. The set includes all 14 studio albums as well as a 15th LP of rare and unreleased tracks. Is this boxed set mandatory fun? Watch the video to find out!

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We're putting another vinyl cleaning tool to the test. This time we're taking a look at the Record Roller Kit. Does it do the job? Is everything included in the kit worth the price? How well does the roller clean your records? Find out in this video.

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In this video we take a look at the Mobile Fidelity pressing of Twister Sister - Stay Hungry compared to an original pressing. We cover the pressings themselves as well as a quick talk about the direction Mobile Fidelity is going.

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Another difficult ranking to decide on but here it is: my ranking of the Top 5 Michael Jackson albums. Make sure to drop a comment below with your thoughts and opinions.

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June 2, 2021

Guilty Pleasure Music?

"Guilty pleasure" seems to be a phrase that gets thrown around a lot. Most of the time, it's meant to insinuate that the listener should be ashamed to like an artist or song. We couldn't disagree more with the term guilty pleasure. In this video we share songs and artists that seem to get stuck wit…

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Why should debut albums get all the praise? There are a lot of bad second albums out there, but this video is all about some great sophomore albums. We've got 5 featured in this video but we'd love to hear your comments to help make a follow up video later.

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We're putting another vinyl cleaning tool to the test. This time we're taking a look at the Vinyl Vac 33. Does is do the job? Is it worth the $30 price tag? How does it stack up against a cleaning machine like the VPI 16.5? All these questions are answered along with a full demostration of how to u…

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