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Your Vinyl Albums. (stories, pics and shits...)
« on: July 17, 2007, 02:57:34 AM »

So, my friend just gave me an old vinyl player, (i dunno how it's named in english), wow.... it's just amazing.

The frist thing i've played is the "Oh perilous world" by rasputina... track 11.. "infidel".

stunning.


i love the old style of this "thing",  and i can spend hours seeing the vinyl turing around.

oh.. the small details of life... the more enjoyable things.




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Re: Albums in Vinyl.
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2007, 08:32:58 AM »

Turntable!

I have my Dad's old one from the early 70's... it's brilliant. I just bought Belle and Seb's Tigermilk on vinyl...

Glad you're enjoying your return to quite possible nostalgia and enjoyment of spinning vinyl... It's a wonderful thing.

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Re: Albums in Vinyl.
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2007, 08:47:26 AM »

I love my record player, and refuse to give vinyl up. If I have my way, all of my music will be released on vinyl eventually.
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Re: Albums in Vinyl.
« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2007, 11:46:52 AM »

i LOOOOVE vinyl. there's something about listening to a vinyl that you can't get with an mp3 or cd. although i am addicted to my ipod, i'm also obsessed with my turntable. its lovely.
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Re: Albums in Vinyl.
« Reply #4 on: July 17, 2007, 11:49:08 AM »

i just got a record player as well! i am having a ton of fun digging through all my dad's old records, but also buying some new ones. i have neutral milk hotel's 'in the aeroplane over the sea' on vinyl, and elliott smith's 'new moon', as well as a couple of others. vinyl is great.  :happy11:
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Re: Albums in Vinyl. (pics)
« Reply #5 on: July 17, 2007, 12:41:49 PM »

I used to have a vinyl player but it cracked down. And it wasnt that good as well.
But one day, at friends house, eith a really good turntable, he got some records rolling and WOOOOOWWWW!!!! It felt like the band was there in front of us playing, the sound was so much freaking better.
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Re: Albums in Vinyl. (pics)
« Reply #6 on: July 17, 2007, 12:44:38 PM »

i like that painting in the background of your picture
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« Reply #7 on: July 17, 2007, 12:50:23 PM »

i like that painting in the background of your picture

thanks. i'm the autor of that paint.
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« Reply #8 on: July 17, 2007, 12:53:30 PM »

did you post a picture of that painting in SSP on the last board? it looked really familiar
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Re: Albums in Vinyl. (pics)
« Reply #9 on: July 17, 2007, 01:10:22 PM »

wannabe-dolly... did you sig my first post?  :glasses1:


I listened to a load of LP-transfers of modern classical avantgarde music (lots of silent stuff), and... it doesn't sound better at all. Sometimes you have to search for the music among the surface noises. And whenever the mixes I listen through have a CD-track thrown in, sensing the actually music immediately is so much more comfortable - since your brain is not occupied with filtering out all the playing noises.

I have a ton of LPs (basically free jazz), but never listen to them. I started to transfer the best ones to CDR.
The rock-segment of my vinyl-collection meanwhile has large parts dublicated as CD. That's how fond I am of playing LPs.
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« Reply #10 on: July 17, 2007, 01:17:51 PM »

Recent Vinyl Additions
To My Collection

Treat Her Right
Tied to the Tracks

The Stompers

Jon Butcher Axis

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« Reply #11 on: July 17, 2007, 01:20:55 PM »

I listened to a load of LP-transfers of modern classical avantgarde music (lots of silent stuff), and... it doesn't sound better at all. Sometimes you have to search for the music among the surface noises. And whenever the mixes I listen through have a CD-track thrown in, sensing the actually music immediately is so much more comfortable - since your brain is not occupied with filtering out all the playing noises.

I have a ton of LPs (basically free jazz), but never listen to them. I started to transfer the best ones to CDR.
The rock-segment of my vinyl-collection meanwhile has large parts dublicated as CD. That's how fond I am of playing LPs.


I cant really talk in a general perspective becuase like i said, the one I had was shit, and I only had that one experience. and from that oen time i was really amazed, because the sound was so much alive and intense.
of course vinyl gets fucked up a lot more than cds and dvs rigth?
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Re: Albums in Vinyl. (pics)
« Reply #12 on: July 17, 2007, 01:21:41 PM »

Nice, I didn't know Raspy did that release in vinyl.  They seem like a good fit for that and I'm impressed with the new record.  Most of my vinyl is miami booty bass (2 Live Crew, Disco Rick) and it shakes the floor at high volumes causing skipping  :sad7:

So, my friend just gave me an old vinyl player, (i dunno how it's named in english), wow.... it's just amazing.

The frist thing i've played is the "Oh perilous world" by rasputina... track 11.. "infidel".

stunning.


i love the old style of this "thing",  and i can spend hours seeing the vinyl turing around.

oh.. the small details of life... the more enjoyable things.





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« Reply #13 on: July 17, 2007, 01:24:40 PM »

wannabe-dolly... did you sig my first post?  :glasses1:

yes, but i switched the order of colors around to make a rainbow. and i had to alter the script a little
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« Reply #14 on: July 17, 2007, 01:55:49 PM »

did you post a picture of that painting in SSP on the last board? it looked really familiar

Yes, i did! haha
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« Reply #15 on: July 17, 2007, 03:30:52 PM »

So, my friend just gave me an old vinyl player, (i dunno how it's named in english), wow.... it's just amazing.

The frist thing i've played is the "Oh perilous world" by rasputina... track 11.. "infidel".

stunning.


i love the old style of this "thing",  and i can spend hours seeing the vinyl turing around.

oh.. the small details of life... the more enjoyable things.






I love you for liking Rasputina.

I have The gatherings' Souvineers and Home on Vinyl. I got the last version of Home CLEAR vinyl from their tour. The sound is amazing on a record player.

Can someone give me some sites to buy vinyl records off of if there are any out there. I keep hearing of bands I like releasing them, but I can never find any copies.
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« Reply #16 on: July 17, 2007, 04:29:15 PM »

OSCAR!!!!
a CocoRosie vinyl. pure love :love5:
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« Reply #17 on: July 17, 2007, 05:03:22 PM »

we have old one here which can only play 33rpm vinyl. 
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« Reply #18 on: July 17, 2007, 05:22:14 PM »

I just listened to "LIFTED or the Story is in the Soil..." by Bright Eyes on my record player this morning.

I also have a shitload of original pressings, including "Sgt. Pepper", "Highway 61 Revisited", "Pet Sounds", etc etc etc.

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« Reply #19 on: July 17, 2007, 05:34:29 PM »

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« Reply #20 on: July 17, 2007, 06:25:30 PM »

Here's my rig.



(Note the 6" vinyl. I've got several 5" records too! Crom bless Melt-Banana.)

I'm a bit of a vinyl junkie. Digital's more convenient and all but there's something about vinyl that's much more special. Much better visuals (art + colored vinyl), better sound in some cases, and a certain ritualistic feeling to it all. Gimme more vinyl!
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« Reply #21 on: July 17, 2007, 07:17:11 PM »

Much better visuals (art + colored vinyl)

yep! that some of the things I like about vinyl.

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« Reply #22 on: July 17, 2007, 09:52:40 PM »

I need more vinyl. All i've got is the dolls single, a regina single, gypsy punks (gogol bordello), hissing fauna (of montreal), and a rasputina lp.
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« Reply #23 on: July 17, 2007, 11:05:11 PM »

Just wanted to say, Melt Banana rules!  :icon_rr:
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« Reply #24 on: July 17, 2007, 11:35:39 PM »

THIS IS A SITE WHERE I BOUGHT A VINYL ONCE.
IT'S FROM EUROPE BUT THEY HAVE A GREAT VINYL COLLECTION.

http://www.boomkat.com/

YOU CAN TRUST IN THAT SITE, THEY SENT ME A BUTTON AND SOME STICKERS EXTRA.

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THIS IS ANOTHER SITE WHERE I FOUND REGINA'S "SOVIET KITSCH" IN VINYL. ($15.98)

http://store.acousticsounds.com/browse_detail.cfm?Title_ID=16233


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« Reply #25 on: July 18, 2007, 02:30:01 AM »

I stole all my parents vinyl as a kid, bought more at yard sales and buy records when bands I love release them. My room is always a mess, but the records/record player are like sacred ground.

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« Reply #26 on: July 18, 2007, 03:33:26 AM »

Thanks for the sites. I'll definately buy something from one. Mmmthedoorslpboxsetsmmmmm
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« Reply #27 on: July 18, 2007, 06:28:01 AM »

Thanks for the sites. I'll definately buy something from one.

There are a million sites online that sell vinyl. Just poke around, doing things like punching in an album name on Google and including "vinyl" or "LP". GEMM is also a wonderful site.
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« Reply #28 on: July 18, 2007, 05:47:26 PM »

gahhhhhhhh, i want a record player.
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« Reply #29 on: July 20, 2007, 12:38:04 PM »

Ditto...for my Tori Amos vinyls. I found Under the Pink and a double vinyl of Boys for Pele. Sure I know all the songs, but it would be cool to actually put them in motion. Then I would have an even more valid excuse for buying more vinyl. Now not having a player is my valid excuse for not spending money. Still you can't deny the retro quality of awsome that a vinyls are!
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« Reply #31 on: July 20, 2007, 11:04:23 PM »

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« Reply #32 on: July 23, 2007, 05:22:50 AM »

First record player I had had 4 speeds!

16
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Pretty ancient.

I have spent the best part of half a life-time replacing all my vinyl with CD. Just a few left to source. I am not going backwards again.
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« Reply #33 on: August 22, 2007, 12:39:44 PM »

Even though I like vinyl, I think that it's a crock to say that the sound quality is better than that of a cd. Maybe vinyls made these days ARE better, but to say that a vinyl made in the '70s or earlier is better is delusional, and this is coming from an audiophile.
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« Reply #34 on: August 22, 2007, 01:28:03 PM »

so... say I wanted to get a record player... where would I best get one? some things to watch out for? I wanted to get one a few years back, but at the store they said I'd need an amplifier and speakers too... waaay to expensive to play just a couple of old records. so... where could I get one?
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« Reply #35 on: August 22, 2007, 02:03:02 PM »

so... say I wanted to get a record player... where would I best get one? some things to watch out for? I wanted to get one a few years back, but at the store they said I'd need an amplifier and speakers too... waaay to expensive to play just a couple of old records. so... where could I get one?
Amazon.com or eBay. I've also seen a combination record player/cd player/radio at K Mart.
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« Reply #36 on: August 22, 2007, 03:46:47 PM »

so... say I wanted to get a record player... where would I best get one? some things to watch out for? I wanted to get one a few years back, but at the store they said I'd need an amplifier and speakers too... waaay to expensive to play just a couple of old records. so... where could I get one?
Amazon.com or eBay. I've also seen a combination record player/cd player/radio at K Mart.

two notes, at least from my experiences:
1) if you buy a portable record player, the speakers are built in and it's, well, portable. that would eliminate the need for buying extra speakers, though your audio quality would obviously not be amazing. but many portable record players, or at least new ones, have outputs as well in case you DO decide to hook up speakers.
2) be careful buying on ebay. i bought a record player said to be in perfect condition, and guess what - it wasn't. it was 'slow', meaning everything was distorted and dull-sounding, to the point of it being unlistenable and unusable. i tried to send it back, and the guy who sold it to me still hasn't contacted me about my refund, despite me having sent the package back.

my two cents. ;)
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« Reply #37 on: August 22, 2007, 04:07:53 PM »

so... say I wanted to get a record player... where would I best get one? some things to watch out for? I wanted to get one a few years back, but at the store they said I'd need an amplifier and speakers too... waaay to expensive to play just a couple of old records. so... where could I get one?
Amazon.com or eBay. I've also seen a combination record player/cd player/radio at K Mart.

two notes, at least from my experiences:
1) if you buy a portable record player, the speakers are built in and it's, well, portable. that would eliminate the need for buying extra speakers, though your audio quality would obviously not be amazing. but many portable record players, or at least new ones, have outputs as well in case you DO decide to hook up speakers.
2) be careful buying on ebay. i bought a record player said to be in perfect condition, and guess what - it wasn't. it was 'slow', meaning everything was distorted and dull-sounding, to the point of it being unlistenable and unusable. i tried to send it back, and the guy who sold it to me still hasn't contacted me about my refund, despite me having sent the package back.

my two cents. ;)
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« Reply #38 on: August 22, 2007, 05:07:06 PM »

so... say I wanted to get a record player... where would I best get one? some things to watch out for? I wanted to get one a few years back, but at the store they said I'd need an amplifier and speakers too... waaay to expensive to play just a couple of old records. so... where could I get one?
Amazon.com or eBay. I've also seen a combination record player/cd player/radio at K Mart.

two notes, at least from my experiences:
1) if you buy a portable record player, the speakers are built in and it's, well, portable. that would eliminate the need for buying extra speakers, though your audio quality would obviously not be amazing. but many portable record players, or at least new ones, have outputs as well in case you DO decide to hook up speakers.
2) be careful buying on ebay. i bought a record player said to be in perfect condition, and guess what - it wasn't. it was 'slow', meaning everything was distorted and dull-sounding, to the point of it being unlistenable and unusable. i tried to send it back, and the guy who sold it to me still hasn't contacted me about my refund, despite me having sent the package back.

my two cents. ;)
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« Reply #39 on: August 22, 2007, 05:30:06 PM »

so... say I wanted to get a record player... where would I best get one? some things to watch out for? I wanted to get one a few years back, but at the store they said I'd need an amplifier and speakers too... waaay to expensive to play just a couple of old records. so... where could I get one?
Amazon.com or eBay. I've also seen a combination record player/cd player/radio at K Mart.

two notes, at least from my experiences:
1) if you buy a portable record player, the speakers are built in and it's, well, portable. that would eliminate the need for buying extra speakers, though your audio quality would obviously not be amazing. but many portable record players, or at least new ones, have outputs as well in case you DO decide to hook up speakers.
2) be careful buying on ebay. i bought a record player said to be in perfect condition, and guess what - it wasn't. it was 'slow', meaning everything was distorted and dull-sounding, to the point of it being unlistenable and unusable. i tried to send it back, and the guy who sold it to me still hasn't contacted me about my refund, despite me having sent the package back.

my two cents. ;)
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« Reply #40 on: August 22, 2007, 06:41:11 PM »

so... say I wanted to get a record player... where would I best get one? some things to watch out for? I wanted to get one a few years back, but at the store they said I'd need an amplifier and speakers too... waaay to expensive to play just a couple of old records. so... where could I get one?
Amazon.com or eBay. I've also seen a combination record player/cd player/radio at K Mart.

two notes, at least from my experiences:
1) if you buy a portable record player, the speakers are built in and it's, well, portable. that would eliminate the need for buying extra speakers, though your audio quality would obviously not be amazing. but many portable record players, or at least new ones, have outputs as well in case you DO decide to hook up speakers.
2) be careful buying on ebay. i bought a record player said to be in perfect condition, and guess what - it wasn't. it was 'slow', meaning everything was distorted and dull-sounding, to the point of it being unlistenable and unusable. i tried to send it back, and the guy who sold it to me still hasn't contacted me about my refund, despite me having sent the package back.

my two cents. ;)
I hope that you gave them negative feedback.

definitely, but it ain't getting me my $65 back...  :-\
How did you pay? My mother won a computer for me on eBay, and the seller never delivered. My mother filed a complaint, and the seller had the audacity to ask her to drop it if he gave the computer a free upgrade. She didn't, and he still never delivered, but at least she recovered most of her money.

paypal. i mean, if this guy doesn't respond within the next few weeks, i guess i'll file a complaint with ebay, but i've never really been through that process before and would like to avoid it, if possible.
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« Reply #41 on: August 22, 2007, 06:49:08 PM »

I LOVE vinyl and have NEVER stopped buying it......  it is just harder to find............. There is a store in NJ called Izzy's which still deals with almost ALL vinyl..........  I spend way too much money there.......
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« Reply #42 on: August 22, 2007, 07:46:11 PM »

Dammit! How did I miss this thread before?

I heart vinyl too, unfortunately my receiver is broken so I can't listen to anything until I get a new one.

 Hopefully soon coz I got this gem on the way



The Creatures - Boomerang


I've been dying to hear it.
I'll most likely end up buying it on CD before I get a new receiver.

YAY records! I got  a medium sized collection
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« Reply #43 on: August 22, 2007, 07:51:39 PM »

I got this gem on the way



The Creatures - Boomerang


WHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAT?????

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« Reply #44 on: August 22, 2007, 10:01:15 PM »

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« Reply #45 on: August 22, 2007, 10:06:54 PM »

I dig that ^they^ release everything on vinyl as well as the other formats.

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« Reply #46 on: August 22, 2007, 11:06:20 PM »

Even though I like vinyl, I think that it's a crock to say that the sound quality is better than that of a cd. Maybe vinyls made these days ARE better, but to say that a vinyl made in the '70s or earlier is better is delusional, and this is coming from an audiophile.

Oh, its prooved that vinyls are better that the cds, im not saying by me, IT'S A FACT.

http://www.side-line.com/forum/threads.php?id=4880_0_20_0_C
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« Reply #47 on: August 22, 2007, 11:33:03 PM »

Even though I like vinyl, I think that it's a crock to say that the sound quality is better than that of a cd. Maybe vinyls made these days ARE better, but to say that a vinyl made in the '70s or earlier is better is delusional, and this is coming from an audiophile.

Oh, its prooved that vinyls are better that the cds, im not saying by me, IT'S A FACT.

http://www.side-line.com/forum/threads.php?id=4880_0_20_0_C
How much did you read? The opinions seem split down the middle, with many of them giving pros and cons for both formats.
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« Reply #48 on: August 23, 2007, 01:48:53 AM »

I don't really trust the whole ebay thing... I've had some back experiences with buying stuff online... but maybe I should just get over that. And it doesn't have to be portable, having to hook it up to speakers is fine, I have some nice ones at home... so no problem. thanks.
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« Reply #49 on: August 23, 2007, 07:55:06 PM »

I have to say that I love Jason Webley and his recent multicolored- vinyl singles.
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« Reply #50 on: August 23, 2007, 10:20:16 PM »

Recent soon-to-arrive acquisitions.

The Legendary Pink Dots - Alchemical Playschool 2x10". (An excursion to opium dens in South Asia. A weird album, even by LPD standards! It's good, though.)
Nine Inch Nails - Year Zero 2xLP. ($40!!! Granted, the package will be bad-ass, but I'm halfway to e-mailing Trent and demanding it be signed.)
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« Reply #51 on: August 23, 2007, 10:50:39 PM »

I don't think Vinyl is better or worse.

You have to keep in mind that not all pressings are good. Most records after 1985 were plastic, not vinyl(and there is a huge difference).

A record that is well cared for and played on a good player that has a fresh needle should reveal almost no surface noise. You must also keep the surface clean and static clean. Sure it is a lot of work, but it does make you value music more.

An mp3 is disposable and worth nothing to the "owner". A CD can be treasured, but with the tiny artwork and stupid jewel case, it can't compare to the value of a good record with bad-ass artwork.

Yet CDs hold their tone until they die. Records wear down faster. That is why people used to tape their records, and listen to the tapes instead. They could keep their vinyl fresh. When the tape breaks or wears out, you just record it again. Now you can burn them to CDs. Even better.

I still listen to tapes, records and i even still have a Laser Disc video player. Yet I love my cds as well.
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« Reply #52 on: August 29, 2007, 12:37:30 PM »

so... I finally bought a kickass record player (it's red, and shiny, and I love it) and bought a bunch (well, 7) of old records at a second hand store (1€/piece, whoo) and now I'm listening to them in my room, together with my mom, cause it's the music she listened to when she was young.


EDIT: does anyone know any good ways of cleaning vinyl? I used one of those cloths for glasses, but that just moves the dust to another part of the disc. (and these things are VERY dusty)
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« Reply #53 on: August 29, 2007, 02:26:20 PM »

so... I finally bought a kickass record player (it's red, and shiny, and I love it) and bought a bunch (well, 7) of old records at a second hand store (1€/piece, whoo) and now I'm listening to them in my room, together with my mom, cause it's the music she listened to when she was young.


EDIT: does anyone know any good ways of cleaning vinyl? I used one of those cloths for glasses, but that just moves the dust to another part of the disc. (and these things are VERY dusty)

Only use the real stuff.

http://store.acousticsounds.com/category.cfm?section=equipment&id=86&keywords=g_record_cleaning_supplies&gclid=COTR96C5m44CFQlQWAodyB8PaA
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« Reply #54 on: May 17, 2008, 01:11:59 PM »

This topic has been forgotten!!!

I want to all you to talk about your vinyl records!!

IM AM SO EXCITED ABOUT THE NEW RELEASE OF WEBLEY'S THE COST OF LIVING ALBUM IN VINYL.

IAM PREORDERING THE SHIT RIGHT NOW.

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« Reply #55 on: December 22, 2016, 12:05:38 PM »

This topic has been forgotten!!!

I want to all you to talk about your vinyl records!!

IM AM SO EXCITED ABOUT THE NEW RELEASE OF WEBLEY'S THE COST OF LIVING ALBUM IN VINYL.

IAM PREORDERING THE SHIT RIGHT NOW.

Your excitment cooled down pretty damn fast.
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« Reply #56 on: January 27, 2017, 01:48:28 AM »

We were too far ahead of the curve.  People didn't realize how cool vinyl was again yet.
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« Reply #57 on: February 28, 2018, 08:38:09 PM »

I started collecting vinyl in 2017, because I couldn't find a digital copy of Tribe 8's "Pig Bitch" EP.

Just last week I was browsing in a used record store and found a limited pressing of Child Birth's album "Women's Rights" on bright yellow vinyl. I also found Belly's "King" which was funny because earlier that day I had pre-ordered their upcoming album "Dove"

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« Reply #58 on: March 03, 2018, 11:09:57 AM »

the only vinyl i own (& it’s probably acetate) is my “Winnie the Pooh” 45.
(which is considerably older than 45.)
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« Reply #59 on: March 04, 2018, 11:32:19 AM »

I currently have 3 vinyls at home and only half of one of them is mine. I really want to buy a vinyl but I feel this weird pressure - I feel like it has to be some really great album, I cannot buy some random thing I like. I don't know why but I see buying a vinyl as a huge commitment.
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« Reply #60 on: March 07, 2018, 12:39:45 AM »

I currently have 3 vinyls at home and only half of one of them is mine. I really want to buy a vinyl but I feel this weird pressure - I feel like it has to be some really great album, I cannot buy some random thing I like. I don't know why but I see buying a vinyl as a huge commitment.

do you own a record player?

i.e. a bit of a commitment in $$$ & space to be able to play vinyl.
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« Reply #61 on: March 27, 2018, 01:01:26 PM »

Last week I spent too much money on a limited edition pressing of X-Ray Spex 'Germfree Adolescent', on yellow vinyl marbled with blue and green. I love this album so much

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« Reply #62 on: March 27, 2018, 01:06:36 PM »

I currently have 3 vinyls at home and only half of one of them is mine. I really want to buy a vinyl but I feel this weird pressure - I feel like it has to be some really great album, I cannot buy some random thing I like. I don't know why but I see buying a vinyl as a huge commitment.

do you own a record player?

i.e. a bit of a commitment in $$$ & space to be able to play vinyl.

I do have one. Not a fancy one but it works.
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« Reply #63 on: May 05, 2018, 08:54:36 PM »

Expecting to get my Liz Phair vinyl boxset in the post on Tuesday. She has finally released her girlysound tapes on vinyl along with the 25th anniversary of Exile in Guyville

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« Reply #64 on: May 16, 2018, 01:19:12 PM »

I got The War on Drugs: A Deeper Understanding and it's great.
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