How to Clean a Record Player

How to Clean a Record Player

  Modern technology has introduced the world to countless jaw-dropping innovations that rapidly improve our everyday lives and create relics of things we were just using ten minutes ago. But when it comes to playing music, the cutting edge still hasn’t found a way to match the gorgeous sound quality of a classic vinyl record player. More than 50 years after their heyday, retro record players are enjoying a renaissance as the life of any party or family gathering.  While vinyl record players can attract a lot of attention from house guests, they also attract dust and dirt particles due...

Jul 30, 2019

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Changing a Record Player Needle

Changing a Record Player Needle

The gorgeous natural sound that comes from a retro record player belies the wear and tear endured by the components responsible for creating it. And no component shoulders more grunt work than the stylus, the needle that weaves in and out of the vinyl record grooves—often accumulating dust—to make the music you love play through your speakers. Because it’s so often on the move, every stylus, no matter how durable, has a finite lifespan. Most experts recommend replacing it every 1,000 hours of use. But unless you keep a running diary of the records you play, that can be difficult...

Jul 29, 2019

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5 Reasons Why Music is The Best Stress Reliever

5 Reasons Why Music is The Best Stress Reliever

“Music could ache and hurt, that beautiful music was a place a suffering man could hide.” – Pat Conroy In all likelihood, your world is stuffed to the gills with deadlines, responsibilities, and anxiety. Knowing how to handle all of that in a healthy manner can be tricky; and these days, people try to manage their stress in a variety of ways—some good, others bad. From doing yoga to using substances, society is constantly searching for ways to deal with daily anxieties. But one stress relief remedy you might not have considered is music.   Below, we’ll cover 5 reasons why...

Jul 23, 2019

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Record Player Care 101

Record Player Care 101

There’s an indescribable, nearly magical quality to the sound of a record player. For one thing, it’s imperfect. In a digital world where every sound is free of muffled hums, crackles, and pops, records stand as a testament to the flawed nature of music. Or perhaps that’s just the musings of an audiophile. Regardless of why record players have such an allure, you can admit that there is something unique about the sound quality of a classic vinyl collection. These players have been crafted through the ages, improving upon their sound, and making their way into homes. If you own...

Jul 23, 2019

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Do Record Players Need Speakers

Do Record Players Need Speakers

Yes, Record Players Need Speakers Did you know that if you hold a vinyl right next to your ear, you can actually hear the album start to play as the wind grazes the record?  Not exactly. But that would be cool, wouldn’t it? In reality, there are a few intermediary steps to go from the grooves in the record to grooving on the dance floor. One of which is the speakers. And yes, as a short answer, speakers are needed to listen to your record collection. The reason why they’re necessary, however, is more complicated to explain. The Five Pieces to...

Jul 22, 2019

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