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The Best Record Stores in Washington DC
The 8 Best Record Stores in Washington, D.C.

Table of Contents Smash Records Byrdland Records Joint Custody Cool Kids Vinyl HR Records Som Records Spin Time Records The Hip Hop Shop Want to know where to find vinyl records in Washington, D.C.? We’ve got your back. Don’t be fooled by the lack of towering skyscrapers. Washington, D.C.’s streets are full of life and […]

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Metallica Albums Ranked, Best to Worst
Metallica Albums, Ranked From Worst to Best

A guide breaking down the legendary heavy metal band’s impressive 11-album studio discography.

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Bronx NY Record Stores
The Best Record Stores in Bronx, NY

Table of Contents Casa Amadeo Moodies Cholo’s Record Shop The Bronx has a rich and beautiful history of music and culture. Here, we outline where you can find the best record stores in the borough that birthed hip-hop. New York City means a lot of things – but there might be nothing more New York […]

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Toronto's Best Record Stores
The 15 Best Record Stores in Toronto

Table of Contents Sonic Boom Rotate This Tiny Record Shop Shortstack Records Cosmos Records Kops Records Dead Dog Records Ric’s Recollections Grasshopper Records Big Shiny Paradise Bound She Said Boom! Gord’s Back Room Neurotica Records Invisible City Looking for the best record shops in Toronto? Here’s your guide to finding vinyl records in Canada’s largest […]

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The Top Record Store Day Black Friday Releases of 2023

We’ve combed through the complete list of RSD Black Friday 2023 releases, and these are 17 albums we want!

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Chicago's 18 Best Record Stores for Vinyl Records
The 18 Best Record Stores in Chicago, IL

Table of Contents Miyagi Records Reckless Records Dusty Groove Round Trip Records Laurie’s Planet of Sound Hyde Park Records Interstellar Space Records Wild Prairie Vinyl & Vintage Shuga Records 606 Records Tone Deaf Records Bucket O’ Blood Books and Records Bric-A-Brac Records Gramaphone Records Pinwheel Records Rattleback Records Record Breakers Bob’s Blues & Jazz Mart […]

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Turntable Buyers Guide for Record Players
VinylMapper's Guide to Buying a Turntable

Our turntable buying guide to help you pick the best turntable for you — for budgets of all sizes.

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Ranking The Beatles Albums From Worst to Best
Beatles Albums, Ranked From Worst to Best

All Beatles records, in fact, are self-contained greatest hits records. But which is #1?

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The 12(ish) Best Record Stores in Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn has been a hotbed of nearly every genre of music. That energy has led to an inspiring record store culture.

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REM Studio Albums Ranked Worst to Best
R.E.M. Albums, Ranked From Worst to Best

Counting down the Athens, Georgia alternative rocker band’s 15 studio albums.

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Best Record Stores in Denver, CO
The 7 Best Record Stores in Denver, CO

In Denver you can find great indie, punk, and metal scenes, and some of the best record stores in the US.

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Best Record Stores in Manhattan, NYC
The 9 Best Record Stores in Manhattan, NYC

The 22.82 square miles of Manhattan is home to some of the best and most eclectic record stores in the world.

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Montreal's Best Vinyl Record Stores
The 12 Best Record Stores in Montreal, QC

Montrealers love music — and they want to spend their money on art. A great place for a record shop, eh?

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Pink Floyd's Best Albums Ranked
Pink Floyd Albums, Ranked From Worst to Best

Counting down the British prog rock band’s 15 studio albums. #1 may surprise you!

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Record Store Day 2023
Record Store Day 2023: 17 Releases We're Stoked About

We’ve parsed the complete list of RSD 2023 releases, and here are 17 albums we can’t wait to get our hands on.

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Paramore Albums Ranked from Worst to Best
Paramore Albums, Ranked From Worst to Best

Dig into the punk-pop band’s discography to rank Paramore’s studio 6 albums. What’s Your Favorite?

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Pink Floyd Dark Side of The Moon 50th Anniversary Reflection
Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of The Moon at 50

50 years later, Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of The Moon remains as influential as ever.

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Paramore This Is Why Album Review
This Is Why Launches Paramore Into a New Era of Musical Artistry

Almost 6 years after their last LP, Paramore have returned with an elevated sound on new album This Is Why.

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Guide to Safely Cleaning Vinyl Records

Whether it’s cleaning solution or wood glue, keeping your vinyl clean is essential for its longevity.

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25 Gift Ideas for Record Collectors this Christmas
25 Gift Ideas for Record Collectors this Holiday Season

Check out 25 Gift ideas for record collectors that are sure to please this Christmas.

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King Crimson Albums, Ranked Worst to Best
King Crimson Albums, Ranked Worst to Best

Breaking down the highlights and lowlights of King Crimson’s 15-album studio career.

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Best Christmas Vinyl Records to Bring Holiday Cheer
Top 25 Christmas Holiday Vinyl Records

From Bing Crosby and Perry Como, to Mariah Carey and John Legend, these albums are must-haves.

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The Complete Beginner's Guide to Pearl Jam
Pearl Jam: The Complete Beginner’s Guide

Countless bands try to claim to be the “voice of a generation,” but one that can credibly do it is Pearl Jam.

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Counting down the Greatest Hits of the 60s
Ranking the 50 Greatest Hits of the 1960s

Dissecting a diverse decade of music inspired by the Civil Rights and counterculture movements.

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Top 50 Songs of the 1980s: The 80s Greatest Hits
Ranking the 50 Greatest Hits of the 80s

The 80s introduced hip-hop into the mainstream, synthesizers into pop, and the creation of MTV.

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