Tag Archives: records

  • Record Player App is Shazam for Album Covers

    Record Player App is Shazam for Album Covers

    For many years, the general practice in the record industry was to place both the name of the album and the recording artist prominently on the cover of that album. But for many albums, this is not the case — think Spinal Tap’s infamous Black Album for one notorious example. For these eclectic album covers, there is now […]

  • HD Vinyl: Higher Quality Vinyl Records Coming Next Year

    HD Vinyl: Higher Quality Vinyl Records Coming Next Year

    Audiophiles spend a goodly chunk of their lives searching for the perfect sound. The streaming era has been tough on these individuals, since most listeners don’t really care about quality and bandwidth rules all. But maybe, if HD Vinyl turns out to be legit, Neil Young and his lossless disciples will have some good news for a […]

  • Dennis Hopper’s Record Collection is For Sale at $150,000

    Dennis Hopper’s Record Collection is For Sale at $150,000

    Dennis Hopper died back in 2010, but evidently his record collection has lived on, intact and waiting for the right opportunity to be sold to the highest bidder. Or, as it happens, the first person to pony up the $150,000 asking price for Dennis Hopper’s record collection, now being sold by Hopper’s daughter Marin and […]

  • Vinylize.it Lets You Turn Soundcloud Files Into Vinyl Records

    Vinylize.it Lets You Turn Soundcloud Files Into Vinyl Records

    One of the most important sites on the internet for lovers of independent music is SoundCloud, where artists can upload their work online and get it heard whether they have an audience of millions or dozens. Vinylize.it is a new service that lets both artists and fans get their favorite SoundCloud tracks in a format […]

  • 45 Record Case by De Jong & Co.

    45 Record Case by De Jong & Co.

    Record storage isn’t the most exciting thing in the world to spend money on, which is why most of us make do with cheap shelving or that old standby, the cardboard box. But De Jong & Co. have designed a 45 Record Case that makes a pretty good argument for putting a high premium on […]

  • And Vinyly: Turn Your Mortal Remains Into a Playable Record

    And Vinyly: Turn Your Mortal Remains Into a Playable Record

    What to do, what to do, what to do with your final remains after you ascend to the great record store in the sky? If that metaphor for the afterlife pleases you, consider And Vinyly (say it out loud if you don’t get it), which presses the cremated ashes of the deceased into real, playable […]