Again, we have one that we love and use in our home. Select the one that suits you best here. Kaiu Record Storage Holder : This simple piece features a solid wood base with clear acrylic ends that allows you to easily flip through your records and display the album art. You can stand them vertically or horizontally. You can add doors. And best of all, the shelves are the perfect dimensions for storing vinyl records. Crosley Manchester Entertainment Stand : This is a nice, retro piece that works as both a side table and record storage piece.
This album is single-handedly responsible for rekindling the careers of producer Giorgio Moroder and producer-guitarist Nile Rodgers. Every fan has a favorite Pink Floyd album, and this is ours. The first side is a chemical-free drug trip, while the title track on side two is simply devastating.
If your tastes in rock tend to have the "prog-" prefix attached, then you are likely a King Crimson fan. From the iconic cover art to the genre-defining fantasy and sci-fi themes, In The Court of the Crimson King still sounds fresh today.
Also check out the excellent Low End Theory. The best jazz albums on vinyl is deserving of its own gallery but here's one album you don't see as often.
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Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Don't show this again. CNET editors pick the products and services we write about. When you buy through our links, we may get a commission. Ty Pendlebury. The best albums to own on vinyl Vinyl is booming , and if you own a record player, you've probably got a nice collection of records with music you love. Note that CNET may receive a commission from the products featured in this article. Read the article. The Beatles -- Abbey Road The Beatles' music still endures 50 years after the band broke up, and every vinyl fan probably owns at least one of their records.
Countries notable for the quality of their vinyl include Japan, France, Germany, and Holland. Russian, Brazilian and Jamaican pressings, on the other hand, can be a crapshoot. Again, research is key. Do you have any tips to share? Let us know by sharing your experience with us! Happy crate digging! Email address:. Join our Facebook Group! This article hopes to outline a few points which can help you along in your crate digging adventures.
Vinyl Junkies Ep. Check the album and cover for a black label with the word 'Parlophone' written in yellow, if the record company is Parlophone. This means that the record was produced in or earlier. In , the logo changed to a black label with silver writing. Check Music Price Guide and Pop Sike to see if they have a listing for the artist and album or song name. Though many albums and songs may have multiple artists, it is possible to narrow down the possibilities by album cover and recording company.
If they have a listing for your particular album, you may be able to find the year it was produced. This is the definitive book when it comes to identifying vinyl records, along with their value.
Unfortunately, there is no website to correspond with the book.A real vinyl record collector would never commit any of these TEN sins to their records. In our previous article, How To Clean Vinyl Records, you learned all about cleaning your records by hand with regular household cleaners or a record cleaning machine however, that is only the start.