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8 cheap and easy ways to clean vinyl records by hand

<i>Originally posted on The Vinyl Factory</i><p><b>Stressed out by the idea of lathering your first editions in wood glue? Don’t fancy spending a packet on a</b> …

Vinyl Records

Pressed to the edge: Why vinyl hype is destroying the record

<b>We have a problem.</b><p>The music industry has been celebrating a surge of interest in one of its most beloved artifacts: the vinyl record. Major labels …

Vinyl Records

Might As Well Face It, I’m Addicted

Birth Of A Vinyl Geek is the beginning tales of a record collector, his first year in the game documented, analyzed and shared to all fellow …

Meet the Vinyl Collectors

<i>S</i>ome of the most interesting people I know also happen to be vinyl collectors. Maybe it’s because they spend so much time in record shops digging …

36 Things Vinyl Collectors Love

Face it, you don't get any of this with Spotify.

Framing

Sell your records, sell your soul?: How I learned to stop hoarding and embrace the cloud

To hang on or let go isn’t an easy question, but there’s a fine line between a collection and a burden<p>In March, Cuepoint ran an interesting article called "Selling Your Records Will Ruin Your Life." The title was somewhat misleading, because the essay delved into the psychology of collecting, and …

In-wall wiring guide for home A/V

Crutchfield advisor Norm has worked on hundreds of whole-house wiring jobs.<p>This guide will help you save money by doing your own small-scale in-wall …

Tess Holliday Is The Biggest Thing To Ever Happen To Modeling

At size 22, Tess Holliday is the largest model ever signed by a major agency. Can she spin her social media stardom into a career in the high-stakes (and notoriously body-conscious) modeling world?<p>Her real name is Ryann Hoven, but I won’t know this until much later, when we’re a couple drinks in at …

Plus Size

Everything You Need to Consider Before Having Another Child

In many ways, deciding whether to have another child is even harder than deciding on having the first one. It's a lot more complex than asking "Do we …

4 Ways to Create a Memorable Online Design Portfolio

<i>Special Advertising Note: The following sponsored content is brought to you courtesy of Squarespace, one of Print’s trusted partners.</i><p>As creating an …

How to Program Your Mind to Stop Buying Crap You Don’t Need

We all buy things from time to time that we don't really need. It's okay to appeal to your wants every once in a while, as long as you're in control. …

Personal Finance

DC Comics Characters Appear on The Saturday Evening Post

Artist Juan Carlos Ruiz combines two of his loves in this original series. <i>The Saturday Evening Post</i>‘s classic illustrations, made by Norman Rockwell and J.C. Leyendecker, are given a fun twist as the heroes and villains of DC Comics now grace the magazine's famous covers. The artist used Adobe …

Comic Books

How to use Photoshop to help you buy second hand records online

<b>This invaluable insider tip will change the way you buy records online.</b><p>We’ve all been there. You’ve bought a record on Discogs or eBay with a VG+ …

17 Sex Scenes In Graphic Novels

Comic stripped.<p>Soon after comics found mainstream American success during World War II, when the country took solace in starred and striped superheroes and thinly veiled political manifestos, the Comics Code Authority was formed. The organization allowed comic book publishers to regulate their …

Graphic Novels

Jumping Ship from Photoshop to Pixelmator: A Switcher's Guide

Pixelmator is now our favorite image editing app for Mac because it's incredibly cheap ($29.99) and almost as powerful as the far more expensive …

How to store your record collection in 8 steps

<b>Despite being one of the most durable physical music formats around, neglect your records and you risk introducing surface noise, scratches, even</b> …

What's the Best Audiobook Service?

Reading a good book is great, but listening to one recorded while you drive, fly, or just chill at home is a great way to fit good books into your …

Add Smart Lighting To Your Dumb Home On the Cheap, Today Only

Lighting is one of the easiest "smart" upgrades you can make to your home, and Home Depot is having a one-day deal on the gear you'll need to get …

Home Automation

Infographic: The birth of a vinyl record illustrated

<b>Our step-by-step infographic reveals the exact magic that goes into creating a record.</b><p>You’ve had a peak inside our pressing plant, zooming in and out …

TVD's 9 weeks of vinyl giveaways, Week 2: Led Zeppelin, Physical Graffiti (Remastered, 180 Gram Vinyl)

<b>As we noted last week upon the launch of our first of 9 weeks of vinyl giveaways, it’s easy to forget that going on 8 years now when TVD was in its</b> …

Why You Should Be Reading: ‘They’re Not Like Us’

In <i>They’re Not Like Us</i>, <i></i>a provocative contemporary take on the ‘teen mutants’ genre that seems to have flown under the radar, Eric Stephenson’s spiky …

Post Ratio Landing Page

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A Beginner's Guide to Vinyl — Tools and Toys

Who would have thought vinyl records would become the physical music format to rule them all? Sales of records for the last nine years have continued …

Mindfulness Could Be a Cheap, Easy Sleep Aid

Mindfulness training is everywhere these days, and as more and more celebrities adopt the practice it would be easy to dismiss as a fad. But there’s …

Mindfulness

The Danger in Overpricing Vinyl

Does anyone else remember cassette singles? This beautiful format was aimed directly at young consumers of music that really only cared about their …

12 VINYL & 7 VINYL GUIDE

<b>Heavy duty steel shelving</b><p>Steel furniture usually finds its place in magazines, basements and workshops because it’s often very durable and can handle …

Furniture

Toru Kamei’s Mythological Paintings and Haunted Still Life's: now on Hi-Fructose