Tag: Vinyl

5 Reasons Why The Cassette Is Not Making A Comeback

5 Reasons Why The Cassette Is Not Making A Comeback
Hundreds of old cassette tapes were sitting in storage for the last ten years, and I finally had them back in my possession. The problem is, what to do with them now? Some are old band tapes that I want to transfer to mp3s, but many were mixtapes or copies of the real thing. For... Read more »

Shopping At Reckless Turned Up An Old Everlast Single

Shopping At Reckless Turned Up An Old Everlast Single
Record shopping at Reckless last week I came across something I had never seen, an Everlast single (12″ Maxi) for “I Got The Knack,” released in 1990. Yep, kind of unbelievable, and very old school, if anything ever was. I had owned this as a kid on cassette single, remember those? They were affordable and... Read more »

The CD, The Vinyl, Or The Bundle?

The CD, The Vinyl, Or The Bundle?
For the last 6 months, I have been heavy into vinyl. Though I still shop the cut out bins for CD’s, more and more, I find myself perusing the record racks. I’ve written about the resurgence of this fun form of music several times in the past year, citing Polyvinyl as the biggest purveyor. Speaking... Read more »
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The Stone Roses' Incredible B-Side "Going Down"

The Stone Roses' Incredible B-Side "Going Down"
I have been a huge Stone Roses fan since my teens. I collected the vinyl, while they were still playing together. Back then, in the 90’s it was cheap, because CD’s were the thing. Now vinyl is huge. Yep, if you haven’t heard, everyone is back into vinyl. Of course, this makes the hobby a... Read more »

Gene's "Olympian" Gets A Colorful Vinyl Release For Its 20th Anniversary

Gene's "Olympian" Gets A Colorful Vinyl Release For Its 20th Anniversary
Vinyl is here to stay. Sales for the format reached a 20 year high in 2014. From the amount of new releases, and re-releases, it seems there is no stopping the revolution. Here’s a great example. British rock band Gene have a 20th Anniversary reissue coming out, for their chart Topping debut Olympian. Olympian is being... Read more »

Vintage Vinyl-Best Record Store on Earth?

We took a trip to St. Louis to re-investigate the beer scene. Last time we visited, about 5 years ago, it seemed Schlafly was pretty much the only game in town. Well, things have drastically changed since then! There were 5 new brew pubs that we wanted to hit, and a few others that we... Read more »
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