33 RPM vs 45 RPM

Ever scratched your head, wondering why some vinyl spins faster than others? Here’s the scoop: records come in flavors of 33 RPM and 45 RPM, each with its own beat. Today’s jam session is all about unwrapping these two speeds and helping you pick which tune fits your groove. Get ready—this might spin your turntable world right around! Key Takeaways Vinyl records spin at … Read more

Can You Skip Songs on Vinyl?

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Ever found yourself itching to skip a track on your vinyl record? It’s a common desire, especially when you’re eager to hear your favorite song. This article is poised to guide you through the dos and don’ts of navigating those grooves without damage. Dive in for some safe-skipping strategies! Key Takeaways You can skip songs on vinyl by lifting the tonearm and placing it on a … Read more

Can You Start a Record in the Middle?

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Have you ever wanted to skip straight to your favorite part of a vinyl record but were unsure if it’s safe or even possible? Vinyl enthusiasts often debate the art of ‘needle dropping,’ where one plays a track from somewhere other than the start. This article dives deep into whether you can really cue up that catchy chorus directly without harming your precious LPs. … Read more

How to Balance Turntable Tonearm?

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Struggling with a wobbly-sounding vinyl? It’s likely your turntable‘s tonearm needs a balance check. In this post, we’ll guide you through the steps to achieve that perfect harmony between needle and groove. And trust us—it’s simpler than it sounds! Key Takeaways To balance a turntable tonearm, start by turning off the turntable and placing it on a flat surface. Remove the needle cover and adjust the … Read more

Standard Size of Vinyl Record Cover

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Selecting the perfect album cover size for your vinyl record can be puzzling, especially if you’re new to vinyl collecting. Did you know the typical LP sleeve measures a square of 12.375 inches? This blog post will unpack the dimensions and design tips that ensure your vinyl record covers look professional and captivating. Get ready to make your music stand out! Key Takeaways The standard size for … Read more