Blog

Mr Vinyl Opening Walk-in Record Store on 1 March 2017 – All the Details

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: From Clicks to Bricks… After three and a half years of trading exclusively as an online record store, Mr Vinyl will be opening its walk-in record store on 1 March 2017 at 44 Stanley Avenue in Johannesburg. Announced officially on radio on the Roxy Blows Show on Mix 93.8FM this week, Mr […]

Read more

A Beginner’s Guide to Safely Storing Vinyl Records

john-peel-record-collection

One of the questions that we get asked most frequently by newcomers to the wonderful world of vinyl, is what the safest way is to store their newly bought records.  Record collecting is sadly not a cheap hobbie, and getting storage right is an absolute must if you want to protect your music investment.  It would be tragic to lose records to unplayable warps and damage through poor storage – but this happens, a lot!  Don’t be just another statistic and keep your babies safe with this simple guide!

Before starting on some of the basics, I think it’s important to state upfront that this guide is intended for the beginner with the most important and common concerns being addressed.  There are very many more considerations as to the best storage in the high-end audiophile world, but that’s an article for another website or blog.  We’re just common folk here, and this guide is meant for those just starting out.

e674a5db72069dd5004cc6b823d5fa6a

So… You’ve just bought yourself some records, given them a listen and you’re trying to figure where to put them?  Let’s start by giving some thought to the environment around you.

Read more

Welcome to The Groove

Hi Friends, welcome to The Groove! In the wonderful world of vinyl and Hi-FI, there is so much knowledge to pick up on; and tips and tricks to learn.  With the resurgence of vinyl, and as the newest generation exploring music in this form, there is a lot of useful information that we can collectively share and […]

Read more