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Ditch the digital and explore Beat's epic Vinyl selection.

Toby Whalen3 months ago
The Vinyl Myth
Throughout my years of moving through various musical circles consisting of music lovers, musicians, engineers, and audiophiles, one topic seems to be hotly debated among all of them, there is a real ...
Ben Parrish8 months ago
Why Vinyl?
I love streaming music. Probably not the first sentence you’d expect to read in an article about the vinyl revival. However, I find it hard to imagine that anyone who considers oneself a music fan cou...
Aaron Kerper9 months ago
Vinyl and Streaming: A David and Goliath Story and the Effect on Working Musicians
Vinyl Records are back and probably the most popular physical media around right now which is insane. Myself, I’ve been collecting for about 4 years give or take, but what I find most interesting is t...
Classic Vinyl Records That Must Be Added to Your Collection
Vinyl records have been on the back burner for decades, with cassettes, CDs, and MP3 files consecutively taking over as the dominant method of listening to music. Somehow, whether purely for nostalgia...
Vinyl Review: Eric Burdon & The Greenhornes
Being known for his harsh, bluesy voice, Eric Burdon has been recognized as one of rock’s greatest vocalists. He rose to popularity in the early 60s with The Animals, known for songs like "Don’t Let M...
What You Should Know Before You Begin Collecting Vinyl
My first two LP's were purchased in April 2014. Four years ago I would never have imagined having almost 300 albums, almost 100 45's and even a couple 78's. Record digging has become more than a passi...
Heather Wilkinsa year ago
My 15 Favorite Happy Mood Songs
In my house, it was either disco or rock. I grew up with vinyls and no working turntable, but it was so much fun to imagine what they would sound like after being in a closet for decades. Eventually, ...
Yvonne Glasgow2 years ago
A Gift Guide For The Vinyl Lover In Your Life
There are still plenty of people out there that collect vinyl. There’s just something cathartic about the pops and crackles you get when you listen to a record. You might not get as many of those vint...
The Makz2 years ago
Long Live Vinyl
Everyone loves music, right? I don’t believe I’ve met a person yet who dislikes music. Which is good. Because without music, I personally think our society would be at a huge loss, particularly in the...
Will Mowatt2 years ago
Is Vinyl Better Than Other Music Formats?
Vinyl records are an old beast. They were seemingly made obsolete with the invention of tapes, and those too were pretty much forgotten about when CDs came around, and so on. Despite this, vinyl recor...
Eric Allen2 years ago
Vinyl Rewind
With the contemporary renaissance of vinyl record collecting, now is the perfect time to dive into Vinyl Rewind. Not only has renewed interest in the vinyl record format become more popular since the ...