10 Ways to Justify Your Growing Record Collection

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10 Ways to Justify Your Growing Record Collection

There’s always that time. That time where someone asks you why do you still buy music? It’s all there at the touch of a button after all.

It’s fine. We get used to it. Those people are probably right. What is it that makes us still head to the record shop, sift through the crates and pull out a few items that instead we could listen to repeatedly for a small donation into Apple’s back pocket? It is something that’s hard to explain. The feel of the record, the pop as the needle works its way into the groove, not to mention the joy of taking off cellophane. After a recent post on Reddit, we’ve popped together some of the top ways to justify collecting vinyl.

Also if you want to expand your collection, we’ve recently launched out our vinyl subscription service, matching exclusive record with craft drinks pressing amazing and unique artists to limited 7″. For any more justification check out the below responses to the question:

What do you get from playing music on vinyl, that you couldn’t get from looking at a large reproduction of the cover and playing a FLAC rip of that vinyl? -via Reddit

It's inexplicable. There's just some inherent wonder about putting on some wax.

It’s inexplicable. There’s just some inherent wonder about putting on some wax.


Every record has a different story, a different feel.

Every record has a different story, a different feel.


That's true. You can't. And that's not all you can sniff with a record.

That’s true. You can’t. And that’s not all you can sniff with a record.


The physical presence of vinyl makes everything better

The physical presence of vinyl makes everything better


Father, son, bonding.

Father, son, bonding.


Not only as something to show off, but who can wait to talk about their favourite record?

Not only as something to show off, but who can wait to talk about their favourite record?


Like a secret society, we pay homage every time.

Like a secret society, we pay homage every time.


Stamps or vinyl? It's a tricky one.

Stamps or vinyl? It’s a tricky one.


It's yours. You own it. It's something to be treasured.

It’s yours. You own it. It’s something to be treasured.


There is that.

There is that.