The topic of how to store vinyl records may seem like a bore if you don’t own any. But it’s pretty detailed and kind of fun. A great record shelf can add flair to your living room. Besides, records are making a comeback! Today, we’re looking at how to store vinyl records properly and hoping to ignite that audiophile in you. Let’s go!
The recording of each piece of equipment, including the human voice, gets digitally converted. The most popular method of holding the song, the mp3, compresses it to make it take up very little space. Vinyl recordings, on the other hand, are entirely analog. They’re also in a lossless format. All the detail retained in the master recording is transferred to the vinyl. The additional IRL items needed to play the vinyl – the record player and needle – give the sound more richness and warmth.
Record collecting is uncharted territory for the under 30. And guess what? This is the age group that’s buying the most vinyl today. Record sales surpassed CD sales in 2020 for the first time since 1986. Who needs CDs when you have streaming services, and your phone is your walkman? But more importantly, younger generations are interested intangible items.