Best Sounding Vinyl Records of All Time

Album making processes were revamped and enhanced over the decades, but there’s no room for arguments over the following assertion – some of the finest vinyl releases were made several years back, and we’re now here to determine which ones are deserving to be deemed the best sounding vinyl albums of all time we believe any serious vinyl collector should buy.

In the current era, it feels like vinyl albums are going extinct, but they’re still intact. While listening to your favorite songs on an iPhone or mixtape on your PC is convenient, hearing your favorite music on a top-notch turntable is the perfect experience.

We’re here today to explore my favorite songs that you absolutely need to own on vinyl — whether or not you already have them in your set.

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How Many of the Beatles Are Still Alive

The Beatles are undoubtedly the best-known band ever. They performed more music throughout the 20th century than one might think.

They saw world success, performed a number of shows, and are now household names decades after. However, from the height of band members’ employment, a lot of time has elapsed. Then what about the Beatles actually alive? 

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HeadCount Continues to Inform and Register Voters Using the Power of Music

HeadCount, one of our long time standing favorite organizations, recently unveiled a schedule of over 300 concert events in 80+ cities that will host voter registration and get-out-the-vote drives before Election Day on November 8th.

Further more, the non-partisan voter registration organization HeadCount also announced that hundreds of musicians will help roll out “HelloVote,” a new technology that allows anyone to register to vote via text message or Facebook Messenger.

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Sound & Silence Live // FlowPoetry – Seamless

According to the oracle bones and cracked tortoise shells of Shang Dynasty divination (1700-1270 BCE), there exists 10 suns (Celestial Stems) and 12 moons (Earthly Branches).

The Chinese characters (oracle script) for these comprise some of the earliest examples of a written system of tracking time as a cycle.

In dreaming of these suns and moons and the never-ending spiral of time, FlowPoetry presents these ten poems loosely based on the notion of the time-transcendent rhythm of words. We hope you enjoy the tenth and final installment of this ten-part series.

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Pluto by Joe Hertler & the Rainbow Seekers

Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers is a band from Lansing, Michigan that formed in 2011. Members include Joe Hertler (Vocals, Guitar), Ryan Hoger (Guitar), Micah Bracket (Keys), Kevin Pritchard & Kim Vi (Bass), Aaron Stinson (Sax) and Rick Hale (Drums). Pluto is their third studio album release.

It’s early in the year, but I expect Pluto will wind up on my year-end best list. It is a record you can listen to over and over again.

Imagine the smooth soul rock of Kenny Loggins meets the indie folkness of The Decemberists, and you’ll get a general idea of JH&TRS’ sound.

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Listen to New Lo-Fi Chill-Hop Beat Tape by Peace to Mateo, ‘Boquet’ [Premiere]

Whenever I’m sent something from anyone on the prolific Young Heavy Souls lineup my ears perk up like when a house dog hears the evening meal hit the bowl. I always know that regardless of the style of music, it’s going to be an interesting and entertaining listen.

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For Every Heartbreak by Dave Buker & The Historians

Dave Buker & The Historians is a band based out of Columbus, Ohio. Members include Dave Buker (vocals, acoustic/guitar, acoustic/electric piano, harmonica), Joe Spurlock (drums, percussion, guitar, vocals), Paul Valdiviez (acoustic/electric piano, organ, vocals, synthesizer, guitar, melodica), Leanna Stansell (vocals, percussion, melodica) and Tim Jennings (bass). For Every Heartbreak is their second studio release.

Additional musicians on the new album include Adam Bidwell (trumpet), Tom Regouski (alto/tenor sax, Clarinet, oboe), Chase Potter (Violin) and Jay Alton (vocals, guitar).

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Eric Prydz to Bring the Beat in Chicago 02/23

Eric Prydz will be returning to Chicago for an intimate performance at The Mid on Monday, February 23rd.

Prydz is a Swedish DJ and producer based in Los Angeles, California who has had some major success within the past decade, gaining recognition from both underground and mainstream fans. In 2013 his Essential Mix was named Essential Mix of the Year by Pete Tong.

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