Collecting tips + products

Ikea mods for vinyl addicts

Online, you can find a bunch of cool Ikea cabinet hacks just for vinyl collectors. Here’s a few of them:

Showcase your sleeves with this Expedit hack –

Open cabinet with modded legs –

Record console / cabinet –

Vinyl related tips


Discogs mobile app

Discogs app

The Discogs mobile app is a must for any collector who wants to keep their collection up-to-date to avoid buying duplicates. It has a cool scanning feature for barcodes and integrates with the database, so you can quickly and easily add details about your vinyl.

Other features:
– Offline wantlist/collection viewing
– Detailed release info (notes, format, credits, company and etc.)
– Browse/search your entire wantlist/collection
– View record current market value

Record Props

Record Props photo

Share your favorite vinyl records by displaying them in style. Record Props give vinyl listeners the ability to prop albums upright on a tabletop or the option to pair a vinyl record with its album cover on a wall mount. All while maintaining the ability to quickly switch out your record display and continue playing your favorite music.

You find out more about Record Props here.

Record storage and shelving solutions

HIphile record storage

Colored Vinyl Records put together a list of 27 practical, dedicated vinyl record storage and shelving solutions for storing your highly prized vinyl collection, covering a large range of price and style, for both US and European markets.

You can read about them on the Colored Vinyl Records blog.