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 – ikeahackers.net/2013/08/ferg-frugal-expedit-record-gallery.html
Open cabinet with modded legs –
Record console / cabinet –
Vinyl related tips
- 24 things you should know before starting a vinyl collection
- 3 ways to protect vinyl records
- A guide to crate digging
- How to care for vinyl records
- How to clean vinyl records
- How to identify original vinyl pressings
- How to set up your turntable
- Keep your records looking and sounding sweet with a guide to cleaning vinyl
- Moving your vinyl collection
- Seven tips on storing your vinyl record collection
- Thinking Outside The Record Box – 20 Innovative Ways To Store Your Vinyl
Discogs mobile 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 Discogs.com database, so you can quickly and easily add details about your vinyl.
– Offline wantlist/collection viewing
– Detailed release info (notes, format, credits, company and etc.)
– Browse/search your entire wantlist/collection
– View record current market value
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
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.