There’s thousands of record collecting YouTube videos. Some are great – some are not so great. Here’s a few that I’ve come across that I like with a brief explanation of why I like it. and note that I’m only linking to a single video from each person to give you a taste. Most of these producers have multiple interesting and sometimes great Youtube videos. If you like one, explore others.
Vinyl Rewind – FOMO and the Pains of Record Collecting
- This is a 25 minute wide ranging discussion about why we collect and the ins and outs of what we collect.
- I like the discussion about what we want our collection to be.
Snazzy Labs – 7 Tips to Perfect Spinning Vinyl.
- Good advice on record care, storage and playback.
- Includes links to all of the produces mentioned.
Vinyl TV – Very Detailed Turntable Setup For Beginners
- Super detailed instructions for setting up your turntable.
Modern Classic – How to Buy A Turntable
- Helping people new to vinyl make a good selection for a turntable under $500
- I found the advice to be very solid.
Real Engineering – The Truth About Vinyl
- Great exploration of how records are used to playback music
- Really makes the case for digital formats over analogue.
VinylEyezz – Top 5 Failed Record Formats
- A fun discussion of failed vinyl formats