Minimizing Wear When Playing a Rare Vinyl Album

As with visual forms of art, certain memorable songs endure the test of time. Most of the popular songs from the 1960s through the 1980s were originally made available on vinyl albums. Owners of rare vinyl albums can take specific steps to ensure that there is minimal wear on their albums as the songs are played once again. Record albums of earlier decades consisted of a vinyl disc that contained a purely analog recording.   Read More...

Common Irish Folk Songs You Should Know

If you are planning on having a St. Patrick's Day party, you are going to need to craft the perfect playlist that will allow people of all ages and musical tastes to enjoy themselves. Here are some tips for making this happen.  1. Include Some Traditional Irish Folk Songs Your first step is to make a base list of traditional Irish folk songs. These songs are relatively non-offensive and will be fairly pleasing to everyone.   Read More...

Give Vinyl A Chance: 3 Reasons To Explore This Throwback Way Of Enjoying Music

It's tough to beat the convenience of digital music, but if you're looking for a way to enjoy your favorite albums in a classic way, buy a turntable for your home and head to your local music store to shop for vinyl. Take this path and you won't be alone -- according to data from Nielsen Soundscan, the organization that tracks music industry statistics, vinyl sales in the U.S. have risen consistently since 2005.   Read More...

What Makes A Bosendorfer Piano Unique?

The Bosendorfer piano is a beautiful piece of musical art with a few unique design characteristics that you don't find in other pianos. The Austrian company is dedicated to creating pianos that last longer than a lifetime and make exquisite music. Here are the characteristics of the Bosendorfer piano that make it so special: Keys Standard pianos have 88 keys. The Bosendorfer Imperial can have 92 to 97 keys allowing the piano to have eight octaves instead of the usual seven on pianos with 88 keys.   Read More...

Three Tips To Avoid Accidentally Triggering A Newly-Installed Car Alarm

Especially if you live in a crowded city with a lot of crime, installing a new and quality car alarm on your car is a necessity if you want to protect your property. But in the first few months after the new alarm system is installed, your unfamiliarity with it could cause a few very annoying false alarms. To ensure that you don't accidentally trigger a newly-installed car alarm, read these three tips.   Read More...