VMP Announce New Audiophile Pressing Plant

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As the industry continues to feel the strain of long production times and frustrations with quality control, could this be a sign of more things to come? In a recent major statement, the leading vinyl record subscription service, VMP (Vinyl Me, Please), announced plans to open its own pressing plant in Denver, Colorado. In the statement, VMP CEO, Cameron Schaefer … Read More

Win a GrooveWasher Record Cleaning Bundle

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We’re delighted to provide you with a chance of winning GrooveWasher’s Mondo Record and Stylus Care System. The Mondo bundle is their top-of-the-line care package and comes complete with GrooveWasher’s beautiful solid walnut handle and display block. You will also receive an SC1 Stylus Cleaning Kit, the vibrant splash landing towel, and a sizable 8oz refill bottle. With all this … Read More

Fall Giveaway: Win a Sound Matters Designed Hoodie and T-Shirt of Your Choice

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As we start heading into the cooler months, we’re giving Sound Matters subscribers the chance to win one of our popular hoodie and t-shirt designs. The lucky winner can choose one hoodie and one t-shirt from the Sound Matters store. Our designs celebrate the continued resurgence in vinyl records despite the relentless progress of our digital age. Show your support … Read More

Sound Matters Supports the Making Vinyl Conference

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We are proud to support this year’s Making Vinyl conference. A virtual event with a physical feel. Each year, the Making Vinyl conference takes place across the United States and Europe, helping to bring together a collective voice of experts, icons, and industry legends that are passionate about the vinyl record industry.  Making Vinyl brings together representatives from the world’s … Read More

Festive Giveaway: Win a GrooveWasher Record Cleaning Bundle

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By anyone’s standard, 2020 has been a challenging year. So as we head into the final month of the year, we’re bringing back our competition series to help spread a little joy around the festive season. We’re delighted to provide you with a chance of winning GrooveWasher’s Mondo Record and Stylus Care System. The Mondo bundle is their top-of-the-line care … Read More

Win a Copy of The Vinyl Revival Film & Book

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COMPETITION CLOSED – Winner Announced:Huge congratulations to Neil who is our winner of the competition. Neil has been contacted via email and we’ll be getting the prize out to him very soon. Not to worry if you haven’t been lucky this time. We’re always running regular competitions here at Sound Matters, so we look forward to giving our readers another … Read More

Introducing – The Spindle Podcast

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I’m pleased to announce the launch of a new Podcast by Sound Matters called The Spindle. Having grown the Sound Matters website over the last few years to a platform attracting over 30,000 visitors a month, it is high time we diversified our content offering. Let’s face it, some folks don’t like reading—others simply don’t have the time—and while great … Read More

Lockdown Giveaway: Win an AudioQuest Record Brush + Booze & Vinyl Book

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Competition Closed: Winner Announced! A huge congratulations to Simon who we’ve contacted by email as the winner of our recent “Lockdown Giveaway”. Don’t worry if you’ve not been lucky this time around, we’ll be running similar initiatives in the future. Thank you to all who took part and continue to support the website – it means a whole lot! It’s … Read More

Competition: Win a Twelve Inch Original – Invisible Vinyl Wall Display

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As regular readers will know, we love a giveaway competition at Sound Matters. In this round of our competition series, we’re giving away one of these superb magnet vinyl wall display systems from the Danish-based company, Twelve Inch. Twelve Inch record display systems require no frames—or any visible support. The result is a clean, minimalist look indicative of Scandinavian interior … Read More