Brian's Vinyl Records

Brian's Vinyl Records
Brian talks about one of his favorite hobbies, vinyl records. In addition, Brian and Jay look at some of their favorite and least favorite albums track by track and give their thoughts on the songwriting, music, production, and more.

Tracks - Recovering the Satellites
Mar 26 • 49 min
On the latest episode of Tracks, Jay and Brian look at sophomore release from Counting Crows, Recovering the Satellites. After the massive success of August and Everything After, could Counting Crows meet the expectations of the fans? Jay and Brian take a…
Vinyl On A Budget: My Tips For Finding Deals
Feb 21 • 22 min
Saving money is important to me and many people. With the price of vinyl continuing to rise, it’s important to know where and how to find good deals on both new and used albums. In this episode, I share with you some of my money-saving tips, where I find…
High School Spins and This Weeks Wins
Feb 5 • 23 min
One of the groups I’m a member of had a theme of albums you listened to in high school. It was fun to grab albums that were a big part of my high school years. I share with you which albums made the weekend cut, and tell you about some cool recent pickups…
Tracks: Automatic For The People
Dec 18, 2019 • 45 min
Brian and Jay look at R.E.M.’s smash album Automatic For The People track by track. Find out Brian’s history with R.E.M. and hear his thoughts as he listens to the album for the first time.
Tracks: Slave To The Grind
Sep 16, 2019 • 40 min
In 1991, Skid Row was at the top of the metal world. After a smash debut album, they returned with Slave to the Grind. Brian and Jay take a track-by-track look at what many consider their best work, and give their opinion on if it holds up.
Tracks: …Baby One More Time
Aug 12, 2019 • 41 min
It’s an album that changed the landscape of pop music and ushered in a new era, but does it still hold up 20 years later? Brian and Jay take a track by track look at the multiplatinum debut album from Britney Spears.
Tracks: Van Halen III
Jul 15, 2019 • 51 min
It’s considered to be the worst thing Van Halen ever did, but should it be? After 21 years, should fans give it another listen? Brian and Jay take a track by track look at Van Halen III and let you know what they think about the Gary Cherone experiment 21…
Tracks: Load
Jun 7, 2019 • 53 min
Brian and Jay take a track by track look at the contentious Metallica album known as Load.
Deciding Which Albums To Buy
May 24, 2019 • 24 min
In this episode, Brian talks about how he chooses which albums to buy or not to buy from artists, and what factors he considers when buying a used album.
Vinyl in a Digital World
Apr 28, 2019 • 26 min
We live in a digital world, but that doesn’t mean streaming and vinyl can’t be enjoyed together. Brian talks about how both can complement each other in today’s digital environment.
Reissues These On Vinyl Please
Apr 5, 2019 • 19 min
Video Blog version available on YouTube. Brian shares his top albums he would love to see reissued on vinyl. Albums that are only available on the used market and most come with high price tags.
Record Store Day… Why It’s Important
Mar 28, 2019 • 21 min
Record Store Day is right around the corner, and it’s a day that seems to split the vinyl community. Brian explains why he thinks it’s important that the community support the event instead of shaming it.
Tracks: Dr. Feelgood
Mar 3, 2019 • 73 min
Brian and Jay take a track by track look at Motley Crue’s smash hit, Dr. Feelgood.
Vinyl Storage and Cleaning Tips
Feb 18, 2019 • 25 min
Brian talks about how he likes to store his collection by talking about sleeves, containers, and more. Brian also gives advise on how to care for and clean your vinyl records and turntables.
Essential Soundtracks
Feb 1, 2019 • 32 min
Brian welcomes Jay from Timeout, Need More Popcorn to talk about what soundtracks are essential for everyone’s collection.
Brian’s Story
Jan 19, 2019 • 16 min
Episode one is an introduction to your host, Brian. How did he get into vinyl records, what he collects, and more.