Stores like Recycled Records in Springfield, Illinois are hard to come by in the current era of vinyl collecting. The store will close for good on April 29.
New Store With Old Stuff: Exploring Bolingbrook’s Controlled Chaos
Controlled Chaos Vintage, Vinyl & Variety sets out to be more than just a record store in this Chicago suburb.
Dedicated Fan Group, Guitarist Help Solve Mystery Following Show At Chicago’s Metro
This is why you should grab a guitar pick on the floor of a concert venue even you have no idea who threw it.
Chicago Area Store Makes Sure CD Collectors Always Get What They Want
Rolling Stones Records serves a main course of CDs with a side of vinyl. It's a rare find among record stores in the Midwest.
Pressing Matters: Where To Get Vinyl Pressed In The Midwest
From Chicago to Detroit to Nashville, this part of the country is responsible for some of your favorite albums.
Five Instagram Accounts That Remind Us Record Collecting Should Be Fun
Collecting vinyl should be fun. Here are few reasons why this hobby is more than gate-keeping record snobs.
From California Raisins To Overnight Campers: How The Midwest Celebrated Record Store Day 2022
Record Store Day 2022 called for fun surprises and creative promotions at some of your favorite spots in the Midwest.
Cover Story: Towering Chicago Condos Forever Connected To Wilco
These iconic Chicago towers aren't officially named after Wilco, but they probably should be thanks to 2002's "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot."
Petition Started To Grant Wax Trax! Records Storefront Landmark Status
Historic designation sought for former storefront of Chicago record label behind the rise of industrial music.
Illinois Record Label Includes Sweet Surprise When Shipping Orders
Polyvinyl Records did some experimenting before landing on a specific treat to include with every order.