Creating your 2024 Vinyl Wish List

Creating your 2024 Vinyl Wish List

Creating a wish list for vinyl records can be a fun and exciting way to curate your collection. We have created a wish list for you to help tracking those must-have items. Click here to download it for free!

Not sure what to include on your wish list? Here are some hints and to-do's to help you compile a wish list for the vinyl records you want to collect in 2024:

  1. Explore Genres:  Take a moment to explore different music genres. Whether it's classic rock, jazz, hip-hop, or indie, diversifying your wish list can make your collection more dynamic.Explore Genres
  1. Follow Your Favorite Artists: Keep track of your favorite artists and check if they have released any new albums or special edition vinyl records. Following them on social media or subscribing to their newsletters can help you stay updated 
  1. Discover New Releases:  Stay in the loop with the latest releases from
     emerging and established artists. Music streaming platforms, music magazines, and online forums are great resources for discovering new albums.

  1. Explore Limited Editions and Special Pressings:  Expand your wish list by including limited edition releases or special pressings of your favorite albums. These often come with unique artwork, colored vinyl, or exclusive bonus tracks
    Limited edition
  1. Check Vinyl Reissue Releases: Many classic albums are reissued on vinyl, offering improved sound quality and often featuring bonus content. Research upcoming reissues of albums you love or have been wanting to add to your collection.

  2. Consider Soundtracks and OSTs: If you're a fan of movie or TV show soundtracks, consider adding them to your wish list. These records can transport you back to memorable cinematic moments.

  3. Attend Record Fairs and Events: Attend local record fairs or vinyl events in your area. These gatherings are great opportunities to explore a wide range of albums, often at special prices, and to discover hidden gems.

  4. Join Online Vinyl Communities: Connect with fellow vinyl enthusiasts in online forums or social media groups. These communities often share recommendations and insights into rare or overlooked albums.

  5. Create a Wishlist Spreadsheet or App: Keep your wish list organized by creating a spreadsheet or using a dedicated app. Include details like the artist, album name, release year, and any specific variants or editions you're interested in.  We have created a wish list for you!  
    Click here to download it for free!

  6. Prioritize Your Most Wanted: Identify the albums that are at the top of your wish list. Prioritize these so that if you come across them, you can prioritize adding them to your collection. Discogs is another great site to help you with cataloging and making wish lists. 


Remember, the key is to enjoy the process of discovering and collecting. Visit your local record store frequently! You never know what gems you will find!  Now sure where your local store is?  Services like VinylMapper can help you locate one!

Happy vinyl hunting in 2024!

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