December 2021 at POPS Resale

DECEMBER! The month of Christmas and New Year’s Eve. The Winter Solstice, shortest day of the year, occurs on the 21st. That means beginning on the 22nd, the days start getting longer. If you’re a fan of Sturgill Simpson and a fan of records, his “Ballad of Dood &...


This year, Black Friday RSD is on 11/26. There are special & limited-edition releases, and all used records will be on sale. Sign-up for small-group early shopping begins on Monday, November 1st…Monday 11/22 at noon is the deadline to register. To sign up,...

August Notes

We’re deep into the heat of summer. As I write this (okay…as I ‘word process’ this), it is expected to be in the mid 90’s with heat index in the low 100’s. Sigh. Check our calendar for specials throughout August. Also, a BIG release...

Turntable Platter Mats: Short and Simple

Nowadays, many new turntables are shipped with felt mats. “So what?” you might ask. There are several reasons to switch mats. First of all, these felt mats, used by DJs, are called slipmats. The reason for that is simple: they are designed to slide easily both on the...
The Life Of A Needle

The Life Of A Needle

We’re often asked about the lifespan of a turntable needle/stylus. The answer is not so easy. It depends on many factors. Do you play new or almost new records, clean used records, or beaters? If you have a lot of ‘beaters’ in your collection, you should always look...
2021 Record Store Day Drops

2021 Record Store Day Drops

Drop 1 is on Saturday, June 12th. We’ll handle things this year much the same way we did last year. We will delay opening to the general public for an hour (open at Noon instead of 11am) to allow small RANDOM groups to shop RSD titles. Here’s how it will...
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