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We pride ourselves in being your go-to resource for cleaning and preserving your old and new vinyl records. The recent surge in the popularity of vinyl records is something that hasn’t ever been seen in modern markets. Yes, vintage things have come back in popularity – but none of them have had the impact and staying power of vinyl. With a growing demand for classic albums, comes a need for collectors on the proper ways of cleaning old vinyl records. Discover tips, vinyl inspiration, and other articles about the music we love (and how to preserve it) here.

  • Vinyl record being played on a record player with purple lighting in background
    Just because everything can be digitized now, doesn’t mean everything should.
    Physical media like a vinyl record is still valuable, worthwhile, and desired, and not just in older generations.
    Why We Cherish Physical Media Like Vinyl Records

    Posted on April 19 2022

     Just because everything can be digitized now, doesn’t mean everything should.  Physical media like a vinyl record is still valuable, worthwhile, and desired, and not just in older generations. People...

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  • close-up of blue vinyl record on turntable
    It’s really important to clean your vinyl from time to time because it will make your records last longer and play better. So, gather up your favorite LPs, roll up your sleeves, and heed these simple tips
    5 Ideas for Spring Cleaning Your Music Collections (& 5 Spring Cleaning Jams)

    Posted on March 02 2022

    Spring is here, and that means it’s time for a little spring cleaning. But don’t limit your cleaning to just the floors and cobwebs. Now is also the perfect time...

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  • Record store vinyl display on Record Store Day
    The first Record Store Day was celebrated on April 19, 2008, and now it’s popular on every continent except Antarctica.
    Now that we’re gearing up for Record Store Day 2022, we thought we’d lay out a few Record Store Day Essentials
    Record Store Day Essentials - Get the Complete 411

    Posted on February 25 2022

      Since 2008, discerning music lovers have commemorated Record Store Day both as a way of bolstering independent record stores and scoring great deals on awesome music. The first Record...

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  • How to Start Collecting Vinyl

    Posted on January 14 2022

    There’s no doubt that collecting LP records is an art form, and mastering any art form takes time, dedication, and a little bit of wisdom from those with experience in...

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  • The Five Best Romantic Vinyl Records for Valentine's Day

    Posted on January 12 2022

    With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, now is the perfect time to enhance your record collection with a few Valentine’s Day albums. Whether your audio aesthetics tend toward playfully...

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  • The Music that Got Us Through 2020 & 2021

    Posted on November 24 2021

    Let’s be honest: 2020 and 2021 were, on the whole, not the greatest years in recent human history. But there were some bright spots, and one for which we’re especially...

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Big Fudge was started in 2017 by individuals who saw a need for high-quality protective products in vinyl record care. We are record collectors, too, and so everything we have designed has been tested in-house before offering it online. Big Fudge is the leading supplier of vinyl supplies – from our archival paper record jackets, all the way to our Record Friend™  cleaning kit. As the popularity of vinyl records increases, we meet the demand in stride with quality maintenance products.


We’re more than just a store. We offer tools to protect the musical extension of your personality. We want to do more than just sell you the sleeves and record storage you need. So, we’ve created this space to discuss vinyl record trends, in addition to sharing tips on properly cleaning old vinyl records. Questions? Want to see specific topics here? Get in touch with us today.