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The Vinyl Guide

If you like records, just starting a collection or are an uber-nerd with a house-full of vinyl, this is the podcast for you. Nate Goyer is The Vinyl Guide and discusses all things music and record-related. Nate is a 40+ year vinyl collector, owns some of the most highly desired titles and enjoys them thoroughly. The Vinyl Guide is his journey through the history of music to speak with the artists and technicians who made music history and get the stories behind the records.

Feb 29, 2016


We are in Singapore and checking out the local music shop scene including 2 great record shops Vinylucky & For The Record, as well as test driving some high end audio gear that we can't afford (check for videos of this). Also we review two excellent entries into the record cleaning market

Feb 18, 2016

In part 2 of our 2 part series on bootleg recordings, we tell the story of Mike Millard "Mike the Mic" who recorded hundreds of bands in the 70s in Los Angeles, including Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, The Who and many more, and then interview Mr Stephen Coates of the band "The Real Tuesday Weld" who just wrote a book...

Feb 16, 2016

The 1st of our 2 part series on bootleg records; we discuss events that led up to the creation of the bootleg industry, the story behind the first widely distributed bootleg Bob Dylan's "The Great White Wonder" and The Rolling Stones "LiveR Than You'll Ever Be", some of the personalities, including Frank Zappa, that...

Feb 9, 2016

This week I’m going to give away some records so share the Vinyl Guide with your friends and I may just reach out to you to send you some good stuff! This week I also chat with Parker Macy of Crème Tangerine Records of Costa Mesa California near Los Angeles, share record shipping tips and talk about some of the...

Feb 2, 2016

Nate talks to Mike Spitz and Rebecca Villaneda, authors of "The Record Store Book: Fifty of Southern California's Most Iconic and Legendary Record Stores" as well as discussing the story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a singing sensation that was popular for all the wrong reasons. 

If you like records, just starting a...