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How to Clean Vinyl Records – The Ultimate Guide | Sound Matters how to clean vinyl records the ultimate guide

By Marc Henshall
September 27, 2023

"Clean vinyl records not only guarantee a superior listening experience, minimizing unwanted noise, but also promise a lasting lifespan for your collection. Dive into our extensive guide on how to clean vinyl records and swiftly return to the world of unparalleled auditory delight.

This comprehensive guide is neatly segmented into three accessible sections (all include video clips), enabling a quick and easy understanding of the cleaning process."

Win a GrooveWasher Record Cleaning Bundle this Holiday Season | Sound Matters holiday giveaway
By Marc Henshall
November 6, 2023
"We’ve teamed up with GrooveWasher in time for the holiday season to give TWO lucky grand prize winner a chance to win a complete record cleaning kit!

The lucky winner will receive the GrooveWasher Mondo Record & Stylus Care System.
The grand prize is worth $100 in total!"

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By Gregg Ellman
October 4, 2023

"My record collection is valuable to me, so I was hesitant to use fluids and brushes on any of them. But recently, I scored a bunch of records at a garage sale, so I took a few of them I would never listen to for testing. After cleaning a few B sides, I have no hesitation in using the cleaner on any of my valuable vinyl collections."

EXPOSED: Are These Record Cleaning Kits Worth It? | Sound Matters

By Marc Henshall
September 28, 2023

"[Sound Matters] tested eight popular vinyl record cleaning kits [found on Amazon] to see which one had the best design from a usability viewpoint and record cleaning ability. The results were quite surprising, with a clear winner."

Two Affordable Record Cleaning Solutions Every Vinyl Lover Should Own | ecoustics

By Ian White
August 30, 2023

"For those who don’t want to spend hundreds of dollars on a record cleaning machine, the GrooveWasher kit works rather effectively; you spray each side of your record before playing it and clean it with the brush, wiping away all of the fluid from the surface of the record."

Top Record Cleaning Tools Every Vinyl Enthusiast Should Own | Sound Matters

By Marc Henshall

"...We highly recommend GrooveWasher as our go-to record cleaning solution. When cleaning vinyl records by hand, this meticulously designed record cleaning fluid goes to work quickly on vinyl records and leaves no discernible residue behind.

Unlike some record cleaners, GrooveWasher G2 fluid achieves excellent results without the use of high-alcohol content. Gentle, but highly effective."