Loading...
  [ LOGIN/REGISTER ]   [ MY ACCOUNT ] Items in the shopping cart: 0    Current total: $0.00
   
Left space

Advanced Products Search
Keywords :
 
Price Range : $ ~ $
Manufacturer :
Category :

Found : 5   Display : 1-5
Page :
1
    << · < Prev · Next > · >>
Sort by:







A Frequently Asked Question

How much better will a Hot Stamper sound on my system?

  (Item #: hot_stampers_faq_3) 



That's a tough question, because it involves two things I can't know: how good your stereo is, and how critically you listen to it. Really, the only way to find out is to try a record or two and see if the sound quality justifies the price to you. Which is why we offer a 100% money back guarantee: the record has to perform to your satisfaction or we give you all your money back.
Straight Answers to Your Hot Stamper Questions


  more Info










A Frequently Asked Question

How can common records possibly be worth these prices?

  (Item #: hot_stampers_faq_2) 



We freely admit that we paid south of twenty bucks each at local stores for most of the records on our site. We pay what the stores charge, and most rock records are priced from five to twenty bucks.

Unfortunately the cost of the records you see on the site is only a small part of the cost of that finished "product." The reality of our business is that it costs almost as much to find a Carly Simon or Gino Vannelli Hot Stamper that sells for a hundred dollars as it does to find a Neil Young or Yes Hot Stamper that sells for five times that.

Straight Answers to Your Hot Stamper Questions


  more Info










A Frequently Asked Question

Are Hot Stamper pressings quiet?

  (Item #: hot_stampers_faq_1) 



They're about as quiet as vintage LPs ever are. Some surface noise is always going to be audible on an old record. We believe we sell the quietest vintage pressings in the world, but they are certainly not silent. Lately we've been adding this text to our listings to clarify our position on surface noise:

Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus is about as quiet as any original pressing will play, and since only the right originals have any hope of sounding amazing on this album, that will most often be the playing condition of the copies we sell. (The copies that are even a bit noisier get listed on the site are seriously reduced prices or traded back in to the local record stores we shop at.)

Straight Answers to Your Hot Stamper Questions


  more Info










Tell Us More About "Hot Stampers"

Straight Answers to Your Questions

  (Item #: hot_stampers_faq) 



Many of the basic questions concerning Hot Stampers, including our grading system, 2-packs, coupons, the mailing list, as well as more general ordering and payment information, can be found in the original FAQ.

We recommend that you read it before continuing on with this one. The Hot Stamper FAQ below deals specifically with the kinds of issues that potential customers, as well as skeptics and forum posters (god bless 'em!), have raised with us over the years.

We think sitting down to play a Hot Stamper pressing is the best way to appreciate its superior sound, in the same way that hearing a vintage LP played back on a top quality audio system is the best way to appreciate the superiority of analog.

Straight Answers to Your Hot Stamper Questions


  more Info










A Frequently Asked Question

What Exactly Are Hot Stampers?

  (Item #: hot) 



Hot Stampers are pressings that sound dramatically better than the average LP.. Discovering these extraordinary records and making them available to the music loving public is the work of every member of the staff here at Better Records. Visit our Welcome To Better Records page to learn about our company and our process.

Click here to read more about the work we do.

We also have two FAQ sections: one for general questions about the business end of things, and one to answer specific questions we've been asked over the years about Hot Stampers in detail.


  more Info




Found : 5   Display : 1-5
Page :
1
    << · < Prev · Next > · >>

Right right-line
  | NEW TO THE SITE? | ¬†CONTACT US ¬† |