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Why the rebrand from 'Rhubarb Records Vinyl' Café to just 'Vinyl Café?

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'Rhubarb Records Vinyl Café' was originally part of the 'Rhubarb Records brand when opened by Dylan Sainsbury in 2017. However as 'Rhubarb Records Vinyl Café' had become more focused on food, beverage and events to compliment the record buying experience the decision was made that Liam Lynch (Dylan's brother & co-owner of Rhubarb Records) would take over full ownership of Rhubarb Records in East Vic Park as well as the brand in 2020. Rhubarb Records is predominantly a retail store whilst 'Vinyl Café' is a mixed use space including a licensed café, large selection of new and used vinyl records for...

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Vinyl Café is now on DoorDash!

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If you're not able to make it down to Vinyl Café for food or coffee, or you would just like to order ahead and pick up then you can now order via the DoorDash app. It's simple to use and we will have your food and drinks ready in a flash for you.

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What to see and do in Leederville - Destination WA

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Many thanks to Destination WA/Guru Productions for producing this story highlighting some of the exciting independent businesses in Leederville. It's well worth the watch! Shouts out to the other businesses featured including: Hunter Store, Billy Black's Barbering Experience, Varga Girl - leederville, BUNN MEE & Pinchos. We are very proud to be part of such a vibrant community! Be sure to visit Vinyl Cafe & Leederville soon, you'll be glad you did!

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THE AUSTRALIAN RECORD STORE DIRECTORY

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There are now over 200 independently owned and operated record stores throughout Australia, with 194 of them currently registered as participants in the annual, global sensation Record Store Day; a special event dedicated to bricks and mortar record stores with limited releases and long awaited reissues distributed exclusively to indie record shops. Vinyl Cafe have compiled a comprehensive list of record stores; new and old, great and small, for you to pour over. After reaching out to over 200 record shops across the country, here it is. Vinyl Cafe are proud to bring you our Australian record store directory...Dig in.   Note: If you know of a...

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THE GOLDMINE GRADING SYSTEM

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 Grading Records The following is the grading system first developed by Goldmine Records. Virtually all methods currently in use for the grading of records, is based in some way, shape, or form, on this system.    Visual or Play Grading? In an ideal world, every record would be played before it is graded. But the time involved makes it impractical for most dealers, and anyway, it's rare that you get a chance to hear a record before you buy through the mail. Some advertisers play-grade everything and say so. But unless otherwise noted, records are visually graded.    How to Grade Look...

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