Music Collecting in the Best of the Web Directory

Music Collecting

8-Track Heaven

Provides information on players, quads, history, classified ads, new releases, dealers, and resources.

Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC)

Nonprofit organization created to foster the preservation and study of sound recordings in all genres and formats, and from all periods. Site presents publications and information on activities, committees, and chapters.

Audio & Music Bulletin

Hobbyists resource offering articles, insights, information, and advice on audio and music, analog and digital reproduction, record cleaning, audiophile recordings, and vintage equipment.

Classic Record Collector

Site run by classical record enthusiasts offering articles on artists from the past, interviews, stories of rare recordings, and histories of record companies.


Community-built database of music information that includes discographies of various labels and artists.

Nationaal Museum van Speelklok tot Pierement

National museum of street organs, musical clocks and mechanical instruments in the Netherlands. Collections, news, free ringtones and visiting information. In Dutch and English.

PNP Records

Collector of Russian rock shares his knowledge with a history of rock in Russia and discographies.

Public Domain Music

Information on identifying public domain songs and music. Includes royalty free music downloads, sheet music, and reference books.

Record Collectors Anonymous

Group of hobbyists involved in the collecting of records from the early years of the music industry.

Recording History

Chronicling the history of sound recording technology, industry, and culture through machines, recorders, records, and other items of interest to collectors.

Rock Record Collector's Association (RRCA)

Serves as a free resource for rock music enthusiasts. Aims to collect and preserve rock music in all its forms and to document and foster the history and legacy of the genre.


Introduction to Teánola mechanical music boxes and barrel organs with history, articles, video clips, products and where to buy. Includes self build kits, perforated music and wood carvings.

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