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Vinyl Me, Please Subscription Box Review – September 2016

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Vinyl Me, Please is the modern equivalent of the old “Record of the Month” clubs. As a long-time audiophile and vinyl collector, I had to sign up as soon as I heard about it!

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The Subscription Box: Vinyl Me, Please

The Cost: US – $27 per month / $75 per 3 months / $284 per year
International – $44 per month / $120 per 3 months / $450 per year

The Products: A specially selected limited edition vinyl LP, a cocktail recipe to be paired with the music, an original piece of art, access to “The Standard” (VMP’s online magazine), access to forums, special deals on other albums

Ships to: Worldwide, cost included in membership

Ships via: USPS

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This month’s album is “How To Be A Human Being” by Glass Animals, a foursome based out of the UK. This is their sophomore effort, and it was just released on August 26 of this year! I think it’s exciting when VMP includes a new release! This album is really fun and funky, and very indie-pop. They sound a bit like Alt-J to me.

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This poster of the album artwork was included inside the record sleeve.

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I can almost always count on VMP to send me colored vinyl, and this month was no exception. Opaque teal! I think that’s a first for me!

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This is the artwork for the month. It’s a really fun pixellated version of the album artwork, which I like a lot. The artist is a collaborative team called Whoppie & Myk, and the reverse side gives quite a bit of information about the team.

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Recently, Vinyl Me Please made a change from a sort of esoteric rhyming poems to a little music history on the back of the inside packaging. I couldn’t be happier, honestly! I love reading a deeper dig about the band and why the album was chosen for the month. This was written by Vinyl Me Please’s co-founder, Tyler Barstow.

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The cocktail this month is the Pork Soda, which is a pineapple jalapeno margarita. It also happens to be one of my favorite cocktails already, so I definitely really enjoyed this!

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This is a flyer for VMP’s member store that was included this month.

Verdict: This month was another hit for me with Vinyl Me, Please! The album was great, the cocktail was one of my favorites, and I liked the artwork this month, too. I also really appreciate the information printed inside of the packaging about the album! I am a long standing fan of Vinyl Me, Please!

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Written by Anna Rodriguez

Anna Rodriguez

Anna has been a fan of subscription boxes since joining Birchbox in 2013, but didn’t become a true addict until discovering subscriptions she could share with her children. Her favorites include Kiwi Crate and Fab Kids.
All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.

2 Comments

  1. Ah! Now I wish I had this subscription! This album is everything to me.

  2. You always have great open-minded reviews of this subscription

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