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Vinyl Me, Please Subscription Box Review – January 2019

Eric Cadman
ByEric CadmanFeb 22, 2019 | 1 comment

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Vinyl Me, Please
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The Vinyl Me, Please mission statement is to “…help people explore, experience, and enjoy music on a deeper level.” They curate an incredible experience around an album each month, and members get access to all sorts of bonus online content throughout the month.

Vinyl Me, Please has three tracks now – Essentials, Classics, and Rap & Hip-hop – you can see the current selections here. You can also start your subscription with specific albums from that page!

My Subscription Addiction pays for this subscription. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).

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About Vinyl Me, Please

The Subscription Box: Vinyl Me, Please

The Cost: US – $29 per month / $81 per 3 months / $299 per year
International – $42 per month / $108 per 3 months / $399 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. You also have access to swap the month’s selection for a different album of your choosing.

Ships to: Everywhere, cost included in the membership

Ships via: USPS

January 2019 Vinyl Me, Please Review

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The January 2019 Vinyl Me, Please Subscription Box featured Cosmogramma from Flying Lotus.

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It comes with this little wrap around the spine of the LP. You’ll get a little note from the curator along with the drink recipe.

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As always, it’s also accompanied by an LP-size piece of artwork. The January piece was designed by David McLeod.

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The design of the packaging has the same feel as the album, to me – a bit of organized craziness.

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This might go down as my favorite pressing from Vinyl Me, Please. This two-tone marble vinyl is really a showstopper for me.

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I’ve never been a Flying Lotus fan – so I went in knowing what to expect and with the expectation that it might not be my cup of tea – that idea was pretty much confirmed, but it was still fun giving it a spin.

Verdict: I like using Vinyl Me, Please for two different reasons – revisiting an older album that I love and trying out albums I either have never heard of or listened to on a limited basis. This was definitely the latter, and while my mind wasn’t changed, I still enjoy sitting down and giving it a whirl – and that artwork! That artwork made up for a lot of negatives for me.

To Wrap Up:

Can you still get this box if you sign up today? Yes. You can now start your subscription with a number of albums choices on this page.

Coupon – There are no coupons at this time.

Check all of our Vinyl Me, Please reviews and find more Vinyl Subscription Boxes in our directory. Rate, review, and follow this subscription on the Vinyl Me, Please profile page.

What did you think of the January 2019 Vinyl Me, Please?

Vinyl Me, Please sends 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. They also offer the ability to swap your monthly selection... read more.
Eric Cadman
Eric Cadman
Eric is the co-founder of My Subscription Addiction. He's been hooked on geek subscription boxes since 2012 thanks to Loot Crate and Nerd Block. Geek boxes sparked his desire for collecting Funko Pops and comic book statues!

Eric Cadman
Eric Cadman
Eric is the co-founder of My Subscription Addiction. He's been hooked on geek subscription boxes since 2012 thanks to Loot Crate and Nerd Block. Geek boxes sparked his desire for collecting Funko Pops and comic book statues!
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1 comment

Vanessa

Eric, how do you store your records? I just inherited a bunch of vinyl and have no idea how to keep them in decent condition. Heck, I need to buy a record player to see if they still play.

Anyway, I agree that the pressing is beautiful. Is it wrong to want to hang it up instead of play it?

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