VGM Vinyl Communities and Content

This is a comprehensive (although not complete as that’s probably impossible) overview of different forums, message boards, content creators, etc. within the VGM vinyl community. Make sure to check out the Article Archive for a comprehensive list of articles and interviews about VGM vinyl.

Please respect the rules of each site if you decide to participate, and please don’t revive forum threads if they are dead.

Content

Blog

33bits par minute – blog exclusively about video game music on vinyl. In French only.

Laced With Wax – Laced Records label blog about all things gaming and game music.

Ship To Shore PhonoCo. Blog – Ship To Shore label blog about music related to the label and game music on vinyl

VGM WAX – blog with images, thoughts and reviews on video game music vinyl releases

Cataloging & Lists

Discogs – List of most VGM vinyl releases submitted to Discogs

VGMDB – Enormous catalogue of music releases from games, anime and animation. Both CD, vinyl and digital. Use the Advanced Search to look for vinyl only.

Wikipedia – List of many of the game soundtrack releases that are available on  vinyl.

Podcast

33bits par minute – podcast exclusively about video game music on vinyl. In French only.

Retronauts – podcast about retro gaming. Look for the Retronauts Radio episodes for discussion on retro game music on vinyl.

Video Game Grooves – podcast exclusively about video game music on vinyl.

Video

Bombchu – Game Grooves – Reviews and discussion about different game soundtrack releases on vinyl

Dominuzzz – VGMVINYL – Unboxing videos of game music vinyl releases

Gamemusic.pl – Games on vinyl – Reviews and discussion about different game soundtrack releases on vinyl

RetroWare – Vinyl Soundtrack Reviews – Reviews of game soundtracks on vinyl. Focused on retro game soundtracks

Screaming at a Joypad – Vinyl Fantasy – Reviews of game soundtracks on vinyl

Slope’s Game Room  – Slope’s Unboxing – Unboxing videos and reviews of video game music on vinyl (and a few boxed games)

VGvinyl – channel with reviews of game music vinyl releases

Community & Discussion

Chat

Discord – Chat channel about video game music on vinyl.

Forums and Message Boards

Collectors Edition Forums – “Videogame Vinyl Records

Giant Bomb Forums – “Video Game Soundtracks on Vinyl

NeoGAF – “Game soundtracks on vinyl | Analogue Gen 33fps

ResetEra – “Game soundtracks on vinyl | 45rpm All new cartridge

Spin The Blackest Circles – “Video Game Soundtracks

Steve Hoffman Forums – “Video Game Music… on Vinyl? Also General Appreciation, Because Why Not?” (locked)

Vinyl Collective – “Video Game OSTs” (locked)

Vinyl Collective – “Video Game OSTs v2.0

Vinyl Me, Please – “Video Game Soundtracks

Social Media

Facebook – Video Game Vinyl Collectors

Reddit – /r/VGMvinyl

Twitter – Games on LPs

Twitter – Games On Wax

Twitter – VGM WAX