Posts tagged "vinyl"

Rare Good News for the Music Industry: People Are Buying More Vinyl

Record labels, rejoice — if you're primarily trying to sell actual records, anyway. Within the RIAA's latest report about the status of the music industry — generally,…
By: Andrew Unterberger / September 26, 2014

Bow Down Before the World’s Top Seller of Vinyl Records, Urban Outfitters

Aside from doing billions in the moderately priced clothing business and being the leader in bloody Kent State sweatshirt sales, Urban Outfitters is now apparently…
By: Dan Reilly / September 25, 2014

Did Vinyl Really Die in the ’90s? Well, Sort Of…

Before vinyl could be reborn, it had to die. Over the past several years, the resurgence of vinyl sales has become a familiar story, though…
By: Marc Hogan / May 16, 2014

Country’s Largest Vinyl Manufacturer Expanding Operations

Over the weekend, Nashville fuzz-poppers Bully sent out the kind of email that's probably all too familiar to vinyl enthusiasts and record labels. "We're writing…
By: Marc Hogan / May 5, 2014

Buy Someone You Love a Record Store for Christmas

A London man has put his entire record shop for sale on eBay. To clarify, On the Beat owner Tim Derbyshire is not selling off…
By: Chris Martins / November 7, 2013

Whole Foods Tightens Yuppie Stranglehold With Vinyl Sales

Whole Foods Market has begun selling vinyl at select locations in — where else? — Southern California. On August 13, the organically inclined supermarket chai…
By: Chris Martins / August 28, 2013

New York Public Library Selling 22,000 Vinyl Records

The New York Public Library is in the midst of unloading a huge trove of vinyl albums. The library announced this week (via Resident Advisor and…
By: Marc Hogan / August 9, 2013

Music Sales at Mid-Year: Vinyl, Streams, and the Digital Album Are Doing Just Fine

The numbers-crunching Nielsen folks have released their mid-year report on the status of the music industry and, as is to be expected, the results are…
By: Chris Martins / July 19, 2013

The App That Kinda-Sorta Plays Vinyl Through Your Phone

As those sitting on the other side of the computer glass might assume, folks in the music business get sent a lot of music. Amongst…
By: Chris Martins / June 20, 2013