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Vinyl Outsells CDs for the First Time Since the Mid-’80s

A new report from the RIAA (Record Industry Association of America) found that vinyl album revenues of $232 million accounted for 62% of total physical…
Katherine Turman / September 11, 2020

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Why Fidelity…

Considering the hyperactive mind of the modern music listener, the 50 million songs in Spotify's catalog and Amazon's universe of subpar listening devices, can anyone…
Jonathan Rowe / December 24, 2020

Amazon Will Start Stocking Vinyl Records Again

Amazon will soon be able to help replenish your music collection again. "Later this week, we will allow more products into our fulfillment…
Emily Tan / April 13, 2020

Moby Thinks Humans Are Born Knowing Vinyl Is Better

Today, legendary electronic musician Jean-Michel Jarre hosted a panel discussion on Facebook Live featuring himself, Julia Holter, Little Boots, Moby, and Hans Zimmer, seemingly in…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 10, 2017

Twenty One Pilots Dominated Vinyl Album Sales in 2016

Music data analysis company BuzzAngle has provided their first annual, comprehensive report on music consumption, and it features some fascinating revelations about what music people…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 3, 2017

‘Westworld’ Renewed for a Second Season of Robot Sex and Dense Plotting

After an unusually long delay, the sci-fi Western epic Westworld has finally been renewed for a second season, Variety reports. HBO was reportedly waiting…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 14, 2016

How Good is Obama’s Home Sound System, Really?

The newest issue of Architectural Digest includes a picture of Obama’s sound system and turntable setup as a part of a feature taking a look…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 2, 2016

Video: The Avalanches – “Because I’m Me”

Today's a great twofer for Avalanches aficionados. Fans of the Australian collage-electronica group's July album Wildflower can check a new video for its newest single, the Camp-Lo-featuring…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 26, 2016

‘Vinyl’ Sucked Because Its Fictional Artists Sucked

Despite an exorbitant budget, decades-long production history, prestige casting, and the involvement of a couple of the most famous entertainers of the past 50 years,…
Andrew Unterberger / June 24, 2016

HBO Stops Spinning ‘Vinyl’

HBO's '70s rock'n'roll drama Vinyl, which came executive produced by Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger, has been canceled. The show had been renewed for a…
Rachel Brodsky / June 22, 2016

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,…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Chris Martins / November 7, 2013
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