Vinyl Records

Persona 5 Is Getting a Massive Vinyl Soundtrack Release

Atlus has announced that Persona 5 is getting a six-LP vinyl soundtrack, and preorders open today on iam8bit.<p>The six-LP Deluxe Edition of the …

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Pro-Ject spins out Beatles-themed turntables for Sgt. Pepper’s 50th

Why it matters to you<p>If you’re a Beatles fan looking for a high-quality turntable, there’s no need to look elsewhere.<p>The Beatles’ iconic <i>Sgt. Peppers</i> …

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How Hollis Brown ditched albums and found online success one single at a time

“It’s a good position for us to be in — to be able to put out music when we want and build an audience in all different ways.”<p>Mastering today’s music …

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Purple Rain Reissue Details Announced

Warner Bros. and NPG Records confirm full details of the reissue<p>Full details of the long-awaited vinyl reissue of Prince's <i>Purple Rain</i> have now been …

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Freaky Formats: The hypnotic world of moiré effect record sleeves

<b>Patterns, strobes and optical illusions.</b><p>“My criteria is… when you look at a record and go ‘WTF?’” A collector’s collector, if anyone’s got an eye for …

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Sandrino

What brings people together? Why do we make friends, form relationships and associate ourselves with one another? For love? Common interest? Gain?<p>In …

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David Bowie's Labyrinth soundtrack is getting a vinyl re-release

Get ready for a Magic Dance from your record player.<p>It's been just over 30 years since David Bowie's <i>Labyrinth</i> graced both our eyes and ears, and now …

David Bowie

Stax Records to celebrate 60th birthday with massive reissue campaign

April 28, 2017 In News<p><b>Soulsville, USA.</b><p>Founded as Satellite Records in 1957, Stax Records went on to define the Southern soul sound, home to RnB …

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Prince's Purple Rain reissue to include six previously unheard tracks

April 28, 2017 In News<p><b>“Never released or distributed in the collector or bootleg community.”</b><p>Prince’s massive <i>Purple Rain</i> vinyl reissue release is set …

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Here's 17 Record Stores You Should Visit Before You Die - Thump

<i>This post ran originally on THUMP Canada.</i> <br>The smug collector's Christmas—otherwise known as Record Store Day—celebrated its tenth anniversary this past weekend. What started in 2007 as an annual celebration of record store owners has finally followed the rest of the music industry and …

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Reservoir Dogs soundtrack gets 25th anniversary reissue on red vinyl

April 27, 2017 In News<p><b>Every “dog” has its day.</b><p>The soundtrack to Quentin Tarantino’s debut <i>Reservoir Dogs</i> is set to get a slick new lick of red paint …

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Last Century a DJ Saved My Life

If you're in New York City, and you like to dance, you've got a lot of options. A typical night offers everything from punk shows to EDM nights to …

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Soundtracks on Vinyl News: Alien - Mondotees

As with last year’s first official LV-426 <i>Alien Day</i>, Mondotees.com dropped a major announcement yesterday. To commemorate <i>Alien</i> in anticipation for the …

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Record Store Day at UHF Records

None<p>A line-up of in-store performances and bins full of new and vintage vinyl kept UHF Records in Royal Oak full of guests during the stores Record …

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Dave’s Records: For The Love Of Vinyl

<b>By Xufei Geng</b><p>Record Store Day, held on April 22, was a big day for record collectors to celebrate as vinyl stores across Chicago held a big sale. It …

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Onancock record store keeps the music spinning

CLOSE<p>Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>Onancock, Virginia record store owner John Monsees talks about why people are returning to listening to music recorded on vinyl …

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View Art Zone's Profile of Record-Collecting Maniac Mike Nipper

by Dave SegalSeattle's reigning vinyl court jester.This week, The Seattle Channel spotlighted legendary record collector/Emerald City Soul Club</i> …

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Iggy Pop announces vinyl reissues for The Idiot, Lust for Life, TV Eye Live *

<i>Photo by Phil Cosores</i>This year marks the 40th anniversary of Iggy Pop’s first two solo albums, <i>The Idiot</i> and <i>Lust for Life</i>, as well as the recording of …

David Bowie

An introduction to MF DOOM in 10 records

<b>Daniel Dumile’s had more names than other rappers have had albums. And with each of those names comes a different facet of his identity, both as a</b> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

We Weigh the Merits of Record Store Day on Episode 10 of the THUMP Podcast - Thump

Hey, it's our tenth episode! That's a nice round number. This week, Emilie's brought on our News Editor Anna Codrea-Rado, Managing Editor Colin Joyce, and Social Editor Dillon Riley for a spin through some of this week's dance music news. Anna talks about a piece she's written about the language we …

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Pret A Manger had a record year — driven by coconuts

LONDON — Pret A Manger sold £776 million worth of baguettes, coffee, coconut porridge, and veggie food last year, the sandwich and coffee chain announced on Thursday.<p>Sales rose by 15% compared to 2015, while earnings before exceptional costs and other deductions rose by 11% to £93.2 million.<p>The …

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Hear an unreleased version of The Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’

April 27, 2017 In News<p><b>Complete with studio chatter.</b><p>The Beatles’ iconic <i>Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Ban</i>d has received a massive reissue for its …

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VF Mix 91: Mika Vainio by N.M.O.

April 27, 2017 In Features, VF Mixes<p><b>With their new EP hitting shelves tomorrow, N.M.O. release a tribute mix to quiet noise hero and Pan Sonic</b> …

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A vinyl pressing plant, Intakt!, has opened in Berlin

April 27, 2017 In News<p><b>With a turnaround time of just four weeks.</b><p>A new vinyl factory, Intakt!, has opened in Berlin and will ship its first round of …

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John Coltrane and Thelonious Monk's Complete 1957 Recordings reissued as deluxe vinyl box set

April 26, 2017 In News<p><b>Two trailblazers united.</b><p>John Coltrane and Thelonious Monk may have been contemporaries at jazz’s cutting edge for nigh on three …

Jazz

If You Could Spend Eternity with Your Ashes Pressed Into a Vinyl Record, What Album Would It Be?

In February, Ted Mills wrote about a new company–And Vinyly–which will press your ashes into a playable vinyl record when your time eventually runs …

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Why I’m Not the Least Bit Interested in Record Store Day

I am not the least bit interested in Record Store Day.<p>A record is an object, cold, lifeless, and flat. I have no interest in memorializing or …

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DT Giveaway: Fluance RT81 Record Player

Vinyl fans, it’s that time of year again. Record Store Day was officially this weekend and to celebrate, we, along with our sister-site The Manual, …

Record Player

Soundtracks on Vinyl: Silent Hill (1999) - Reviewed

It goes without saying the <i>Silent Hill</i> video game franchise (particularly the first three games) is arguably my favorite of all time. Originally …

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Damon Albarn, Florence, Noel Gallagher, More Donate Belongings to Charity Garage Sale

This Saturday, a huge sale of clothes, records, books, and other belongings donated by celebrities and the public will take place in London’s Oval Space. The sixth annual “Rumble in the Jumble” includes donations from Damon Albarn, Florence Welch, Noel Gallagher, Foals, Mark Ronson, Charli XCX, the …

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