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This vinyl traveler map pinpoints where to find the world’s best record stores

Vinyl has been making a huge comeback in the music industry as of late. With record stores gaining back their relevance, there has been a demand for modern technology to accommodate the surge of interest.VinylHub has created a crowd-sourced map that pinpoints all the best record stores on a global scale. On their website, VinylHub is described […]

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Find All Your Local Record Stores With VinylHub

Website VinylHub catalogs record stores around the world, an increasingly useful tool for crate diggers as vinyl sales keep rising. Launched in 2014 by music database Discogs, Vinyl has identified over 6500 record shops, along with details like hours, storefront photos, and featured genres. Users can “follow” stores…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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The U.S. has the most record shops in the world

When it comes to vinyl, the U.S. seems to have set its own record.Music database Discogs and its ‘sister site’ VinylHub have determined that the United States is the host of the most record shops in the world, with 1,482 total vinyl-selling storefronts. The United Kingdom trailed behind the US with 537 shops, with Germany […]

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‘Stranger Things 2’ soundtrack gets the vinyl release it deserves

Last year, Stranger Things exploded into one of the top pop culture highlights of 2016 and the hype around the second season of Netflix’s 80s fetishizing smash hit has largely picked up and progressed from exactly where the show’s pilot season left off. The sci-fi sensation is an authentic examination and homage to the 1980’s matched with a […]

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Shigeto delivers vinyl mix for The Lot Radio

Fresh off the release his latest LP, The New Monday, Shigeto has hit the road hard in support of the record. Ahead of his stop in Brooklyn, the Ghost International artist stopped by The Lot Radio for a two hour vinyl mix.In a move that should come as no surprise to fans, Shigeto leans heavily into the jazz […]

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Nina Kraviz may have just lost a decade of music

Nina Kraviz, who is considered of the reigning queens of techno and electronica, may have just lost over a decade’s worth of music following The Social festival in Kent, England.According to a post from the Kent event’s Twitter, Kraviz lost her leather bag which was left in a corridor at the Hilton Hotel in Maidstone, Kent containing  “some incredibly […]

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Vinyl sales experienced monstrous growth over the past decade

Vinyl has made a triumphant return this past decade — despite many saying that the medium’s resurgence was nothing but a fad.Yet, a recent report states that vinyl sales have risen 1500% on average over the past 10 years. Such monstrous growth points to a healthy and viable market for records in spite of streaming’s continued growth […]

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This man has amassed a collection of more than 600,000 vinyl records

Gavin Godbold’s record collection must be inching towards world record status in terms of its expanse. Godbold fondly titles himself a “die-hard collector,” his status as such solidified by his placement of eight record players at various locations in his home, each ready to play any one of Godbold’s more than 600,000 vinyl albums.Godbold’s passion for […]

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Mini Minecraft Building Sets Are Just Darling

Outside of painted cardboard boxes and foam, toys are the best way to play with Minecraft in the real world. Jinx’s second series of Minecraft Craftables vinyl toys feature nine collectible kits that combine together into three iconic Minecraft locales.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Mini Minecraft Building Sets Are Just Darling

Outside of painted cardboard boxes and foam, toys are the best way to play with Minecraft in the real world. Jinx’s second series of Minecraft Craftables vinyl toys feature nine collectible kits that combine together into three iconic Minecraft locales.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Beyonce will release a limited edition Vinyl set of ‘Lemonade’

Beyonce further cemented her status as America’s Queen when she dropped her surprise album titled Lemonade in 2016. The album went on to win a Grammy for the Best Urban Contemporary Album, while earning another win for Best Music Video for her track “Formation.” The album was a stunning success, so die-hard Beyonce fans have yet another Beyonce-special to celebrate […]

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Beyonce will release a limited edition Vinyl set of ‘Lemonade’

Beyonce further cemented her status as America’s Queen when she dropped her surprise album titled Lemonade in 2016. The album went on to win a Grammy for the Best Urban Contemporary Album, while earning another win for Best Music Video for her track “Formation.” The album was a stunning success, so die-hard Beyonce fans have yet another Beyonce-special to celebrate […]

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Reverb to launch online vinyl storefront, Reverb LP

However surprising or unsurprising, vinyl records have persisted as a highly popular physical music format in the digital age. In accordance with vinyl’s continued prominence in music sales, a product of younger generations’ fascination with the tangible music type, accustomed to digital files stored on a phone or computer, and duly, the result of older generations’ […]

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Reverb to launch online vinyl storefront, Reverb LP

However surprising or unsurprising, vinyl records have persisted as a highly popular physical music format in the digital age. In accordance with vinyl’s continued prominence in music sales, a product of younger generations’ fascination with the tangible music type, accustomed to digital files stored on a phone or computer, and duly, the result of older generations’ […]

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Collectible Video Game Albums Elbow Into A Crowded Vinyl Industry

The music industry is having a vinyl boom. While vinyl was once relegated to thrift stores and specialty shops, more and more popular musicians are releasing collector’s editions of their albums on vinyl. This boom includes big artists like Taylor Swift, and also video games soundtracks like Contra. While being able…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Aphex Twin releases new record at Todd Osborn’s store in Michigan

A  new record from Aphex Twin has been spotted at Todd Osborn’s Technical Equipment Supply shop in Ypsilanti, Michigan. This comes after on the heels of Aphex Twin’s latest release and could be the new tracks the producer had hinted at.The twelve inch vinyl record features two cuts, “3 GERALD REMIX” and “24 TSIM 2,” initially released […]

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