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  1. Setting the record straight on spin – why vinyl sales are on the rise - The Courier


    The Courier

    Setting the record straight on spin – why vinyl sales are on the rise
    The Courier
    Despite an explosion in digital and streaming music, vinyl record sales are at their highest levels since the mid-1990s. Michael Alexander visited Courier Country's best known surviving independent record shops to find out why. It is one of the ...

  2. Not So Fast. Vinyl Records May Not Be Going Down - Digital Music News


    Digital Music News

    Not So Fast. Vinyl Records May Not Be Going Down
    Digital Music News
    So what can we actually say about vinyl? Is it time to place the final coffin? In this writer's opinion, I would only cautiously warn that we take a closer look at the full results of 2016. Vinyl sales do appear to have slowed down, but not enough to ...

  3. How The Vinyl Record Value Chain Is Being Digitally Transformed - Forbes


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    How The Vinyl Record Value Chain Is Being Digitally Transformed
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    Dreaming of your favorite music on a vinyl record? A venture-backed startup called Qrates (game of words for “curates,” sounds like “crates,” like crates of vinyl) allows artists and labels to digitally aggregate global demand for vinyl, crowdfund ...

  4. Liquid-Filled Vinyl Records Make Trippy Art, Music - The Creators Project (blog)


    The Creators Project (blog)

    Liquid-Filled Vinyl Records Make Trippy Art, Music
    The Creators Project (blog)
    The hype over plain wax is over. Vinyl can be made out of chocolate, or filled with blood, leaves, glitter, oils, human ashes, and even decorated with wax and hair. Usually aimed at hardcore collectors, these distinct records are frequently produced in ...

  5. The home of vinyl records is... the Czech Republic - Sep. 16, 2016 - CNNMoney


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    The home of vinyl records is... the Czech Republic - Sep. 16, 2016
    CNNMoney
    Vinyl is back in vogue, and one Czech businessman has been instrumental in helping it get its groove back.

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  6. Cooking Vinyl Acquires Stake in Fat Cat Records: Report Steve Madden Launches 5Towns Records, and It's Not Just a ... - Billboard


    Cooking Vinyl Acquires Stake in Fat Cat Records: Report Steve Madden Launches 5Towns Records, and It's Not Just a...
    Billboard
    Cooking Vinyl has acquired a stake in Fat Cat Records, according to press reports. Fat Cat and its imprints have released records by Sigur Rós and Animal Collective, among others. Martin Goldschmidt, who co-founded Cooking Vinyl, has long had a ...

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  7. More People Listening to Music on Vinyl Records - TWC News


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    More People Listening to Music on Vinyl Records
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    Technology is constantly changing, but the days of listening to vinyl records seem to be making a comeback. The owner of "The Sound Garden" in Syracuse says vinyl sales have been increasing for the last few years. Melissa Krull visited the store to ...

  8. Media|With Vinyl, the Musician Tycho Establishes a Physical Presence - New York Times


    New York Times

    Media|With Vinyl, the Musician Tycho Establishes a Physical Presence
    New York Times
    Scott Hansen, who performs spacey electronic rock under the name Tycho, at a soundcheck in Philadelphia. Credit Katrina d'Autremont for The New York Times.

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  9. Miles Davis' 'Kind of Blue' Remains a Fixture on Vinyl Albums Chart ... - Billboard


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    Miles Davis' 'Kind of Blue' Remains a Fixture on Vinyl Albums Chart...
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    Miles Davis' landmark Kind of Blue album continues to find new fans but in an old-fashioned way: on vinyl. The Columbia Records/Legacy set, released in 1959, ...

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  10. Decades-old machines turn used CDs into playable ... - Digital Trends - Digital Trends


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    Decades-old machines turn used CDs into playable... - Digital Trends
    Digital Trends
    At the 2016 Afropunk Music Festival in Brooklyn, Toyota Music showcased an installation where vinyl records were cut from used CDs in front of concertgoers.

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