Record Store Day and independent retailers go weekly with “Vinyl Tuesday”: “…It’s unclear how this will help physical sales, but it seems like exactly the type of “vinyl hype” that could be destroying the record.”
Plastic fantastic: the Detroit teenager with his own vinyl record label: Jarrett Koral, 17, maybe the youngest entrepeneur in America capitalising on the increasing popularity of vinyl records
Dust off the boombox, cassettes are having a comeback: They’re cheaper, more portable and have a nostalgic appeal for bands, buyers, Vinyl records still rule old-school music formats
Columbus Ohio’s Strange Loop Records—in Legos.
Langley Records’ fate delayed by late Royal Mail submission: “The future of an independent vinyl store remains in the balance as borough council plans to discuss plans to redevelop the site have been delayed due to a late submission by applicant Royal Mail…”
“David Bowie’s 1999 album Hours… was released in the height of the CD era, meaning that it never got a proper vinyl pressing. Now, it’s finally going to be released on wax thanks to Music on Vinyl, which will be issuing the album on June 15…”
The business behind South Africa’s new love affair with vinyl records: “South Africa is beginning a new love affair with vinyl records, after they were discontinued in the early 1990s in favor of CDs, and more recently for electronic MP3 downloads. Vinyl record stores are opening in most major cities…”