In rotation: 4/2/15

Global Release Day Set for July 10: “And while the move has been welcomed by retailers, distributors and digital services, some have expressed their concerns…”

“A local landmark record store in Sheffield, and favourite of the likes of Arctic Monkeys and Pulp, is set to close down after the council agreed to demolish it…”

Jarvis Cocker adds voice to save Sheffield’s Rare & Racy record store: “They say that if the ravens ever leave the Tower of London then the whole place will collapse. I kind of feel that it Rare & Racy leave Devonshire Green then a special part of Sheffield will collapse. I’ve travelled all over the world & I’ve never encountered a place like it (& I’ve been in a LOT of record shops)…”

Understanding the movement taking over Baton Rouge’s music scene: “Step into the Atomic Pop Shop or Lagniappe Records and you’ll realize that these stores hold more than just records. From intimate live performances to social mixers to even a new indie record label, Baton Rouge’s vinyl shops have become hubs for music lovers in the city…”

Thousands sign petition to save Langley Records from closure: “Geoff Langley, 79, opened Langley Records in Walton Road in 1972, and specialises in vinyl recordings collected during more than five decades in the industry…”

Canada Boy Vinyl brings record pressing back to Calgary: “With only about 40 pressing plants in the world, the industry is notoriously hard to break in to, and the reasons are abundant. For starters, no new presses have been manufactured since the early ’80s. This means anyone who wants to find some might rather look for a needle in a haystack…”

Record store coming to Main Street: “Revolution Vinyl will sell everything from new and used vinyl records to used CDs and 8-tracks. It will also sell a line of turntables and some turntable accessories. In addition to selling, Revolution Vinyl will also buy and trade records…”

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