In rotation: 5/11/15

“The Vinyl District is an app that should find a place in your Android library if you’re the type who slides out of bed at 4 a.m. to be the first in line to buy a limited edition White Stripes 7-inch on Record Store Day.”

Music lovers still flock to Tower Records, in Ireland: “The familiar red-and-yellow logo of Tower Records still shines in Dublin, on a busy commercial street 5,000 miles from Sacramento…”

This man’s collection of 40,000 records is going under the hammer: “…Keith Sivyer’s entire collection is going under the hammer following the 75-year-old’s death – and includes records by the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Abba, and the Sex Pistols as well as many one-hit wonders.”

Vinyl Explosion Jumps the Shark as Spin Doctors’ LP Gets Reissued: “Hey, Mr. Music Industry, just because it was not available on LP during the CD era doesn’t automatically make it an item the world is itching to repurchase on vinyl now!”

Manchester’s vinyl revival continues with new record stall named after classic Smiths song: He has named it Reel Around the Fountain, after a song was on The Smiths’ debut album, released in 1984.

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