In rotation: 6/23/15

How Tech is Powering This Vinyl Record Shop: “…In an age where most music is streamed or downloaded, Paramita reimagines the shopping experience, stocking only vinyl records and cassettes. Customers sample songs from a tablet in a special digital listening lounge, but only after chatting with one of the shop’s four partners — versed in everything from hip hop to jazz to noise and punk. These simple conversations connect listeners to new artists and genres…”

“Oregon Company Finds Its Groove In Vinyl: A trio of entrepreneurs has opened what they believe is Oregon’s first vinyl record pressing plant. Cascade Record Pressing is delivering orders from an industrial space in Milwaukie…”

Wax Stacks Storage and LP Record Crates (no tools/screws): “You love your vinyl collection. Do you love your crates? Wax Stacks are made from Baltic Birch. No tools. No hardware. Built to last.”

Kim Gordon’s ballet score to be released on vinyl, 250 copies will be pressed: “Last year, Sonic Youth’s bassist-vocalist Kim Gordon was commissioned to create music for Inversions, a ballet conceived by New York artist Nick Mauss. Now the audio is to receive a limited edition vinyl release…”

Vinyl Records Led to Floor Collapse at Hillcrest Business: Fire Officials “Too many vinyl records stored on the second floor of a Hillcrest building caused a collapse that damaged a popular thrift store. Thrift Trader on University Avenue near Normal Street suffered significant damage when the second floor collapsed overnight.”

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