In rotation: 6/3/15

Jack White’s Third Man Records plans to open Detroit store: “…a Third Man store will open there by Nov. 27 in an area that’s now considered part of Detroit’s Midtown. Still known to many as the Cass Corridor, White says in a statement the area has ‘always been the most inspiring area of Detroit for me as an artist and as a Detroiter.'”

New Pinwheel Records in Pilsen Helps Man Fulfill Record Store Dream: “A pre-midlife crisis has inspired Scott Schaaf to quit his day job to pursue his lifelong vinyl dream…”

The Vinyl Comeback Reaffirms Physical Records Are ‘Not Dead Yet’: “…The ‘purists’—a community that comprises hipsters, collectors, and nostalgic shop owners—have found fortress in vinyl records amid the expanding streaming market…”

“…At Amoeba Music in San Francisco’s Haight District, record lovers say a renewed interest in the rich sound of vinyl records is driving sales. ‘I think if you are a real music fan, if you are really into it, that you want to have something tangible and hold it,” Green said. “It’s certainly part of the experience’…”

Vinyl Resurgence: Two New Pressing Plants Open In USA: “There are only 40 manufacturing plants in the world that are capable of quickly pressing a run of vinyl records – so it is always exciting to see new pressing plants spring forward. As reported on The Vinyl Factory, two new plants have opened their doors in the US in recent weeks…”

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