In rotation: 7/17/15

It’s new music Friday: “Eric Levin, co-founder of Record Store Day and owner of Criminal Records in Atlanta, said Universal Music Group, owned by European utilities conglomerate Vivendi pushed for the change. ‘I think it’s the case of antitrust collusion on an international level,” Levin said, adding that the IFPI was ‘shadowy.’

Escanaba record store closing after 30 years: “I’ve got to say that I’ve been very lucky in having a job that’s so much fun for over thirty years, listening to music talking to people about music, making a lot of good friends,” said Steve. “So, it’s been a very good run for us.

Queen: The Studio Collection Special Edition Vinyl Box Set For Release September 25: “This September, Queen will hit the crest of an already massive wave – a world-wide renaissance of vinyl and record players – with the ultimate set of vinyl LPs, the complete collection of Queen studio albums, re-mastered to the highest standards of quality in both audio and artwork.”

Coming Your Way…A Bauhaus Inspired Vintage Vinyl Record Store: “We are in the process of contacting the landlord to see what the deal is with regards to the lease costs, but first impressions are this is exactly what we are looking for – 3,200 square feet – with plenty of space for the vintage vinyl shop, Italian coffee shop, music tuition rooms…and a recent addition to our concept for the store…art gallery wall space…”

“Those discarded old vinyl LPs are being given a second life away from the turntable. Patrick Chirico, owner of Wrecords by Monkey in Brooklyn, N.Y., has found another use for those platters that are, perhaps, not up to snuff for listening. Taking the old, unwanted albums, he turns them into a variety of other life forms…”

This entry was posted in A morning mix of news for the vinyl inclined. Bookmark the permalink. Trackbacks are closed, but you can post a comment.
  • SUPPORTING YOUR LOCAL INDIE SHOPS SINCE 2007


  • Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text
  • Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text Alternative Text