In rotation: 7/2/15

A new high rung on the “Man, you’re so fucking isolated” ladder: Trent Reznor compares Apple Music to the “feeling of walking into an independent record shop,” Nine Inch Nails musician discusses the new music streaming service: “I want that feeling of walking into an independent record shop, if there are still any that exist…”

Performed printed and pressed: Making vinyl records from scratch at-station to-station, “Over the course of the four week show, the recordings made in residency (both planned and off the cuff) at The Vinyl Factory Studio at the Barbican’s Art Gallery will make their way down to The VF Press on the ground floor, where they will be pressed onto vinyl in short run editions, each batch matched up with a bespoke and utterly unique sleeve design, realised simultaneously in the graphic design studio upstairs…”

More: Man selling father’s 250,000 vinyl record collection on craigslist, “Vinyl collectors living around Dunkirk, USA with a bit of cash to spare are in for a treat, as a Craigslist seller there is offering his late father’s rather enormous vinyl collection. The old man had collected a mere quarter of a million records in his lifetime…”

More: Vinyl pressing factory opens in Milwaukie, “‘It’s still a specialty market. We’re not talking about mass marketing, you know, the dominant music format. But for a section of music fans, it’s the format of choice… So here we are digging up over 100-year-old technology to make records, to make music.'”

The Chicagoland Record Collectors Show: The next big show is on Sunday, July 19, 2015, “The Chicagoland Record Collectors Show is the perfect place for vinyl enthusiasts and collectors searching for vintage albums and 45’s. A wide range of records and CD’s straight from the dealer to you will be available, including Rock, Jazz, Soul, R & B, Country, Folk and many others. 50-60 dealers with up to 80 tables per show will be at the Best Western Hotel in Hillside to offer a plethora of records, not be equaled at any other Midwest show.”

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