In rotation: 8/14/15

Glasgow’s top independent music stores: “Here in Scotland, Glasgow is home to some of country’s most popular independent record shops. Breaking away from the norm of mass retailers, Glasgow’s charming stores are stacked with hidden gems and are key destinations for the most avid vinyl collectors.

Best U.S. Cities for Vinyl Lovers: “Here are seven U.S. cities where the collector can feel right at home…”

The 10 best record players keeping vinyl alive: “…once you score an original pressing of a Led Zeppelin masterpiece on eBay, you’ll need the proper hardware to experience it the way it was meant to be heard. Here’s a look at 10 models worth tuning your ears to.”

Vinyl records are far from dead: “Amy Heath, co-owner of Lucky Tiger, buys and sells vintage vinyl for a living, but she’s also a collector and has been her whole life. ‘What I love about records is the find,’ she said.”

Rock’s 15 Most Risque Album Covers: From bodacious bosoms to bad-boy bulges, these albums’ controversial images from Taschen’s Rock Covers let it all hang out.

Vinyl records are in a groove again: “Steve Kotler, owner of Round Again Records…has seen his vinyl business increase in recent years and says he has a hard time keeping classic rock and vintage jazz albums on the shelves. With used records making up 90 percent of his vinyl stock, Kotler has noticed that a new generation of long-play lovers is tapping into a previous generation’s music.

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