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This Record Label Is Donating David Bowie Album Sales To Cancer Research: “We felt it was important to honor the artist and his legacy, and sometimes when you’re selling an album after someone’s passing it can feel a little questionable or exploitative,” he said. “But the decision was made to donate the proceeds towards something positive, and we thought, let’s just have a clear conscience about it.”

David Bowie vinyl sells out in Ottawa record stores: A day after the genre-bending, boundary-pushing pop icon died of cancer at age 69, his records were already selling out in some Ottawa stores. “Whatever vinyl we did have available is now gone and even CDs… I’ve sold about eight or nine already today,” said Nick Beaton, manager of The Turning Point in Centretown.

David Bowie LPs and CDs flying off shelves at San Francisco music stores: “We’re completely out of LPs. We’ve sold over 10,” Hurst said in an interview Monday afternoon. “We’ve sold out of over half of our CD collection. People are buying $200 box sets.” Hurst said it’s typical for fans to flock to the store when an artist dies, but he hasn’t seen this sort of flurry since the death of Kurt Cobain.

The Best Places to Buy Vinyl Records in Brighton: Vinyl is a great way of reconnecting with your favourite album and no doubt today there will be many a Bowie album being spun, but where do you go to buy vinyl? Though HMV and Tesco now stock vinyl, celebrate the great local stores by shopping in some of these awesome stores.

Dunfermline record fair shows nostalgia still runs deep in the day of digital: The ever-growing world of digital downloads has done nothing to deter Dunfermline music enthusiasts who are set to enjoy a record fair in the Kingsgate later this month. Nostalgia and the appeal of getting hands on some collector’s items are just some of the reasons behind the resurgence of music in a physical format, with vinyls in particular enjoying being back in fashion. (Ed note: “vinyls” is an incorrect usage.)

Independence declared, record stores endure and expand: “What I absolutely love is this shift from buying stuff from God-knows-where, immediately, online, to walking into a store where people who own the store are from our community and so are the employees,” said Ron Hicks, assistant county executive for economic development.

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