Vinyl showrunner Terence Winter picks his favorite vinyl record: “The first album I ever bought was Goat’s Head Soup,” he says. “It all started there. It came out in 1973, the year the show takes place. I think I bought it with my birthday money for my thirteenth birthday. I’d been buying 45s up to that point. I went to a live show of theirs [recently] and it was so cool that they pulled ‘Silver Train’ out.”
LA store unearths 8,000 record haul of rare soundtrack vinyl: Pre-digital entertainment mecca The Record Parlour has uncovered an unprecedented, lifetime collection of OST vinyl. It’s the largest collection of vinyl soundtracks they’ve ever encountered and likely one of the biggest of its kind in the States. The “world class” collection was acquired from a Long Beach sheriff who was recently diagnosed with leukemia.
Ryerson makes moves to restore Sam the Record Man sign to public view: Years after Sam the Record Man’s neon vinyl was dismantled and stored out of view, the sign’s keepers at Ryerson University are now starting the process of restoring it in earnest…When Ryerson purchased the prominent Yonge St. location — now home to the university’s new Student Learning Centre — council quickly moved to designate the late Sam Sniderman’s sign as city heritage.
Vintage and vinyl reign in Salisbury antique shop: The most notable example of the “sell well” category is the shop’s collection of 1,200 vinyl records, highlighting 1970s-era rock music. “We try to stay with the trends,” Bill said. “It’s a huge trend now people are buying records and record players again.”
Shoals record store could be on its final spin: After nearly 40 years in business, Pegasus Records in Florence plans to close its doors if they can not find a buyer by the end of next month. “Pegasus is just an institution,” said Luke Hunter, local musician and regular at Pegasus Records. “The possibility that it wouldn’t be here is just kind of shocking more than anything.” From records to comic books and everything in between, if you name it, chances are Pegasus has it.