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Retailers celebrate another successful Record Store Day

Retailers celebrate another successful Record Store Day

Preliminary figures show that this year’s Record Store Day was a hit, with sales up 14% year-on-year – and retailers ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 25th 2016 at 10:51AM
Overnight news from around the world

Overnight news from around the world

Vinyl sales surge 60% year-on-year

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 15th 2016 at 7:40AM
Editorial: Store Wars: Episode IX

Editorial: Store Wars: Episode IX

For some of us, of course, every day is record store day.

by Mark Sutherland
on Apr 14th 2016 at 12:01PM

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Sainsbury's: Vinyl is for everyone

Sainsbury's: Vinyl is for everyone Gated Content

Sainsbury’s head of music and books Pete Selby has told Music Week that vinyl should not be seen as an ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 31st 2016 at 12:16PM
Sainsbury's to stock vinyl records in 171 stores

Sainsbury's to stock vinyl records in 171 stores Gated Content

Recognising the unstoppable demand for vinyl in the UK, Sainsbury’s will sell LPs for the first time since the 1980s, ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 18th 2016 at 10:40AM
ERA

Physical entertainment stores reach new all-time high Gated Content

The number of physical stores selling music, video and games has reached an all-time high of more than 14,800, according ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 7th 2016 at 10:00AM
Overnight news from around the world

Overnight news from around the world Gated Content

Former VH1 President joins Spotify

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 4th 2016 at 7:30AM

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Concord sets up vinyl record shop in Malibu

Concord sets up vinyl record shop in Malibu Gated Content

US independent music company Concord Bicycle Music has opened a specialty retail shop devoted to vinyl records at the Malibu ...

by Emmanuel Legrand
on Feb 12th 2016 at 3:26PM
Overnight news from around the world

Overnight news from around the world Gated Content

Polydor's Unger-Hamilton linked with Sony move

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Feb 10th 2016 at 7:40AM
The Top 10 of everything in 2015

The Top 10 of everything in 2015 Gated Content

Last year was a great year for music - According to BPI's end of year figures, UK music consumption ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 6th 2016 at 3:46PM
Discogs attempt to document every record shop in the world

Discogs attempt to document every record shop in the world Gated Content

Community-built vinyl database Discogs has documented more than 4,700 record shops as part of its latest project VinylHub, an on-going ...

on Dec 16th 2015 at 2:36PM

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PRS for Music Foundation reveals first Flash Funding recipients

PRS for Music Foundation reveals first Flash Funding recipients Gated Content

PRS for Music Foundation has revealed the first five acts to receive support through its new Flash Funding initiative.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Dec 14th 2015 at 3:06PM
PRS for Music Foundation launches Flash Funding

PRS for Music Foundation launches Flash Funding Gated Content

PRS for Music Foundation has launched a new funding opportunity, Flash Funding, aimed at addressing different issues facing emerging music ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Dec 7th 2015 at 10:06AM
Third Man Records to open vinyl pressing plant in Detroit

Third Man Records to open vinyl pressing plant in Detroit Gated Content

Jack White's Third Man Records is to open a vinyl pressing plant in his hometown of Detroit.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 24th 2015 at 11:00AM
Tesco to enter vinyl market with Iron Maiden LP

Tesco to enter vinyl market with Iron Maiden LP Gated Content

Tesco is becoming the first UK supermarket to stock vinyl records on its shelves, with Iron Maiden's new album, The ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 1st 2015 at 12:01PM

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Turnstyle Records opens in London

Turnstyle Records opens in London Gated Content

A new music store, Turnstyle Records, has opened in Streatham, London, as vinyl sales continue to increase.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 15th 2015 at 3:21PM
QRATES

QRATES start-up simplifies vinyl manufacturing for indie artists and labels Gated Content

Recently-launched direct to fan vinyl start-up, QRATES, aims to simplify the process of vinyl ordering for small labels and artists ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Apr 27th 2015 at 10:21AM
Frances Moore

UK third in global vinyl sales Gated Content

The US currently leads the way in vinyl sales worldwide, with the UK in third place.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 17th 2015 at 11:20AM
OCC

First Official UK Vinyl Charts launched Gated Content

The Official Charts Company has launched the UK’s first ever weekly Official Vinyl Charts as new figures reveal the vinyl resurgence continues ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 13th 2015 at 7:18AM
Alcopop! Records to release parody single aimed at UKIP

Alcopop! Records to release parody single aimed at UKIP Gated Content

Alcopop! Records are releasing a parody 7” single, The Wit And Wisdom Of Nigel Farage.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 9th 2015 at 11:09AM
Jarvis Cocker adds voice to save Sheffield's Rare & Racy record store

Jarvis Cocker adds voice to save Sheffield's Rare & Racy record store Gated Content

Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker has lent his support to a campaign to save a string of independent shops in Sheffield's ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 1st 2015 at 3:22PM
BM Soho store closes

BM Soho store closes Gated Content

London record store BM Soho has been forced to close, reportedly over a contractual dispute.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 2:04PM
HMV No.1 physical retailer, vinyl sales up 170%, CDs 1.5%

HMV No.1 physical retailer, vinyl sales up 170%, CDs 1.5% Gated Content

Hilco Capital, the company that bought HMV out of administration, has released its 2014 sales figures, which see the entertainment ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 16th 2015 at 10:47AM
Fat Possum opens vinyl pressing plant

Fat Possum opens vinyl pressing plant Gated Content

Fat Possum founder Matthew Johnson has partnered with Bruce Watson and AudioGraphics Masterworks owners Mark Yoshida and Brandon Seavers to open Memphis Record ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Dec 24th 2014 at 11:38AM