Vinyl Alliance Responds To Apollo Masters Fire

Following the devastating fires which took place at Appollo Masters earlier the year, the vinyl advocacy group Vinyl Alliance has spoken out, responding with relative optimism to industry concerns regarding. Continue reading

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CD Baby To Shut Store, Continue Physical Distribution

Once a top destination for independent music, the CD Baby online store is closing on March 31st.

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How A Single Fire Is Jeopardizing Vinyl’s Resurgence

The resurgence vinyl has enjoyed was dealt a major setback with a fire at the decades-old company which produces the lacquer formula for making master discs. Guest post by James. Continue reading

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Massive Fire Impacts Vinyl Record Production Worldwide

A massive fire last week at the 15,000 square foot Apollo Master Discs manufacturing plant will effect vinyl record manufacturing worldwide. Apollo is one of only two companies worldwide that. Continue reading

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WATCH: Tyler, the Creator Tours Amoeba Music New Hollywood Blvd. Location

This Labor Day, iconic LA record store Ameoba Music will move to a new location at 6200 Hollywood Blvd, the neighborhood known for the Capitol Records tower along with the. Continue reading

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Vinyl Manufacturer Rainbo Records Has Closed Its Doors

A music industry backbone since 1939, vinyl manufacturer Rainbo Records has shut down, even as the industry as a whole has as seen a major resurgence in the popularity of. Continue reading

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Symphonic Partners With AMPED For Indie Physical Distribution

Indie digital distributor Symphonic has inked a partnership with APMED to offer select artists and labels distribution of vinyl, CDs, Blu-ray and cassettes to big-box, chain, indie, non-traditional, and web. Continue reading

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Vinyl Pressing Plant Rainbo Records To Close After 80 Years [VIDEO]

After 80 years of manufacturing vinyl for legendary musicians, LA’s Rainbo Records is closing. The LA Times offers a look at their role in creating many iconic pieces of pop. Continue reading

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One Company Now Owns The Only Record Store Chains Left In US, UK and Canada

One company is single handled trying to save chain record store retailing, and so far they seem to be succeeding. This week, Sunrise Records announced that it was buying FYE,. Continue reading

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Album Sales Took A Major Hit Last Year

Despite all the chatter of vinyls resurgence and other positive notes in the world of physical sales, the number of albums sold last year was down fairly dramatically, according to. Continue reading

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