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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$45 Tool CD Gives Indie Record Stores Unexpected Boost

A funny thing happened last week with the new Tool album" says Coalition Independent Music Stores (CIMS) executive director Michael Bunnell, "indie retail had an old-school moment."

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BUSINESS OF INDIE: AIM Awards Nominees • Record Stores Cry Foul • Indie Aaron Smith Gets Major-Like Push • More

In this week's edition of the Business Of Indie, the UK's AIM indie music awards have named its nominees, 40+ independent record stores are calling out the major labels, hot. Continue reading

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The Magic Of Indie Record Stores: ‘Dream Big Shop Small’ [VIDEO]

Sub Pop, Easy Street Records and J Mascis produced this short video tale "Dream Big, Shop Small," about the magic of record stores and the music you find in the.. Continue reading

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Bandcamp Opens Brick and Mortar Record Store and Performance Space – A Look Inside

Bandcamp is opening a record shop and performance space in Oakland, California on February 1st.  The store will feature a rotating selection of 99 records that showcase "the diversity and. Continue reading

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Record Stores Follow Black Friday with Small Business Saturday Exclusives, Sales and Events

[UPDATED] The team and growing network of indie stores behind Record Store Day are celebrating both Black Friday and Small Business Saturday this weekend with an extensive array of exclusive. Continue reading

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