Vinyl Overtakes CD Sales For First Time In 30 Years

The once mighty CD may have reigned supreme in the early 00s, but has since been on a steady downward trajectory. Meanwhile, quality conscious consumers have brought the once antiquated. Continue reading

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Vinyl Sales Surge 47% After Record Store Day Weekend #1

While it would be logical to assume that record stores would be suffering along with other retail businesses as a result of the pandemic, some numbers in from the first. Continue reading

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Can A Song Ever “Grow On Us” Again In The Age Of Spotify?

The streaming era has reshaped the way consumers listen to music in a number of ways, some more obvious than others. In this piece, Fred Jacobs laments the potential loss. Continue reading

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The Finances Behind A Physical Distribution Deal

Despite streaming’s popularity, physical distribution remains a major part of development for artists and labels. Here we look at some of the financial details surrounding a physical distribution deal that. Continue reading

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Physical Product Remains Chink In The Armor Of The Recorded Music Business

Some positive streaming numbers have music industry executives breathing a sigh of relief during a challenging time in the business. Unfortunately, physical product revenue is in much worse shape, something. Continue reading

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Disc Makers Is Now Making 40,000 COVID-19 Face Shields A Day

Disk Makers is now manufacturing 40,000 protective coronavirus face shields per day, the company told Hypebot Friday. Just last week, the CD, vinyl and music physical goods manufacturer pivoted to. Continue reading

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40 Years Of US Music Sales From Tape Deck To Tidal

The recorded music industry has had a tumultuous 40 years, seeing both profitable highs and devastating lows. Here we look back a on timeline stretching from the eight track to. Continue reading

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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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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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