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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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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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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Is Physical Media Experiencing A Rebirth?

While many thought the streaming age would bring about the end of physical media as we know it, the opposite seems to be true, with not only vinyl, but other. Continue reading

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Latest Physical Music Supply Chain Debacle Offers Opportunities For Entrepreneurs [Chris Castle]

For those retail music shoppers out there, record stores have been a bit of disappointment of late in the inventory department – a problem precipitated by the decision of major. Continue reading

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