No more downloads for music store DJtunes and DJshop after 20 years

After 20 years of offering up dance lovers a one stop shop for the best in dance music, DJshop and Djtunes are no longer offering music downloads. German companies DJshop and DJtunes are two of…

Universal name the new president of Island Records

Following their president’s departure for Sony Music, Universal Music Group’s Island Records have named their new president. David Massey exits his role as the president of Island Records on the 1st of June and will…

Superfans buy 72% of all vinyl records sold every day

The vinyl market is at it’s biggest for years with thousands more pining for the retro format’s listening pleasure each month, but it’s ‘superfans’ making it thrive. A new study has revealed that nearly 3…

This small Canadian record store grew almost 1000% in 1 year

People say physical music is dying? Tell that to this Canadian record store thriving above the rest. Sunrise Records is a Canadian record store that went up against the odds as digital music streamed over…

All the Record Store Day exclusive vinyl releases revealed 2017

The full list of vinyl records being released exclusively and especially for Record Store Day has been revealed with hundreds of great records. It’s almost a month until the shopping craze of the year –…

Universal Music brings vinyl delivery service to the US

UMG have finally launched The Sound of Vinyl in the US offering tens-of-thousands of records from massive artists to rising indie’s. Universal Music Group have launched their vinyl record store in the US after seeing…

eBay just launched a new hub for music new, old and rare

eBay have launched a new¬†dedicated entertainment section which brings a load of new music offers to you. ‘The Entertainment Shop’ is eBay’s new focused marketplace for buying and selling music, books, film, TV, and games….

Celebrate 44 years of hip-hop with Google’s scratching app

44 years ago today a DJ named Kool Herc pioneered a new generation of music with a bunch of records and a hype man. August 11th, 1973 – Jamaican-American DJ Kool Herc was just 18,…

Sony are joining the vinyl revival, opening their first vinyl factory in 28 years

Sony are the first major record label to fully embrace the resurgence of vinyl as they reveal plans to begin manufacturing new records themselves. Sony are to begin producing their own vinyl records again next…

Certain albums on Spotify will be Premium-exclusive after Universal Music Group deal

Spotify have agreed to a deal that will¬†make certain new albums exclusive to Premium users 2 weeks before free listeners get a chance to hear it. After lengthy discussions between Spotify and labels, the streaming…