Music shops re-open in England today as COVID lockdown is eased: Here’s where

Today marks the return of flicking through record bins for those coming back to shops as they re-open across the country. After months of lockdown on non-essential stores, England are allowing shops across the country…

Spain has lost their albums chart due to COVID-19

Spain will no longer be tracking or releasing their albums chart for the time being due to Coronavirus’s impact on sales. The impacts of the Coronavirus are without a doubt being felt around the world…

Lets use ocean plastic to make vinyl records

Pollution becomes a bigger issue every single day and with that comes more solutions, like the very first vinyl record made from plastic in the ocean. Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. That’s the holy trinity for…

On this day 70 years ago Columbia Records launched 33⅓ vinyl

On this day, June 21st, in 1948, Columbia Records launched their new vinyl disc which played at thirty-three and a third RPM – changing records forever. Columbia Records launched a vinyl revolution that is still…

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…