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….

Sony Music reporting almost 20% year-on-year increases thanks to streaming

Sony music have released their financial report for the  quarter of 2017, showing continued, considerable growth year-on-year. The introduction of streaming has seen boosts around many parts of the music industry, providing rising profits for…

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…

Music streaming is soaring in Australia as profits fly upwards

As music streaming boosts profits in the industry around the world Australia is seeing massive growth with 2 consecutive years of booming music popularity. The music industry in Australia is on the rise for another…

Is the UPC of a digital release the same as for other products (like CDs and vinyls)

The short answer is Yes. A UPC is a barcode which is a standard method of tracking digital and physical music sales. UPCs can be used for both digital and physical products. UPCs are provided…

Play your vinyl upside down or on the wall with this floating record player

Wheel is a new minimal record player that takes the basic record player design and flips it on it’s head, literally it is pretty much upside down. Wheel is the new record player from Miniot, designers…

Spotify’s music is going Hi-Fi with a new subscription offering taking on Tidal

Spotify’s app has leaked what appears to be a new subscription tier coming to Spotify soon, offering High Fidelity audio and extra bonuses like a free vinyl record. A new page has appeared on Spotify’s…

Remember the dead by pressing their ashes into vinyl records with And Vinyly

And Vinyly is a new company that wants to help you stay close to the dead through the power of music, and the power of putting their cremated ashes into a vinyl record. ‘And Vinyly’…

Some of Prince’s rarest records are released as he returns to streaming services

Rhino Records have just released four 12″ inch Prince singles just in time for Prince’s return to streaming after a Tidal exclusive stint. Rhino Records have re-released four of Prince’s rarer singles onto 12″ vinyl…

BPI reveals that Brits love streaming music, streaming over 1bn songs a week

2016 was undoubtedly music streaming’s biggest year ever and now that the year is over we can start looking at just how massive it was, starting with how much the British love it. Music sales…