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…

Play vinyl anywhere with this block that rides your records

Play vinyl wherever you are with RokBlok, a small block that rides around your records and plays vinyl all on it’s own without a turntable. Vinyl gets a lot of love, especially recently as vinyl…

Make your Vinyl float in the air with this magnet powered turntable

As vinyl makes it’s miraculous comeback we’re seeing new innovation with records and players to the point where you can now make your records float as you play them. Have you ever wondered how your vinyl…