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…

Forget vinyl, in the future we play records made of Oreo Cookies

A company has achieved what we’ve all been waiting for (we have, right?), Oreo cookies that play like records on a turntable. A Hong Kong and Taiwan-based design agency, Dimension Plus are really looking to…

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…