How vinyl has captured listeners during COVID-19

Despite the closure of many physical stores, 2020 has seen record sales increase by 4% in the US, while CDs are down 48%. Vinyl records started to decline in popularity in the 70s as compact…

Vinyl records are making more money than CDs, first time since the 1980s

For the first time in 4 decades vinyl records have reclaimed their place as the most valuable physical form of music in the US. It’s been a shaky year for the music industry. After a…

This is the most expensive record ever

There are some incredibly rare records out there that ar worth a LOT of money, you might even have some in your collection. But what’s the most valuable vinyl record in the world? Vinyl records…

The top 5 places to share your music and reach listeners

It’s finished, the song is written, the pieces are recorded, the tracks are produced and the final mix down complete – what’s next? Creating, recording and finishing a track can feel like the whole process…

If a vinyl record was LSD, it would be this (video)

What’s your most prized record in your vinyl collection? Maybe it’s a coloured record, or perhaps it’s in a unique shape. But does it make you trip? This amazing record has an optical illusion that…

Bandcamp are pressing vinyls for artists and labels now

Bandcamp’s platform for independent artists and labels is getting a bit more physical with a new vinyl pressing service. Bandcamp provides a streaming platform and digital store for artists and labels to easily share their…

Advantages of Digital Distribution III:

Perversely, focussing on digital music sales can make the physical products you release more desireable. Think about Radiohead: In Rainbows. They put it out basically free over the net, and sold lush, limited edition vinyl…