Monday, September 16, 2013

Vinyl Record News & Music Notes

UK Indie Record Shops: Top 10 UK Vinyl Bestsellers, First Half 2013

 1. David Bowie -The Next Day
 2. Boards of Canada - Tomorrow's Harvest
 3. Stereophonics - Graffiti On The Train
 4. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories
 5. Courteeners - Anna
 6. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Push the Sky Away
 7. Atoms For Peace - Amok
 8. Queens Of The Stone Age - Like Clockwork
 9. Frank Turner - Tape Deck Heart
 10. National - Trouble Will Find Me


Amazon: Vinyl Record Sales Up 745% Since 2008


thoughtful and earnest attempt, but some inaccuracies:

24 Things You Should Know Before Starting A Vinyl Collection

interesting, watch out, there are lots of these out there (not from this source, but many others!)

Ex-bank worker jailed for selling bootleg Beatles albums


many wonderful memories of 45 rpm records, here, from north of our border, a writer relives his experiences:

A teenaged Burton Cummings with the Deverons' first 45 in 1965.

Those swinging singles - The 45 rpm record really got the music scene spinning


in jamaica, vinyl and the beach go hand-in-hand:

Vinyls get new lease on life


never get tired of reading about this story:

How the Rolling Stones' Iconic 'Let It Bleed' Album Art Was Made


Monterey Pop Festival Booklet Signed by Jimi Hendrix Sells For $6,500


album cover art of the day:

Album Artwork & Track Listing For "Dark Wings Of Steel" Unveiled By Rhapsody Of Fire

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