Vinyl

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Broke? This French Company Will Press Vinyl for Anyone's Budget

Diggers Factory is a new French startup that presses LPs based on pre-orders from interested fans.
Britt Julious
7.9.17
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Sony Music to Resume Pressing Records After Nearly 30-Year Hiatus

Operations are expected to pick back up by March 2018.
Krystal Rodriguez
6.30.17
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Ricardo Villalobos Announces New LP

The four-tracker 'Empirical House' will be released by [a:rpia:r] in May.
Alexander Iadarola
4.26.17
Features

Why Do People Care About Record Store Day?

What is it about the event that gets people totally mad?
Josh Baines
4.21.17
crate expectations

Learn About the Roots of Colombian Accordion Music with the Help of Quantic’s Globe-Trotting Record Collection

Ahead of 'Curao,' Will Holland invited us into his loft to chat about growing up on Goldie, British Jazz, and cultural appropriation—all via a trip through his crates.
David Garber
4.19.17
Features

How Discogs Dragged Record Collecting Into the 21st Century

A rare interview with the core team at the beloved music cataloguing database and marketplace.
David Garber
3.21.17
Features

Here's 7 Things You Need to Know About Starting an Electronic Label

Follow this guide and you'll be running an imprint in no time.
Daryl Keating
2.22.17
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These Are the Most Expensive Dance Records Ever Sold on Discogs

Underground Resistance, Aphex Twin, and Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo's old band all feature.
Alexander Iadarola
2.20.17
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Mister Saturday Night's Justin Carter Gets Back to His Choir Singer Roots

Crate Expectations: Ahead of the release of his debut solo album 'The Leaves Fall,' we take a trip through the famed DJ's record collection to learn about an unexpected side of his musical history.
David Garber
2.17.17
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America's Top Corn-Growing States Really Love Daft Punk

Minnesota, Iowa, and Nebraska are apparently obsessed with buying 'Random Access Memories' on vinyl.
Alexander Iadarola
2.13.17
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Moby Compares the Warmth of Vinyl to the Emotional Connection Between a Mother and Child

He brought up a scientific study to make his point during a recent panel discussion.
Alexander Iadarola
2.13.17
crate expectations

Soul Clap Take a Tour Through the 10,000 Records in Their Childhood Basement

During Thanksgiving weekend, the Brooklyn-based duo return home to Boston to chat about their sophomore album, decades-long DJ career, and friendship.
Jesse Weiss
12.1.16