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We Need to Do Something About Album Credits — Cuepoint — Medium

We Need to Do Something About Album Credits - Cuepoint - Medium
A 20-year-old fooled the entire music business into thinking he’d worked on songs by Kanye West, Justin Bieber and Chris Brown
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Technology is changing the way album covers are designed

Technology is changing the way album covers are designed | Records&Collecting | Scoop.it
The best or worst years of an artist’s career can be defined by a single square image.
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Vinyl's resurgence a welcome trend for Ann Arbor's long-running record stores - MLive.com

Vinyl's resurgence a welcome trend for Ann Arbor's long-running record stores - MLive.com | Records&Collecting | Scoop.it
It wasn't long ago that the LP record was considered a dead format and music retailers, an endangered species.
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Baby boomers spend big bucks on rock memorabilia - The Daily Free Press

Baby boomers spend big bucks on rock memorabilia - The Daily Free Press | Records&Collecting | Scoop.it
Rock memorabilia has become exceptionally popular with the older generation due to their disposable income. But will this love be shared by younger crowds?
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A Christmas music expert made us a playlist of oddball holiday tunes

A Christmas music expert made us a playlist of oddball holiday tunes | Records&Collecting | Scoop.it
If the only way you hear Christmas music is by what’s played in department stores and those seasonal radio stations that spend the rest of  the...
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Why Collecting Matters: Citizen Archivists and the Battle for Future Pasts - Wondering Sound

Why Collecting Matters: Citizen Archivists and the Battle for Future Pasts - Wondering Sound | Records&Collecting | Scoop.it
If there's music you care about and you don't save it, who will?
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On the Record: Pittsburgh still loves vinyl - University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

On the Record: Pittsburgh still loves vinyl - University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News | Records&Collecting | Scoop.it
The Beatles, Bob Dylan and Chuck Berry were the soundtrack to hippie culture, campus unrest and the civil rights movement — and they all debuted on vinyl.  
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L.A. Record Store Culture: Collecting That Comes Full Circle

L.A. Record Store Culture: Collecting That Comes Full Circle | Records&Collecting | Scoop.it
Inspired by Darren Crandell, vinyl collector and founder of Vinylog (custom-built record bin/storage units), we sought out record stores that highlight the timeless culture. "For me, it's about the experience" says collector Tony Ervolino, who we met along the way. "In music, there are two people, those who are always looking for the next best song and those who are looking for the next best album. I'm an album guy, and that's why Vinyl is important." Join us as we dig through L.A.'s top record
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More Than Words: Rutherford Chang and The White Album

More Than Words: Rutherford Chang and The White Album | Records&Collecting | Scoop.it
Rutherford has been collecting original numbered pressing of The Beatles White Album for eight years... (@justintime4tea Taking Beatles LP collecting to a whole new level!
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1990 MTV News Segment about CD Longbox Packaging (filmed inside Tower Records Sunset) - YouTube

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Vinyl 2013: Top Selling Albums, Best Cover Art - hypebot

Vinyl 2013: Top Selling Albums, Best Cover Art - hypebot | Records&Collecting | Scoop.it
With vinyl sales up in 2013 in both the U.S. and UK, we're far past the "fad" and "did you know vinyl's back?" phase. Yes, vinyl is back and though it may only be a little over 2% of U.S.

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Album Art Exchange - High Quality Album Art / CD Cover Art: Home

High Quality Album Artwork / CD Artwork
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Music Record Album Cover Art (55 books)

Music Record Album Cover Art (55 books) | Records&Collecting | Scoop.it
55 books based on 6 votes: 1000 Record Covers by Michael Ochs, California Cool. West Coast Cover Art. by Graham Marsh, The Greatest Album Covers of All T...
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What Does Music Look Like?

What Does Music Look Like? | Records&Collecting | Scoop.it
Designing classical album covers is hard. Being new to the music actually makes it easier for Denise Burt.
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Vinyl Collecting & Record Stores: Books & Films About The Subject

Vinyl Rewind's Interview with Sheila Burgel and Eilon Paz: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IM-9OZ29L-A Dust & Grooves Website: ...
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LP Resurgence: The Reasons Behind Vinyl's Unlikely Comeback - Science 2.0

LP Resurgence: The Reasons Behind Vinyl's Unlikely Comeback - Science 2.0 | Records&Collecting | Scoop.it
Science 2.0 LP Resurgence: The Reasons Behind Vinyl's Unlikely Comeback Science 2.0 Vinyl is at the heart of Record Store Day, an event created in 2007 when some 700 independent record stores in the US combined to celebrate music retailing and the...
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The internet took the album away, and now it's giving it back

The internet took the album away, and now it's giving it back | Records&Collecting | Scoop.it
For decades, the album was the primary form in which music was delivered to the masses. But ever since Apple introduced iTunes back in 2001, the album has been on the decline. When online piracy...
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Vinyl Lives: Breakaway Records – Austin, Texas - Glide Magazine

Vinyl Lives: Breakaway Records – Austin, Texas - Glide Magazine | Records&Collecting | Scoop.it
Back in 2009 we launched a column here at Glide Magazine called Vinyl Lives. The column was dedicated to a deep love of record collecting and the tendency
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Thompson Album Art show opens to huge crowd - New Pittsburgh Courier

Thompson Album Art show opens to huge crowd - New Pittsburgh Courier | Records&Collecting | Scoop.it
Though chill winds and construction on Penn Avenue conspired to keep the opening night crowd down, the Nov. 7 opening of the “Album Art of Mozelle Thompson LP Cover Illustrations 1953-1969” retrosp...
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Why Collecting Matters: Citizen Archivists and the Battle for Future Pasts

Why Collecting Matters: Citizen Archivists and the Battle for Future Pasts | Records&Collecting | Scoop.it
If there's music you care about and you don't save it, who will?
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Do Not Sell At Any Price by Amanda Petrusich - Paste Magazine

Do Not Sell At Any Price by Amanda Petrusich - Paste Magazine | Records&Collecting | Scoop.it
Do Not Sell At Any Price by Amanda Petrusich Paste Magazine Her latest work may be her most inventive and compelling yet. Do Not Sell At Any Price shows the ways a group of competitive record collectors have shaped pop's history.
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Why R.E.M..’s Out of Time Is the Most Politically Significant Album in U.S. History

Why R.E.M..’s Out of Time Is the Most Politically Significant Album in U.S. History | Records&Collecting | Scoop.it
Roman Mars’ podcast 99% Invisible covers design questions large and small, from his fascination with rebar to the history of slot machines to the great Los Angeles Red Car conspiracy. Here at the Eye, we cross-post new episodes and host excerpts from the 99% Invisible blog, which offers complementary visuals...
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Creating Your Own Album Art on a Budget

Creating Your Own Album Art on a Budget | Records&Collecting | Scoop.it
Your album art is often the first visual exposure people have to your band, so it's important to make it count. Experienced graphic designer (and ASCAP member) Jeff Sheinkopf offers some practical advice on how you can put together an impressive album design on any budget.
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Holding Music History In Your Hands: Why Archives Matter

Holding Music History In Your Hands: Why Archives Matter | Records&Collecting | Scoop.it
Listening isn't all you need to do to understand how popular music has shaped Americans' lives.
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Collecting Vinyl Records-for the latest vinyl record information ...

Collecting Vinyl Records-for the latest vinyl record information ... | Records&Collecting | Scoop.it
In 1935, Red Foley recorded "Old Shep," in a studio at the Furniture Mart Building in Chicago. In 1940, in New York City, the Longines Watch Company signed with experimental station W2XOR in what was the first FM radio ...
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