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5 Tips for Collecting Vinyl Records

5 Tips for Collecting Vinyl Records | Music News | Scoop.it
Thinking about starting a collection of LPs? Before you buy, read our five tips for collecting vinyl records.
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The 7 Types Of Record Collectors – Joe Long – Medium

The 7 Types Of Record Collectors – Joe Long – Medium | Music News | Scoop.it
You don’t need me to tell you that vinyl is back. It’s everywhere. From Wal Mart to tax commercials and everywhere between. Everyone that you know is getting a turntable. I mean everyone. Once you’re…
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Watch a new documentary about the company that will press your ashes to vinyl - The Vinyl Factory

Watch a new documentary about the company that will press your ashes to vinyl - The Vinyl Factory | Music News | Scoop.it
Pressed in peace. Since 2010, Jason Leach’s And Vinyly has confounded expectations, existing somewhere between macabre novelty and satire. A Dignitas for deceased record collectors, And Vinyly promises ‘life from beyond the groove’ for all people, parts of people and pets. Inspired by childhood experiences of scattering ashes and passion for sound, Leach talks about the company as offering a …
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A Dispatch from the Depths of Anxiety: How Music Helps Me Connect to the Outside World - Noisey

Ryan Wilson—the black metal mastermind behind The Howling Void and Pneuma Hagion—opens up about his dark battle with mental illness
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Home Grown: Meticulous vinyl archive and a Rane rotary in Chicago

Home Grown: Meticulous vinyl archive and a Rane rotary in Chicago | Music News | Scoop.it
Home Grown is our series profiling you lot and your excellent record collections. This time, we meet a meticulous archivist with a Rane rotary mixer.
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The 8 best budget valve amplifiers and how to avoid getting ripped off - The Vinyl Factory

The 8 best budget valve amplifiers and how to avoid getting ripped off - The Vinyl Factory | Music News | Scoop.it
Nothing screams audiophile authority like a valve (or tube) amp. But these gorgeous, warm, glowing pieces of kit needn’t be completely out of your league. While ‘budget’ is all relative where valve amps are concerned, Paul Rigby runs down the eight best affordable models on the market and what to look out for when buying on the cheap. Words: Paul …
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Television’s Punk Epic “Marquee Moon,” 40 Years Later

Television’s Punk Epic “Marquee Moon,” 40 Years Later | Music News | Scoop.it
The most trusted voice in music.
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This 10-Hour Recording of Arctic Icebreaker Noises is the Year's Best Ambient Album | Thump

This 10-Hour Recording of Arctic Icebreaker Noises is the Year's Best Ambient Album | Thump | Music News | Scoop.it
Move over Brian Eno.
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The Hidden Phenomenon That Could Ruin Your Old Discs - Motherboard

CDs and DVDs were sold to consumers as these virtually indestructible platters, but the truth, as exemplified by the “disc rot” phenomenon, is more complicated.
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Celebrating the Kinks' Dave Davies: the unpredictable underdog of 60s pop

Celebrating the Kinks' Dave Davies: the unpredictable underdog of 60s pop | Music News | Scoop.it
Ray’s kid brother, 70 today, didn’t just help spawn heavy metal – he also embarked on a solo career than went by in a whirlwind of gold-braided jackets, extra-strong hash and reckless record deals
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This Bizarre Turntable Designed by Yves Behar Rotates ON Your Records

This Bizarre Turntable Designed by Yves Behar Rotates ON Your Records | Music News | Scoop.it
Yves Behar designed a record player for the Spotify generation.
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What Color Is Your Taste in Music? | The Creators Project

New site Predominant.ly's color swatches provide a colorful way to find fresh music.
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Super Bowl Halftime Shows Ranked: From Worst to Best

Super Bowl Halftime Shows Ranked: From Worst to Best | Music News | Scoop.it
Pop spectacles, Janet's nipple, Springsteen's marathon, Left Shark and loads of soul revues – we've seen 'em all
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The Quietus | News | Prince's Purple Rain Set For Reissue

The Quietus | News | Prince's Purple Rain Set For Reissue | Music News | Scoop.it
A new rock music and pop culture website. Editorial independent music website offering news, reviews, features, interviews, videos and pictures
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This Canadian Robot is Changing the Way Vinyl is Made - A Journal of Musical Things

This Canadian Robot is Changing the Way Vinyl is Made - A Journal of Musical Things | Music News | Scoop.it
Filtering what’s happening in music to save you time, money and effort.
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The 20 Most Valuable Records Ever - NME

The 20 Most Valuable Records Ever - NME | Music News | Scoop.it
As all good vinyl-lovers should, we asked the experts at Record Collector magazine to name the UK’s most sought-after vinyl. Here’s what they came up with.
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Moby says the "warmth of vinyl" compares to bond between mother and child

Moby says the "warmth of vinyl" compares to bond between mother and child | Music News | Scoop.it
The Oedipus complex may not be the first thing you think of when playing a record, but Moby has compared vinyl to a more primal "evolutionary" bond.
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The Man Who Broke Ticketmaster - Motherboard

The most infamous ticket scalper of all time used bots to buy millions of tickets. Now he wants to stop them.
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A Company Will Press Your Ashes into a Working Vinyl Album | Nerdist

A Company Will Press Your Ashes into a Working Vinyl Album | Nerdist | Music News | Scoop.it
When the final track of your life finishes playing, how would you like to be remembered? Do you want to be buried and forgotten like a bad solo album? Or would
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The Weezer Paradox: Why Can't Bands with Unlimited Resources Make Good Albums? - Noisey

All the money in the world and they make albums like 'Hurley.'
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BLACK SABBATH Isn't Ruling Out One-Off Shows, Hasn't Talked About A New Album - Metal Injection

BLACK SABBATH Isn't Ruling Out One-Off Shows, Hasn't Talked About A New Album - Metal Injection | Music News | Scoop.it
I guess it's never really over.
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Go back in time to when Led Zeppelin & Alice Cooper shared the stage at the Whisky a Go Go, 1969



A show poster for a series of live gigs at the Whisky A Go Go featuring Led Zeppelin and Alice Cooper, January 1969.
 
Beginning on January 2nd, 1969, Led Zeppelin played a series of live gigs with Alice Cooper at the Whisky a Go Go on Sunset Strip in Los Angeles. According to Alice, both bands were still so under the radar that they took turns opening the bill by flipping a coin to see who would start the show each night. To support Alice’s point, a scan of an old print ad for the show makes a point to...
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15 Objectively Perfect Albums That Are Less Than Half an Hour Long - Noisey

How about some authoritative records that could turn you onto an entire new thread of listening, in half the time it takes a Papa Johns pizza to arrive?
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