• Record Store Day 2014

    Playlist: Record Store Day 2014

    Record Store Day has steadily grown from a vinyl junkie’s wet dream into a truly global annual event that pays tribute to an ever growing range of artists and genres…

  • Vinyl

    Indie stores double music fans’ spend

    Music fans are twice as likely to spend more than they intended on music in independent record stores, new research has revealed.

  • The Space Project

    Spiritualized sample space recordings on new song

    British rock band Spiritualized have used samples from recordings made in space during the seventies on a new song.

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    Jake Bugg and Massive Attack feature in Secret 7”

    Jake Bugg, Black Sabbath and Massive Attack are among the British acts featuring their music in the Secret 7” project.

  • Vinyl

    Vinyl sales hit biggest peak in over a decade

    Vinyl sales in the UK have crossed the half a million mark for the first time in a decade, new BPI analysis has revealed.

  • Vinyl

    Independent record shops see 44% rise in sales

    Independent record shops saw an increase of 44 percent in sales in the first half of 2013 when compared with the same period last year, new figures show.

  • Record Store Day 2013

    Record Store Day sees album sales rise by 60%

    Record Store Day album sales soared by 60 percent compared with last year, official figures have shown.

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    Friday playlist: Record Store Day 2013

    This week our Friday playlist is celebrating Record Store Day in all its re-issue glory! In preparation for our mammoth shopping trip tomorrow, we’ve put together our favourite picks from this year’s special releases and given a nod to some of the acts who will be coming out in force to support their local record shops.

  • Mumford And Sons - Babel

    Mumford & Sons’ Babel biggest independent seller

    Mumford & Sons’ Babel is the biggest selling album in independent record shops over the last 12 months, new statistics showed.

  • Vinyl

    Young music lovers driving sales of vinyl

    Music fans aged 18-24 are driving a resurgence in the sales of music on vinyl, new research reveals.


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