Why vinyl matters

Pop culture writer Jennifer Otter Bickerdike on how vinyl has shaped modern music and what's in store for a format enjoying a spectacular comeback...

HD vinyl could hit stores next year

Rebeat Innovation, an Austrian-based start-up has received $4.8m (£3.4m) in funding for HD vinyl which promises higher audio fidelity, louder volume, and longer playing times than standard LPs.

Vinyl World Congress announces Brighton launch

Calling record labels, managers and investors: Vinyl World Congress is a brand new conference launching in Brighton with demonstrations of the latest manufacturing machines and talks from labels about the vinyl industry.