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Record shops will need to up their game to weather the substanceless future of musicnew

When San Antonio vinyl enthusiast Gene Hopstetter plays me Frank Sinatra’s Songs for Swingin’ Lovers!, he pulls three pressings from his collection of roughly 700 albums, indicating the differences in each.
San Antonio Current  |  Adam Villela Coronado  |  11-28-2011  |  Culture

The Dust Brothernew

Archivist Nathan Salsburg goes on the record about efforts to preserve a rare musical find.
LEO Weekly  |  Damien McPherson  |  10-19-2011  |  Music

Vinyl Music Still Selling Despite Crashing CD Salesnew

In the sterility of our double-click lifestyle, people of all ages are rediscovering the tactile pleasure and the still-unexplainable draw of vinyl “warmth.”
Boulder Weekly  |  P.J. Nutting  |  04-01-2010  |  Shopping

Viva la Vinyl: Local Bands and Labels Propel the Resurgence of an Old Formatnew

More than one hundred years after the invention of the gramophone, twenty years after major labels tried to kill records with compact discs, and ten years after Napster incited the age of digital music, vinyl is making a comeback.
East Bay Express  |  Nate Seltenrich  |  01-28-2009  |  Music

If You Were Toussaint Perrault's Homegirl, You'd Be Home By Now, Girlnew

Perrault recorded the songs for his first-ever album using analog equipment, and he always knew he wanted to release it in the most pure way possible--on thick, black vinyl.
Willamette Week  |  Michael Mannheimer  |  07-30-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

PIAPTK Releases Music Worth Its Weight in Vinylnew

Until two years ago, Matt Dixon was "just some dude in Olympia that wanted to put out a record series."
Willamette Week  |  Amy McCullough  |  07-02-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

The Music Industry's Format Warsnew

CD sales are down, vinyl and download sales are up, and record labels are doing the math.
Chicago Reader  |  Miles Raymer  |  04-28-2008  |  Music

No Longer Invisiblenew

Vinyl is still a slave to the groove, but Fogshack is a much-needed update thanks to the new guys cracking the whip.
SF Weekly  |  Jonathan Zwickel  |  01-04-2007  |  Reviews

Last Year's Modelnew

It might be the last dance for St. Louis' independent record stores.
Riverfront Times  |  Randall Roberts  |  06-12-2006  |  Business & Labor

Singles Going Steadynew

California's Isota Records feeds the vinyl evolution.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Ari Messer  |  01-06-2006  |  Music

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