180 gram vinyl: Is it worth the weight?

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The words "180 Gram Vinyl" have been the cause for many misunderstandings and debate among the audiophile and vinyl records community. Unnecessarily so, I would say, there is...

Vinyl Filler Reissues Blocking Indies from Pressing

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Ten years ago, the turnaround of record was three-to-four weeks. That was before the majors discovered that they can make a fast buck with vinyl reissues. Now it...

Egon of Rappcats Record Pop Up Shop

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Rappcats will feature the entire Now-Again catalog at 25% off of the retail price online. That’s right. All online Now-Again orders from the Rappcats online store placed on...

Numero Group Announces Project 12

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When Numero Group announces a subscription service for rare records and hard-to-find material, we sort of come undone. Judging from their catalog of prior releases, these are records...

Virginia Company Plans To Open A Vinyl Pressing Plant

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“This is kind of an art form,” Astor says. “You really need to know the machines. You need to know the squeals and squeaks and hisses and know...

The Life And Death Of Tower Records, Revisited

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These days, virtually every type of music imaginable is at our fingertips nearly anytime, anywhere. But for decades, getting that kind of access meant trekking to an actual...

Marvin Gaye's Passport Found in a $.50 Record

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So I went back to the estate sale and bought some albums and 45s,” the man said. “When I got home, I was going through them and out...

"Without someone buying it, it will disappear."

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Considering the shop is located in Soho, and the fact that its entire contents (including vinyl) are included in the sale, this seems like a bargain to us....