A Vinyl LP Frenzy

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Mr. Hansen started Independent as a 50-50 partnership with Secretly to serve other independent labels — companies that often find themselves squeezed out of the production line by...

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...

Quasimoto's back on half clear and half picture disk vinyl!

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On the crime-infested east side of Lost Gates CA, there is a vinyl pressing plant whose brochure says, “will do anything for a price.” Back in the 70s...

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...

Hip Hop Flyer Art by Buddy Esquire

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Origins of "Voguing" : Photography of Chantal Regnault

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Voguing erupted into the mainstream in 1990 when Madonna’s song Vogue became number one in over 30 countries. The year before Malcolm McClaren first brought voguing into the...

"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....