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Vinyl Is Back

The Case for Vinyl

Kayley Kravitz | Posted 11.25.2012 | Arts
Kayley Kravitz

There's nothing quite like the crackle of vinyl as the speakers warm up. Mp3 files are ridiculously compressed -- you don't get that with vinyl. It's one of the purest ways to listen to music.

Music Sounds Better on Vinyl

Mona Elyafi | Posted 12.13.2011 | Technology
Mona Elyafi

Now I don't pretend to be a tech whiz by any means and I am sure I know absolutely nothing about how it all works and why, but the one thing I know for certain is that music sounds better on vinyl.

Amanda Palmer, Radiohead & Ukuleles

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lee Stranahan

The next logical step for Amanda Palmer was to release an album of Radiohead covers performed on the ukulele and sell it online through a donation-based model. Plus a vinyl version.

Vinyl Is Forever: In Praise of Indie Record Stores

James Rotondi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
James Rotondi

This piece was originally posted at the MTV Music Blog For those who only buy their music on iTunes,, or other online digital music servic...

Goodnight, CDs, Goodnight: the Return of Vinyl

Marissa Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marissa Moss

The once antiquated method of listening to music has been making a welcome comeback among both young and old music fans, especially in the indie-music realm. So why now?

Typo Led To Vinyl Sales At Fred Meyer

AP | SARAH SKIDMORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

PORTLAND, Ore. — It was a fortuitous typo for the Fred Meyer retail chain. This spring, an employee intending to order a special CD-DVD edition...