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The Beginner's Guide to Digital Crate Digging

Kayley Kravitz | Posted 02.21.2014 | Arts
Kayley Kravitz

Sometimes your efforts are fruitless, but when you finally find the LP, it's all worth it.

IKEA Discontinues Beloved Shelf, Prompts Internet Fury

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 02.19.2014 | Business

IKEA thought it could discontinue a shelf popular with record collectors without causing much commotion. Now it has to face the music. IKEA plans t...

A Record Collector's Dream Come True

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 10.09.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — Hundreds of vinyl-record aficionados descended on the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on Friday for a rare sale of LP...

Records Aren't Just For Hipsters Anymore

Dave Tomar | Posted 07.18.2013 | Entertainment
Dave Tomar

There are a million reasons why vinyl went out of style and most of them have to do with convenience, not just in how we listen to music, but in everything we do. I'm as spoiled by modernity as the next guy. But maybe not everything should be so convenient.

Jack White Goes Vintage

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2013 | Entertainment

By Tim Ghianni NASHVILLE, April 20 (Reuters) - Rock musician Jack White celebrated Record Store Day on Saturday by giving customers a ...

Good News For Hipsters

Posted 04.10.2013 | Entertainment

Here's some good news for the music industry: Last year's vinyl-record sales were the highest they've been in 15 years. The International Federati...

Amazon Just Made Buying Vinyl Records Even Cooler

AP | Posted 06.04.2013 | Technology

SEATTLE — In an odd combination of old and new, Amazon says that every time a person buys a vinyl record from its online store, it will give tha...

LOOK: Homeowner Finds Safe Filled With Treasures

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 03.20.2013 | HuffPost Home

Turns out there's more to a 200 year old home than just history. Rare Beatles records, for starters.

Freegal: Emphasis on the the Free Public Library of Cool

The Los Angeles Public Library | Posted 04.30.2013 | Los Angeles
The Los Angeles Public Library

I write here about my experience not as an administrator since I am not one of those, or even as a librarian although I am one of those. I offer this opinion only as an impenitent bin rat that has collected songs going back to the original days of vinyl.

The Real Clive Davis: Dishing the Skinny with Don Silver, the Man Behind the Man

David Henry Sterry | Posted 04.27.2013 | Books
David Henry Sterry

Now that Kelly Clarkson has called Clive Davis a liar and a bully, and revealed that she felt violated by his account of their relationship in his autobiography The Soundtrack of My Life, I thought it would be interesting to get the perspective of a man who worked under Clive.

3D Printed Records by Amanda Ghassaei 

designboom | Posted 02.26.2013 | Arts
designboom

'3D Printed Records' by Amanda Ghassaei      In an attempt to create a technique for converting digital audio files into 3D printable 33 rpm recor...

A Night Out: Jazz And Fried Chicken At MONO+MONO

Gastronomista | Posted 11.28.2012 | Taste
Gastronomista

Head over to MONO+MONO, order a soju martini, request a song from the band and enjoy the analog.

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.

Another Chef's Blog About Something

Gayle Pirie | Posted 09.11.2012 | San Francisco
Gayle Pirie

I want magazines, glorious shiny magazines, and newspapers, expensive, dying newspapers, and I will have them.

David Moye

RECORD BREAKER: You Won't Believe Where This Vinyl Record Lands

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 05.10.2012 | Weird News

A group of college students in Pasadena, Calif., has found a new use for old vinyl records: As the basis for incredible stunts. Recently, the guys ...

A Shift in Music

Jake Shears | Posted 04.25.2012 | Entertainment
Jake Shears

There's clearly a shift in the way people are buying music now and I can't help but think about how that affects me as an artist.

Record Store Day 2012

Amber DeGrace | Posted 06.10.2012 | Home
Amber DeGrace

Vinyl. You either get it or you don't. If you do, get out there and participate on Record Store Day! Grab some good stuff, take it home, and enjoy listening to your bounty.

PHOTOS: MAM Exhibit Worships Little Black Discs

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 03.15.2012 | Miami

Before MP3s, CDs, mixtapes, and 8-tracks, there were records. In a tribute to the bygone music relic, the Miami Museum of Art opens “The Record: Con...

Disco and Deindustrialization: In the Mix With 1970s Pittsburgh DJ Terry Kicks

John R. Eperjesi | Posted 04.17.2012 | Home
John R. Eperjesi

The people of Pittsburgh did a lot more than just sing and clap their hands to Sister Sledge's disco classic "We Are Family." When the lights went down, they got up and danced.

Attention Vinyl Lovers: DC Record Fair Set For Sunday

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- D.C.-area residents will have an opportunity to expand their vinyl collections on Sunday. After two recent fairs at Artisphere in Rossyl...

Are You A Fan Of Electronic Music? Listen To How It All Started

Posted 01.04.2012 | Home

Even if you don't know who Daphne Oram is, you probably hear her influence in the music you listen to. Oram, one of the early pioneers of electron...

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.

Taming the Record Pile, One LP At A Time

Stylelist Home/The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

If you'll never in a million years convert your record albums to mp3s, you're in good company. But when your LPs start to overwhelm your shelf space, ...

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, Amazon.com, or other online digital music servic...