Category Archives: vinyl

Starcrawler release debut single ‘Ants’

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Starcrawler

LA’s Starcrawler have released their debut single Ants b/w Used To Know. It’s out now digitally with a limited edition blood-splattered white 7” vinyl coming on May 12th. You can pre-order the limited 7″ (500 copies only worldwide) from the Rough Trade webstore here and listen to both tracks here. They’ve also shared the official video for Ants. Filmed at a recent show at The Echo​… Read more »

Ministry releases ‘Trax! Rarities’ double album

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Ministry

Cleopatra Records will be releasing the long-awaited ‘Trax! Rarities’ double album by industrial-alternative rock legends Ministry. This is a special limited edition double LP collection of early rare tracks and versions from Wax Trax!-era Ministry, as well as several previously unreleased gems from Al Jourgensen-related side projects – namely Revolting Cocks, PTP, Pailhead and 1000 Homo DJs. Scheduled for release on December 9th, this new Ministry collection will be pressed on clear… Read more »

Morricone Youth releases original score for George A. Romero’s ‘Night of the Living Dead’

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Morricone Youth

NYC-based band Morricone Youth releases ‘Night of the Living Dead,’ a six song score for George A. Romero’s 1968 zombie classic film of the same name via Country Club Records. ‘Night of the Living Dead’ is available as a limited edition pressing on 500 neon green vinyl as well as digitally, just in time for Halloween. Morricone Youth was formed in 1999 with a… Read more »

5 tips for choosing your turntable

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turntable vinyl close-up

by Jessica Kane There are many theories as to why records have made a comeback in recent years. Perhaps it has to do with their physical longevity, as you can still find LP’s from 50 years ago that sound amazing, or maybe it’s how the artwork is much cooler than little digital thumbnails. Perhaps it has to do with the… Read more »

Nielsen vs. Discogs mid-year highlights – Music in sales

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Discogs Mid-Year Music sales

Discogs has data from the Discogs Marketplace and Nielsen’s Mid-Year Report that tells a story of just how much the music industry has changed within a year. Here’s the summary… Vinyl continues to be the top seller on Discogs with over 3 million records sold this year so far. Cassettes make a resurgence selling more than 60,000 releases – an… Read more »