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Tomorrowland announces official vinyl compilation for 2024 festival, LIFE

Ahead of its flagship Belgium megafestival next month, Tomorrowland compiles 20 exclusive, extended and of-the-moment cuts on ‘Tomorrowland 2024 – LIFE – The Official Compilation’

Tomorrowland has released a vinyl compilation to complement its 2024 festival theme, LIFE. The Tomorrowland team has curated a 20-track compilation of exclusive, extended and...

World's first vinyl festival returns this year

Haarlem Vinyl Festival is set to return this September

Haarlem Vinyl Festival, dubbed as the "world’s first multi-day vinyl festival", will make its return this year. Scheduled to take place 27th to 29th September...

Gen Z listen to more vinyl, CDs and cassettes than any other age group, survey shows

More than half of surveyed 18-24-year-olds are listening to physical music 

A new survey has found that Gen Z are listening to more vinyl, CDs and cassettes than any other age group. The study, carried out...

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Independently released music also made up 29.2% of UK recorded music consumption last year

Over 39% of vinyl records sold in the UK last year were independently released, according to new analysis shared by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI)...

Watch a 12-part series celebrating independent record stores

Behind The Counter explores the vibrant culture of UK record stores

A video series celebrating independent record stores in the UK has returned for its fifth season. You can watch five of the 12 new episodes...

Serato and Roland celebrate TB-303 and TR-606 with new vinyl release

J. Rocc, Fast Eddie, Shadow Child and DJ Haus contribute new music produced with the iconic drum machines to a special edition 12-inch, out now

Serato and Roland have teamed up to release a special edition vinyl LP to celebrate "303 Day". The music tech giants have enlisted J. Rocc...

Kate Bush

"Isn’t it great to see how the resurgence in vinyl has taken the music industry by complete surprise?"

Kate Bush has been named as this year's official ambassador for Record Store Day and announced a new vinyl release of ‘Eat The Music’. Record...

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"When it doesn’t have to do anything in particular, like play a record, it is a sculpture," said Eno of the £20,000 Turntable II

Brian Eno has announced the latest iteration in his range of colour-changing turntables. Three years on from teaming up with Paul Stolper Gallery for the...

UK vinyl sales increase for 16th consecutive year, with over 5.9 million sold in 2023

More than 250,000 vinyl records were sold last week, the most since the start of the 21st century

Sales of vinyl records increased in the UK in 2023 for the 16th consecutive year. The rise in sales this past year was also at...

Floating record store, Rubber Ducky Records, reopens after sinking

"I'm so unbelievably thankful for all the support and generosity since the sinking," founder Myles Greenwood has said

Rubber Ducky Records, the record shop based on a canal boat docked in the north of England, has reopened after sinking earlier this year. Founder...

Neil Barnes Leftfield charity vinyl auction

Including box fresh rarities, early Hard Hands releases and the outfit's first ever remix

Leftfield's Neil Barnes has donated 500 records from his personal collection for a charity fundraising programme in northern England. The wax will be put up...

33 ⅓ vinyl exhibition

Happy Mondays' iconic Pills ‘n’ Thrills and Bellyaches’ will be among the classic albums celebrated

A new vinyl exhibition celebrating iconic records from 1990 is due to open in London later this week. Curated by vinyl record pressing manufacturer Key...

Hard Wax

The building, in which Hard Wax has taken up residence since 1996, is set to be turned into luxury flats

Berlin record store Hard Wax is relocating due to planned redevelopment at its current site. After 27 years at its current site on Paul-Lincke-Ufer in...

New Order reissue 'Substance 1987'

The reissue will include the highest-selling 12" single of all time, 'Blue Monday'

New Order have announced a vinyl reissue of ‘Substance 1987’, via Warner. Originally dropped through Factory Records back in 1987, the first issue of ‘Substance’...

onyx plant

It's the brainchild of L.A. DJ and producer Drumcell

A new vinyl pressing plant has opened in Los Angeles County. The brainchild of L.A. techno DJ and producer Drumcell, Onyx Record Press is based...

Pet Shop Boys ‘Electric’ vinyl sells for $2,243 on Discogs

Only 350 copies of the limited edition box set vinyl were made

A limited edition vinyl box set of Pet Shop Boys' album ‘Electric’ has sold for $2,243 on Discogs. Despite the high price tag, the release...

Watch the vinyl record creation process from start to finish in new video

A new video from Posthuman's Josh Doherty explores the work that goes in to producing vinyl records

A new video shared online has offered a behind the scenes look into the process of creating a vinyl record. The step-by-step guide to the...

RZA Crosley

The limited-edition turntable commemorates the 50th anniversary of hip-hop

Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA has announced a limited-edition Crosley record player. Created in collaboration with Ballantine’s, the limited-edition item comprises a two-speed bespoke C6 record player...

Burial and Kode9 announce new EP, ‘Infirmary / Unknown​ ​Summer’, via fabric Originals

The release marks the duo's first collab on the label since 2018

Burial and Kode9 have announced a new collaborative EP ‘Infirmary / Unknown​ ​Summer’. Check it out below. The new EP is set to be released...

Signage for Jazu venue in Peckham

Vinyl-only DJs will play regularly at the the new space in south east London

A new venue where punters can hear DJs play vinyl on hi-fi speakers has opened in Peckham, London. Jazu, which is located inside Market Peckham...