A record has been made from recycled plastics.
The brainchild of Mercury Prize winner Nicky Mulvey, Cornwall-based Sharps Brewery, Keynvor and vinyl manufacturing company Tangible Formats, the 10-inch record is the first of its kind ever made.
Made with plastics found on the coastlines of Cornwall, the record is entitled 'In the Anthropocene', and profits from physical sales and digital streams will go to UK-based charity, Surfers Against Sewage.
Tommy Boy Records have discovered that Amazon is selling counterfeit vinyl of titles they don't even press.
Following a recent study that found that 25% of CDs 'fulfilled by Amazon' are counterfeit, the revelation came during last week's Making Vinyl Conference in Los Angeles.
Cypress Hill founding producer DJ Muggs is set to sell his extensive record collection.
Two months on from a private record collection valued at over $1 million going on sale, Muggs' thousands-strong personal collection includes rarities from the Grammy-nominated producer's Soul Assassins label, as well as a personally annotated copy of 'Vibes From The Tribe' by Phil Ranelin,
There is now a home vinyl-pressing device for wax enthusiasts.
Named the Phonocut Home Vinyl Recorder, the device is an analog lathe and can press 10 to 15 minutes of music per side from a headphone input, with the instructions reading simply "place vinyl blank on the platter, connect to the music input of your choice, press the start button".
The Phonocut presses 10-inch vinyl, and costs €999. Read more about the mini-device here.
Ugandan imprint Hakuna Kulala has compiled material for Slikback's debut vinyl release.
Comprising the Kenyan DJ and producer's EPs 'Lasakaneku' and 'Tomo', the genre-spanning double LP also features three new tracks, 'Kite, 'Shell' and 'Senshi'.
New York record store Halcyon has opened a new location in Brooklyn.
With vinyl sales expected to take over CD sales for the first time since 1986, it's good timing for the new store, which opened its doors at 53 Broadway in Williamsburg on 9th September.
With the store's previous location in Williamsburg having closed on New Year's Day, this new base - which will focus on dance music, as well as disco, hass, funk and more - will operate every day from 10 am to 5 pm.
Vinyl sales are expected to take over CD sales for the first time since 1986.
Four Tet has announced a new vinyl-only EP.
The London producer, AKA Kieran Hebden, will release the three-track 'Anna Painting' later this week.
Consisting of three new tracks - 'Anna Painting', 'Lahaina Noon' and 'Breath' - the 12 inch will be available in shops later this week. The tracks were composed for Hebden's artist friend Anna Liber Lewis.
Stream a teaser, as well as check out the EP's artwork and liner notes, below.
The soundtrack to Boyz n the Hood is set to be released on double vinyl.
Spanning hip hop, funk, jazz and R&B, the soundtrack to John Singleton's 1991 coming-of-age classic will be released on 2LP via Qest on 27th September. The soundtrack features tracks from the likes of Ice Cube, Quincy Jones, Main Source and CMW.
When it was originally released back in 1991, the soundtrack reached number 12 on the Billboard 200 in the U.S.