Too Much Music: A Failed Experiment In Dedicated Listening

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Record collector listens to a single record for a month as an experiment romanticizing “the days of intimate close listening, of prolonged concentrated meditation with an art object”,...

180 gram vinyl: Is it worth the weight?

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The words "180 Gram Vinyl" have been the cause for many misunderstandings and debate among the audiophile and vinyl records community. Unnecessarily so, I would say, there is...

26,000 Rare Songs Digitized From Obsolete 78 RPM Now Free to Download

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The Great 78 Project is a community project for the preservation, research, and discovery of 78rpm records. From about 1898 to the 1950s, an estimated 3 million sides (~3 minute recordings) have...

Vinyl Filler Reissues Blocking Indies from Pressing

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Ten years ago, the turnaround of record was three-to-four weeks. That was before the majors discovered that they can make a fast buck with vinyl reissues. Now it...

The First Ever TED Talk on Cratedigging

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At the end of the day, the glory should go to the artist who made the tune… and our role should be about giving beautiful music a second...

Rane's Latest Deck Features Vinyl w/out Tonearm

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"The Twelve has no tonearm or needle to speak of, instead of being aimed at scratch DJs who want a more vinyl-inspired feel than a CDJ offers."  Read more...

The Science of 45s

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On January 10th, 1949, The Receiving Corporation of America, (RCA), in heated competition with Columbia records, unveiled a brand new 7-inch record size that would eventually become the...

After Over a Decade, Mr. Fingers is Back

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The new EP by Larry Heard will follow a reissue of Missing You, as well as a re-release of Another Side LP, originally released on Mr. Finger Inc....

Egon of Rappcats Record Pop Up Shop

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Rappcats will feature the entire Now-Again catalog at 25% off of the retail price online. That’s right. All online Now-Again orders from the Rappcats online store placed on...

Numero Group Announces Project 12

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When Numero Group announces a subscription service for rare records and hard-to-find material, we sort of come undone. Judging from their catalog of prior releases, these are records...