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David Bowie – My Top 100 Favorite Songs: 84

I recently witnessed the biggest David Bowie fan I know count down his top 100 favorite songs. These were private posts, meant solely for his Facebook family and friends. Something really cool happened over those 100 days. I’d like to share that countdown with you. Read along, embark upon Niall Colgan’s personal journey while he […]

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VJ Live #3: Chris Cornell, Suicide, Audiophile Vinyl and The Books

Chris Cornell committed suicide. VJ Live happened a few days later. Surface Noise happened. Check it. PROGRAM Chris Cornell: Memories, suicide and mental illness The Books (band) and how they help fight bipolar disorder Audiophile vinyl: Is it worth it? VJ news/updates T-shirt preorders!  Artists Merel Woudwijk and Maarten Donders will be paid a lifetime commission […]

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David Bowie – My Top 100 Favorite Songs: 97

I recently witnessed the biggest David Bowie fan I know count down his top 100 favorite songs. These were private posts, meant solely for his facebook family and friends. Something really cool happened over those 100 days. I’d like to share that countdown with you. Read along, embark upon Niall Colgan’s personal journey while he […]

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Record Label Feature: Tiger Lab Vinyl

Record Label Feature: Tiger Lab Vinyl The soundtrack record market is arguably in its golden age. Vinyl’s current renaissance has led to an explosion of new soundtrack releases covering most genres in film, and even classic video games. Founded last year by Jon Dobyns and Clint Carney, Tiger Lab Vinyl aim to focus on the currently untapped […]

Toronto Public Library Opens 15,000-piece Record Collection For a Vinyl Appreciation Course
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Toronto Public Library Opens 15,000-piece Record Collection For a Vinyl Appreciation Course

Toronto public library offers a vinyl appreciation seminar to local area residents Enjoyed the idea of earning a degree in record collecting?  Canadians wishing it was for real will somewhat get their wish. A Toronto public library have a vinyl appreciation course planned for next week.  “Vinyl 101: Everything you ever wanted to know about records” aims to […]

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Reggae 101: The Dirty Dozen

Reggae 101: The Dirty Dozen  12 Slabs of Reggae Vinyl to Begin Your Record Collection For Vinyl 101’s Dirty Dozen, here’s a list of excellent reggae LPs to seek out. This is by no means an exhaustive list – just a few personal favorites that are readily available as reissues. Local record shops should be able […]

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Vinyl Sales Earn Artists More Revenue Than Free Spotify, YouTube and VEVO Combined

More than just a hipster trend?  Numbers compiled by a recent RIAA report seem to indicate as much.  According to the mid year report, revenue generated from vinyl sales now accounts for more than YouTube, ad-based Spotify, and VEVO combined.  And it’s not not even close. While ad-based music streaming services are generating more money […]