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Sales surge as music fans indulge in classic LPs during coronavirus lockdown Record labels are on track to make more money this year from the sale of vinyl records than the once-mighty CD for the first time since the 1980s, as pandemic music buying habits accelerate the revival of the classic LP. UK record labels enjoyed a […]

Plus jazz and disco gems and rarities. A new compilation of Korean funk, soul, and rare groove tracks, called Funky Coup: Korean Soul, Funk & Rare Groove Nuggets 1973-1980, Vol. 1, is being released via Beat Ball Music this April. The compilation aims to shine a spotlight on both the hits and lesser-known tracks that took […]

Featuring Skepta, Sampa The Great, Lava La Rue, Danny Brown and more. Tony Allen’s final studio album, called There Is No End, is being released this April. For There Is No End, Allen set out to give a voice to younger artists, especially rappers, amidst a backdrop of global unrest. As he explained, “I want to […]

A multi-sensory exploration of light and sound. The Vinyl Factory and Fact, in collaboration with Audemars Piguet Contemporary, present a new Ryoji Ikeda exhibition in 180 Studios, 180 The Strand opening this May. The largest exhibition of the artist’s work ever staged, including numerous world premieres, RYOJI IKEDA invites viewers to immerse themselves in Ikeda’s dynamic digital […]

The winter is almost over, spring is just around the corner. The heaviness of this winter has been unbearable. The pandemic of course had a big role in all that heavy energy that was spread all around our lives. I prefer not to say negatively because even that wasn’t clear. Meeting people around, talking with […]

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February 22, 2021

Daft Punk, the Parisian duo responsible for some of the most popular dance and pop songs ever made, have split. They broke the news with an 8-minute video titled “Epilogue,” excerpted from their 2006 film Electroma. Asked if Daft Punk were no more, their longtime publicist Kathryn Frazier confirmed the news to Pitchfork but gave no […]

The age of the understatement Going through the little corners of my mind  this title pooped up in my brain “THE AGE OF UNDERSTATEMENT”. Its been bugging me for days.singing it over and over again in my head, visuals of the music video in front of my eyes. Thinking to myself this surely has a […]

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Focused on “all that inspires creativity.” Jeff Mills is launching a new quarterly music magazine, called The Escape Velocity. Mills’ label Axis Record notes the magazine will focus “on all that inspires creativity”. “Mills imagined this to be a much needed fixture in this artform of music, the content is focused and concentrated on music […]

With an accompanying book featuring archival photos, tour itineraries,and a history of the album. Fleetwood Mac’s first live album is being reissued in a new edition, via Rhino this April. The majority of the tracks on the original album were recorded live between 1979 and 1980, however the new edition captures performances from their 1979-80 […]


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