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  1. Record Store Day Brings Explosive Sales to Indie Stores, SoundScan Data Shows

    April 26, 2012 11:45 AM EDT The scene at Fords, New Jersey's Vintage Vinyl during Portugal. The Man's set on Record Store Day. (Photo: Jerry Rubino) Record Store Day produced explosive sales gains at indie stores, that helped the U.S. industry slightly outpace the ...

  2. Why Young Music Fans Buy Vinyl -- and the Apps That Can Help Them

    January 26, 2012 5:00 AM EST As someone who spends lots of time thinking about the future of music as an app phenomenon, it might surprise you that I do a lot of my listening on vinyl records. I'm not alone - reports abound of vinyl's surging sales numbers over the ...

  3. Jennifer Lopez Debuts New Fiat Commercial After Last Spot Called 'Decade's Worst' (Watch)

    October 10, 2011 1:41 PM EDT Jennifer Lopez is expanding her relationship with Fiat, after the Chrysler brand sponsored her "Papi" music video last month and featured clips in a widely-seen 30-second TV campaign. In a new 60-second TV commercial debuting today on br ...

  4. Radiohead Drive 55% Rise in U.K. Vinyl Sales

    July 27, 2011 7:03 PM EDT Vinyl album sales in the United Kingdom climbed by 55% in the first six months of 2011, according to new figures released by the Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA). From January to June this year, 168,296 albums were sold in the vinyl forma ...

  5. Record Store Day Releases: A Complete Guide

    April 14, 2011 2:03 PM EDT Record Store Day takes place Saturday, April 16. Below is a list of all titles being released in conjunction with -- and exclusively for -- Record Store Day in the U.S. Each entry has artist, title, label and format. Some entries also include the ...

  6. Australian Indie Rubber Halts CD Releases

    April 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Australian indie label Rubber Records is shelving its CDs for good. The Melbourne-based label, which in the past has released albums by the likes of Jet, 1200 Techniques, Underground Lovers and the Casanovas, will no longer sell CDs in traditional ...

  7. Analysis: Vinyl, Digital Sales Hit New High Marks

    November 11, 2009 12:00 AM EST Vinyl and single track download sales set new records last week, according to data from Nielsen SoundScan. The two events represent very different trends that were born from the rising popularity of digital music. As of November 8, four artists br ...

  8. German Vinyl Sales Slide

    December 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Vinyl record distributors are reporting declines of up to 60% in sales, a trend which is affecting dance music labels behind vinyl releases of house, techno and hip-hop. More and more DJs are using MP3s in their work rather than expensive vinyl re ...

  9. Vinyl Gets Vital: A Classic Format Makes A Comeback

    November 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST On a humid Friday night in October, three 19-year-olds crowd into a small New York University dorm room to listen to music. The room is typical: battered posters of Joy Division and Harry Nilsson taped to the walls, an unmade bed, no signs of food ...

  10. Harrods Rocks Off

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Harrods Rocks instore promotion, which was to include live performances from a host of U.K. and U.S. bands and a world-record-breaking attempt to play Deep Purple's "Smoke On The Water with 2,000 guitarists, has been cancelled after ...

  11. Carey Joins Pinko Ad Campaign

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST No stranger to the world of brand marketing, Mariah Carey now adds Italian fashion brand Pinko to her resume. The global superstar is the new spokesmodel for the London-inspired fashion house. Michelangelo Di Battista lensed the ad campaign, with ...

  12. UMGI's Digital Revival Program Hits 250K Sales

    October 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group International's program of digitalizing out-of-print European recordings is realizing encouraging results. Since the novel multi-year project was announced in February, consumers Universal Music Group International' ...

  13. Retail Track

    April 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As the music industry moves further into the digital era, major label veterans are wondering if record companies will make the same mistakes twice: Will the foibles of the physical word happen all ove As the music industry moves further into the d ...

  14. Retail Track

    April 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As the music industry moves further into the digital era, major label veterans are wondering if record companies will make the same mistakes twice: Will the foibles of the physical word happen all ove As the music industry moves further into the d ...

  15. Retail Track

    April 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As the music industry moves further into the digital era, major label veterans are wondering if record companies will make the same mistakes twice: Will the foibles of the physical word happen all ove As the music industry moves further into the d ...

  16. Studio Monitor

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST The strong presence of indie production companies and students at the Audio Engineering Society's 117th convention reflects high demand for recording gear. Read Christopher Walsh's column. The strong presence of indie production companie ...

  17. Global Music

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Independent record companies worldwide have long been recognized for discovering adventurous artists and cutting-edge sounds. In recent years, those creative strengths have yielded commercial power. Independent record companies worldwide have long ...