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  1. UK Vinyl Sales Hit Highest Level in a Decade, Daft Punk Leads 2013 Sales

    October 18, 2013 2:16 PM EDT Releases from Daft Punk, David Bowie and the Arctic Monkeys have boosted sales of vinyl LPs in the U.K. this year. Year to date, almost 550,000 records have been sold, the first time since 2003 that the half-million mark has been crossed in Brit ...

  2. Business Matters: Why Vinyl Ain't All That

    June 13, 2013 5:01 PM EDT The vinyl resurgence continues. Vinyl sales in the U.S. are up 33% through June 9th, according to Nielsen SoundScan, a blistering pace compared to the 15% gain through the same week in 2012 and the 18% gain in all of 2012. In short, consumer ...

  3. Daft Punk's 'Random Access Memories' Sells Whopping 19,000 Vinyl Copies in First Week -- at $39.98 List Price

    June 01, 2013 12:45 AM EDT The sizzling sales statistics on Daft Punk's "Random Access Memories " just keep on coming. "Random Access Memories" moved 19,000 vinyl LPs in its first week on sale -- accounting for 15% of all vinyl albums sold last ...

  4. Vinyl Mania

    October 08, 2012 6:10 AM EDT Leading reissue label Light in the Attic spreads the good word about vinyl at record stores nationwide. When Light in the Attic Records' Jon Treneff made a sales stop at the no-credit cards, vinyl-only Mississippi Records in Portland, Ore., ...

  5. Labels Like 2011's CD Numbers...Except The One On The Bottom Line

    December 08, 2011 8:35 AM EST Label executives may gnash their teeth about the razor-thin profit margins they derive from the $5 CD being sold in corrugated fixtures and at speed tables in Walmart and Best Buy. But they like the sales bump that this year's new popular con ...

  6. U.S. Music Sales Continue Upward Swing -- Up 1.6% Year to Date

    May 12, 2011 11:35 AM EDT Bucking a years-long trend of decline, U.S. music sales continued this year's upward swing , rising 1.6% through May 8, according to Billboard analysis of Nielsen SoundScan data. The gain is measured in track-equivalent albums (TEA), which co ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Business Matters: Even Obscure Titles Still Selling Mostly CDs and LPs

    March 02, 2011 12:25 PM EST Even Obscure Titles Still Selling Mostly CDs and LPs -- The digital shares of new releases rose in 2010, according to Nielsen SoundScan, but across all sales strata the numbers show physical formats are still vital. At the top of the list, new rel ...

  9. Is The iTunes LP Sinking?

    March 10, 2010 12:00 AM EST Has the iTunes LP performed sluggishly in its first few months on the market? GigaOm's Paul Bonanos took a hard look at the digital album format and found record label disappointment over sales so light they may not cover developer costs that ...

  10. The Indies

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Table of the Elements issues a limited-edition series of one-sided vinyl LPs of experimental music. Table of the Elements issues a limited-edition series of one-sided vinyl LPs of experimental music. News ...