Once upon a time there was a world in which vinyl records were the kings. You could find a record store on practically every corner of any street in any city. Every home had a turntable and usually the teenagers spent time with friends listening music in their bedrooms. In our days vinyl has come…

Robert Frank and the Rolling Stones, Annie Leibovitz and Cindy Lauper, Helmut Newton and INXS, Herb Ritts and Madonna, Weegee and George Michael, among others, lead the exhibition Total Records. Vinyl & photography (until March 11, 2018) at Fundación Foto Colectania (Barcelona, Spain). The exhibition shows a selection of covers of the most emblematic vinyl…

Lost Highway is the 1997 French-American neo-noir-horror mystery film written and directed by David Lynch. It stars Bill Pullman as a man convicted of murdering his wife (Patricia Arquette), after which he inexplicably morphs into a young mechanic and begins a new life. The film’s score was composed by Angelo Badalamenti, with additional music by…

You can pre order the album now in the The Sound of Vinyl website for 57,99 €. The release includes 3 CDs with previously unreleased songs and live performances. It also comes with a DVD with 5.1 Surround Mix and 24/96 Stereo Audio formats, and of course the vinyl version. Disc 1 – CD: Original…

Record Store Day once again brings us exclusive releases for the Black Friday. Paul McCartney, Gorillaz, Ryan Adams and U2 are among those. There are quite a few festive titles on the Official List, including two from Paul McCartney, always very supportive of Record Store Day and indie record stores, spreading some cheer with two…

Everyday we select for you three record stores from around the world. Our growing online community makes this possible. In this list you will find the best record stores in Amsterdam submitted by our friends. Explore it and tell us if you think there is any record store missing. Let us know in the comments. – Concerto…

Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner paid $250,000 in licensing fees to use the Beatles‘ Tomorrow Never Knows in the eighth episode of the fifth season of Mad Men, Lady Lazarus. Don Draper is told by his young wife Megan to play her copy of Revolver (1966), and is instructed to put on that song. The stodgy,…

Barenaked Ladies have released their fifteenth studio album, Fake Nudes. As Ed Robertson explains, the close collaboration that fueled the making of the album has everything to do with the band’s deep connection on an artistic and individual level. “It’s all about trust, and knowing that you can rely on the strengths of your bandmates,”…