Storm Thorgerson (28 February 1944 – 18 April 2013) was “the best album designer in the world” according to the writer Douglas Adams and the British graphic designer behind some of the most memorable album covers of all time, including Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon. The designer also created artwork for bands…

The first “High Definition vinyl” could be in stores next year, launched by the austrian-based startup Rebeat Innovation, which has received $4.8 million in funding for the initiative. “By summer 2019 we shall see the first HD vinyls in the stores,” founder and CEO Günter Loibl told Pitchfork. In 2016, a European patent filing described…

The world’s largest record fair is here again. This Saturday and Sunday the 49th Mega Record & CD Fair will take place at the Jaarbeurs Utrecht, the Netherlands. This edition of the biannual show will highlight in particular the history of Disco. Over 500 exhibitors from all over the globe will display the collected history…

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 Chicago submitted by our friends. Explore it and tell us if you think there is any record store missing. Let us know in the comments. – Dusty…

Stephen King’s IT Original Soundtrack from the 1990 Television Motion Picture is being released this Tuesday, April 10th, via Waxwork. The deluxe triple LP package featuring, for the first time, the complete score by Richard Bellis pressed to 180 gram Red, Blue, and Yellow “Balloon” colored vinyl, new Stephen King approved artwork by Matt Tobin,…

Disney is developing a gender-flipped television adaptation of Nick Hornby’s 1995 novel High Fidelity for its upcoming streaming services. Unlike the original film (2000) starring John Cusack as a record-store owner, the new series will star a female lead, according to Deadline. The project comes from writers Veronica West and Sarah Kucserka (Bull, Ugly Betty) and…

Yes! Today is the day. Eels, the Mark Oliver Everett-fronted band, have released its first new record in four years: The Deconstruction (via E Works/PIAS). The Deconstruction was recorded with longtime collaborators Koool G Murder, P-Boo, the Deconstruction Orchestra and Choir, and was produced by Everett with some production by Mickey Petralia (who worked on…

My my At Waterloo Napoleon did surrender Oh yeah And I have met my destiny in quite a similar way The history book on the shelf Is always repeating itself Waterloo I was defeated, you won the war Waterloo promise to love you for ever more Waterloo couldn’t escape if I wanted to Waterloo knowing…