The Prince’s estate and Sony Music have inked an exclusive distribution agreement covering 35 essential previously released album titles from the Prince catalog. The Prince catalog covered under the new agreement will be distributed by Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music, with worldwide rights beginning immediately to 19 previously released album titles (originally released…

The first ever vinyl LP ever pressed, a performance of Felix Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in e minor by the Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of New York (1948), has been recreated to celebrate seven decades of the format, according to Belfast Telegraph. “The original master tapes and artwork from the 1948 release have been used in the…

Beyoncé and JAY-Z’s new album Everything Is Love is out now on Spotify premium, Apple Music, and other streaming services. Everything Is Love, the nine-track joint release, appeared initially only on the streaming service Tidal — owned in part by Jay-Z and Beyoncé — at around 5:30 p.m. on Saturday. Accompanying the album was an…

Moby will sell his entire record collection to raise money for the anti-animal cruelty charity Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. The sale begins this Thursday, June 14th at Reverb LP’s site dedicated to Moby’s collection. Moby’s shop is robust, featuring over 1,000 records, including Moby’s personal copies of just about every record he’s ever made…

Months of speculation come to an end. Interpol have confirmed new album, One of the most critically acclaimed bands of this generation will release their sixth album, Marauder, August 24th on Matador Records. Listen Marauder’s first single, The Rover: Tracklist 1. If You Really Love Nothing 2. The Rover 3. Complications 4. Flight of Fancy…

Kanye West’s new album ‘Ye’ will be released on vinyl in August. The 7-track effort features guest appearances from artists including Young Thug, Jeremih, John Legend, Kid Cudi, Willow Smith and Nicki Minaj. The album was played to the public for the first time at a listening session in Jackson Hole with the whole event…

A lost album of John Coltrane originals recorded on 6 March 1963, at the Van Gelder studios in New Jersey, has been discovered. Two compositions on the LP, Untitled Original 11383 and Untitled Original 11386, have never before been heard. The album, out June 29 as Both Directions at Once: the Lost Album, had long…

Billy Corgan, James Iha, and Jimmy Chamberlin, Smashing Pumpkins, have delivered Solara, their first song together since 2000. The band’s fourth founding member, bassist D’arcy Wretzky, is not involved. The first recording in over 18 years was recorded in Malibu, CA at Shangri La Studios with producer Rick Rubin and longtime Smashing Pumpkins guitarist Jeff…

“I’m hunting for something – I want experiences, I want agency, I want sexual freedom, I want intimacy, I want to feel strong, I want to feel protected and I want to find something beautiful in all the mess. I want to go beyond gender. I don’t want to have to chose between the male…