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Diggin' Sydney is your guide to Sydney's new and secondhand vinyl record retailers. From Town Hall to Katoomba!
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Posted By admin on April 19th, 2013

A guide to Sydney’s indie record stores by Sydney’s indie record stores. You can download the map, complete with walking tour route suggestions, or find printed versions in all the listed stores and surrounding shops and cafes. Of course, the experience doesn’t  just stop at the boundaries of our map, so use this guide as a place to start and then keep hunting off the beaten path, because that’s where all the action happens.

 

Archive for May, 2017

Hunger for vinyl means a chronic shortage of pressing machines

Posted By admin on May 23rd, 2017

FOR young hipsters and middle-aged sentimentalists alike, the resurgence of vinyl is cause for celebration. Since 2010 sales of vinyl records in America have tripled. Britain’s vinyl industry saw its biggest gains for 25 years in 2016. Big supermarkets are extending the amount of space that they allocate to the discs and even the turntables that twirl them have found a place on Amazon’s best-seller lists.

http://www.economist.com/news/business/21722232-only-two-firms-still-make-lacquer-discs-used-mastering-hunger-vinyl-means-chronic?frsc=dg%7Ce

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MP WHAT?

Posted By admin on May 13th, 2017

 

Vinyl kills the MP3 industry. So goes the saying plastered to every second record shop wall, printed on slipmats and t-shirts (you probably shouldn’t wear).

While we concede that vinyl hasn’t been the only nail in the coffin of the compressed, the news that the creators of the MP3 have written off their own format where wax has endured still piqued our interest.

The MP3 is now officially dead, according to the people who created it

RSD 2017 Was Da Bomb!

Posted By admin on May 6th, 2017

Record Store Day 2017 saw the 10th anniversary of the event, which highlights the importance of record vendors in a notoriously competitive industry. This year’s sales prove an exceptional increase on previous years – sales at independent stores boosted 194 percent over the previous week, marking the biggest weekly gain since RSD’s inception. Link

 

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