Peter Dobrin reports: ….It seems impossible, but with the closing of F.Y.E., Center City may be without a brick-and-mortar store selling new classical releases for the first time since the dawn of the recording era. F.Y.E. put considerable care into its classical department, and for years after it took over from Tower in 2007, the […]
The days of insane growth may be over for Pokémon Go (and frankly, it's hard to imagine any app sustaining growth at that rate), but the mobile augmented reality game is still the fastest-growing ever, by a large margin. App store optimization...Show More Summary
At least in until new content and trading arrives. The popularity of Pokemon Go during its debut week was unprecedented. Within three days of release, in the US alone, it had more active users than Twitter, topped the App Store, the Google Play charts and raked in millions of dollars. Apple even confirmed recently to Polygon it was downloaded […]
The Pokemon Go phenomenon has swept the nation at a record pace since its release on July 6. In just a matter of days the app has moved to the top of the iOS App Store's chart, and we've seen droves of people gathering in common places...Show More Summary
Herewith, one man’s idiosyncratic anecdotes about the people, places and things that made a few record stores what they uniquely were to him, during another time in New York City.When it comes to self-medication by vinyl therapy, every...Show More Summary
Three cheers for art house cinemas! Following in the footsteps of Record Store Day and Free Comic Book Day, an annual event will be taking place this September called "Art House Theater Day". This special celebration of art house / independent cinemas will take place on September 24th, and this will be the inaugural year. Show More Summary
The East 4th Street record store Other Music unplugged the stereo and closed its doors for good this month, ending a 20 year run as one of Manhattan's most eclectic and beloved hubs of music. The store's final day of business—last Saturday—drew a massive crowd of customers hoping to pick up a few records and say goodbye. Show More Summary
Chinese App Store users and developers will soon have to submit to upcoming Chinese regulations that dictates both app stores and providers must maintain a record of user activity for 60 days. Via: Apple Insider Source: Bloomberg
The government of China has imposed some new rules on mobile app stores, including the one that is owned and run by Apple. Among other things, the new regulations require app stores to keep a log of user activity for at least 60 days. Bloomberg...Show More Summary
You may remember that The Charlatans' Tim Burgess collaborated with Arthur Russell/Love of Life Orchestra‘s Peter Gordon on a cover of Russell's "I Couldn’t Say it to Your Face" for a Record Store Day 7" in 2014. They've now made an LP together. Continue reading…
Protestors Gathered In Response To An Attack At An Istanbul Record Store The Day Before.
Today, Radiohead held their worldwide streaming event for A Moon Shaped Pool at record stores across the globe. Upon announcing it, the band said the event “features an exclusive day long audio stream from the band, competitions, instructional...Show More Summary
by Dave Segal The special rich-person version of A Moon Shaped Pool, which contains 32 pages of artwork, two LPs, two CDs, MP3s or WAVs, and a Thom Yorke eyelash. On June 17—the day their ninth album, A Moon Shaped Pool, comes out—the...Show More Summary
Last week, Radiohead announced a worldwide streaming event for their new album A Moon Shaped Pool. It takes place this Friday, June 17 at record stores across the globe, and “features an exclusive day long audio stream from the band,...Show More Summary
Radiohead have announced a "unique" event to take place on Friday, June 17th, the same day their new album A Moon Shaped Pool arrives on Spotify. Dubbed Live From a Moon Shaped Pool, the event will take place at record stores globally. The band released information on a site dedicated to their new...
"An exclusive day long audio stream from the band, competitions, instructional artworks, and more."
After 20 years of serving the community, cherished NYC record store Other Music is closing its doors on 6/25. But that won’t quite be the end — just three days later, on 6/28, they’re throwing a big blowout farewell party at the Bowery Ballroom, featuring a stacked lineup of performers including Yo La Tengo, Julianna […]
Americana music is hard to define until you visit Nashville. There, an audience not vested in corporate country, has embraced artists as diverse as Jason Isbell, Lumineers, Darlingside and Ben Folds collectively known as Americana. _______________________________________________ The Americana Music Association and Record Store Day have announced a partnership to create...
Record Store Day always offers great limited edition Americana/folk/country/Bluegrass as well as other genres, but now it seems that June is all about the twang. The good folks at Nashville-based Americana Music Association and Record Store Day have joined forces to make June AMERICANA MUSIC MONTH. More than 100 independent record stores are participating throughout […]
Record Store Day has been massive success over the past few years, with 2016 being no exception. There is some concern within the industry, however, that this particular commercial phenomenon may have peaked. __________________________________________ By Bobby Owsinski on Music 3.0 Since 2008, Record Store Day every April has been a...