A-Trak and Nick "Catchdubs" Barat, DJs and founders of Brooklyn record label Fool's Gold, talk to 99U about their 10 years in the music business as friends and partners, their new brick-and-mortar retail store in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and why going out on a limb for something you love makes it all worth it – even if that thing never achieves critical acclaim.
Lana Del Rey's much-anticipated new album Lust For Life is set to arrive Friday, and security around the album has been tight; critics haven't even been able to hear it yet. But according to Reddit, a record store in Canada started selling the album early, and it leaked sometime last night. As NME points out,…
Vanessa Hudgens wears a Kendrick Lamar shirt while picking up some essentials at the grocery store on Saturday (July 15) in Studio City, Calif. The 28-year-old actress and So You Think You Can Dance recently recorded an episode for the No Limits with Rebecca Jarvis podcast and talked about her days working on the High [...]
Other Music was an iconic record store in Greenwich Village in NYC. It closed last year. This project is a documentary about an amazing place that no longer exists. I backed it this morning.
In a first, researchers converted a movie into a DNA sequence and inserted it into bacteria. They hope to someday use the technology to record cell behavior.
Cutting and pasting information into living DNA could theoretically safeguard complex records through a nuclear apocalypse
Police said they found a recording of the incident on the Manassas store’s surveillance camera.
With a record 8,640 retail stores expected to close in 2017, American malls are desperate to draw in customers as America’s retail apocalypse leaves them littered with empty store fronts. Now, some are experimenting with a model that...Show More Summary
by troy nelson Early releases from Shabazz Palaces, Macklemore, and Fleet Foxes. troy nelson Working at a record store in the early-to-mid 2000s gave me a firsthand look at how the internet was damaging small businesses. It also afforded...Show More Summary
by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue Tankard and Tun will be chock full of owner Charlie Finkel's collection of vintage tankards, but this here's one of their cute, logo-branded teku glasses. Pike Brewing Co. Tankard and Tun Opens This Friday Tankard and Tun, Pike Brewing Co's venture into the fine dining scene, makes its official debut this Friday. Show More Summary
British billionaire Richard Branson's prolific Virgin brand has spanned a broad range of businesses, including record stores, banks, phones, airlines and spaceships.
New York City's East Village is getting a new record store focusing exclusively on "rare and collectible contemporary vinyl and cassettes," BrooklynVegan reports. Limited To One, which will be located at 221 E. 10th Street between First and Second Avenues, is the brainchild of Kristian Sorge, who also helms the RecordNerdz podcast and Instagram and…
With record stores in NYC becoming more scarce, it good to hear that there are new ones opening, too. Limited to One is a new store set to open July 29 in the East Village... Continue reading…
From Notts TV: Nottingham’s very last classical record store has been forced to close after 30 years after struggling to compete with online competition. Classical CD, based on Goose Gate, Hockley, opened in 1987 but will close next month. Richard Gibson, founder of the shop, said it can’t cope with customers downloading music online. Richard, 74, […]
by Dave Segal When Manhattan record store Other Music closed up shop June 25, 2016, it shocked me and a lot of other people who still neurotically desire to own physical recordings rather than rely on streaming services and audio distribution platforms. Show More Summary
It's been a year since beloved downtown record store Other Music unplugged the stereo and closed its doors for good after 20 years. (You can see photos from the store's final day in business above.) Now, a new documentary on the history and legacy of the store has launched a Kickstarter—you can see the trailer for the doc below. [ more › ]
Last year, after two decades in operation, the beloved New York record store Other Music finally shut down. And now, the store is the subject of a new documentary, also called Other Music, that's being crowdfunded through Kickstarter. The movie features a ton of the people who worked at the store, as well as members…
by Kennett Werner It’s been a remarkably tough year for the retail sector. So far in 2017, retailers have set a record pace for bankruptcies and store closings. Household names are faring no better than small shops: J.C. Penney saidShow More Summary
I worked for a lot a years in a few record stores. I don't think there was ever once where the boss or (when I was a boss) a coworker did NOT play this song on the first day summer. As a matter of fact, it was the first thing I thought about today when I looked at my calendar. What are you listening to tonight?
fuboTV recently upgraded their Cloud DVR functionality for subscribers. In the latest upgrade of fuboTV, the legal streaming service now offers 10 DVR slots. Plus recordings can be stored for 10 days. Even if you forget to set a DVRShow More Summary