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A new 50,000 sq ft pressing plant is set to open in Virginia

Furnace Record Pressing has announced it will be opening a new plant in Fairfax, Virginia, capable of producing around 9 million records per year.

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A Roy Orbison Hologram Will Tour The UK In 2018

As part of a growing wave of 3D-projected posthumous performance projects (including the likes of Michael Jackson and Tupac Shakur), Roy Orbison will tour the UK next year, in holographic form, backed by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra.

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DJ Shadow To Sell Records From His Personal Collection

Crate-digging hip-hop producer DJ Shadow will sell more records from his private collection this November, at his Second Annual DJ Shadow Storage Sale in Los Angeles.

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The Smithsonian Institute Announces new 300-page ‘Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap’

The Smithsonian Institute is preparing to release the Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap, a new collection of text, music and visuals celebrating the genre’s vast cultural heritage.

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The British Library’s Season of Sound

The British Library’s exhibition reveals the significance of sound since the phonograph was invented in 1877 and it’s importance in our lives.

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Rocky Mountain Audio Fest Album Blogs: Marvin Gaye ‘What’s Going On’

The final album we will be featuring at this years Audio Fest is one of the best albums of all time. Period.

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Seven of Fela Kuti’s Albums Reissued in Erykah Badu Curated Box-Set

Seven of Fela Kuti’s albums will be remastered and reissued as part of a special boxset curated by non other than Erykah Badu.

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Rocky Mountain Audio Fest Album Blogs: Jeff Buckley ‘Grace’

Our next album to be featured at Rocky Mountain Audio Fest is an album that at the time wasn’t met with much commercial commotion at the time, but has gone on to be come a classic.

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My Bloody Valentine will reissue ‘Isn’t Anything’ and ‘Loveless’

The two albums – released in 1988 and 1991, respectively – were originally released on the Alan McGhee helmed Creation records.

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Vinyl sales continue to rise as nearly ten million albums are sold this year

Publishing their third quarterly report, Nielsen Music have presented their latest sales figures diagnosing the health of the music economy over the past nine months.

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