Rare & Vintage Vinyl & CDs

Dick’s Pick’s: The cosmic, noise-pop brilliance of Pinkshinyultrablast’s debut album, Everything Else Matters

While Dick usually likes to be buried in records pre-1990 at the latest, this week’s entry is one of those rare exceptions where something moderately new has caught his eagle eye; the blissed-out noise of Russian shoegaze band, Pinkshinyultrablast. How on earth did you find out about this one, Dick? […read more…]

Music News

On This Day in 1957…

On September 24, 1957 exactly 60 years ago to the day, Elvis Presley released one of his most well-known tracks, Jailhouse Rock. It was written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, and released as a single by RCA Victor, and would be prominently featured as part of Presley’s third movie […read more…]

Record Collecting News

Is the album dead?

A recent article by TooFab suggests that the album format as dead, and industry insiders seem to agree. “I just don’t think consumers care about the album anymore,” Evan Lipschutz, vice president of A&R at Warner/Chappell Music, told the magazine.. “I think [artists] are making visual albums when they want […read more…]