Mondo Releasing Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Soundtrack on Vinyl

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy from Square Enix and Eidos-Montreal is officially getting the Mondo vinyl soundtrack treatment. The original songs from the in-game Star-Lord band, co-composed by Steve Sczepkowski and Yohann Boudreault, as well as the original score by Richard Jacques will be available as a 2XLP with the fictional band's songs on the first disc and selections from the score on the second disc. Pre-orders for the soundtrack from Mondo are set to begin on October 27th at 1PM ET/10AM PT for $35.
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Mac Miller's 'Faces' Makes Record-Breaking Vinyl Debut

Mac Miller’s fan-favorite Faces mixtape debuts across multiple Billboard album charts (dated Oct. 30), including at No. 3 on Top Album Sales and at No. 1 on Vinyl Albums, following its commercial release on Oct. 15. The mixtape was initially released for free in 2014 but wasn’t commercially issued or distributed to streaming services until Oct. 15, 2021.
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Steve Earle touring with Emmylou Harris, reissuing albums on colored vinyl

Steve Earle & The Dukes have a few live dates this month as part of the 2021 edition of The Lantern Tour which raises money for Women’s Refugee Commission and "brings together art and advocacy to stand with migrant and refugee women, children, and youth around the world." The three-date series also features Emmylou Harris, Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams, Amy Helm, Gaby Moreno, and Thao, and has stops in the DC area on 10/28, Munhall, PA on 10/29 and Collingswood, NJ on 10/30. All dates are listed below.

Vintage Drum Samples releases Authentic Vinyl Drums 7: Disco Drums

Vintage Drum Samples has announced the release of Authentic Vinyl Drums 7: Disco Drums, a new collection of authentic sounding 70s disco vinyl drums. If you like the unmistakable and (very) cool sounding vinyl drums of the good old days, you will enjoy our “VINYL DRUMS Vol. 7”. Inspired by...

Seinfeld George Pop! Vinyl Figure

Experience our groundbreaking package inspection process. Perfect items, best packaging, no extra charge!. Relive the quirky misadventures of Jerry Seinfeld and his eccentric friends from the hit comedy series Seinfeld! This Seinfeld George Pop! Vinyl Figure measures approximately 3 3/4-inches tall. Comes packages in a window display box. Ages 3 and up.

Mondo Music Brings You ‘Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy’ Game Soundtrack On Double Vinyl

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy video game is released tomorrow, Tuesday 26th October, and with it comes the official soundtrack from Mondo Music and Hollywood Records. “Disc One is the debut album by the (fictional) eighties underground heavy metal act, Star-Lord Band. Co-Composed by Steve Sczepkowski and Yohann Boudreault, the songs of Star-Lord Band have an origin story all their own: in the game’s narrative, Peter Quill takes the name “Star-Lord” from his favorite band of the same name. Music being such an important part of the Guardians universe, it wasn’t enough just to talk about this band, so an entire album was created for the game.

Neither 8-tracks nor CDs nor virus can scratch vinyl market

The technology has been around since 1878, when Thomas Edison opened his Edison Speaking Phonograph Co. and gave birth to the first 78 rpm gramophone records. By the 1940s, vinyl records were the medium of choice. In the 1970s, 8-track tapes and cassettes put a dent in vinyl sales, and compact discs did the same in the 1980s. The pandemic did in lots of products, but vinyl records survive.

Vinyl craze leads to supply squeeze

Vinyl records are hot again — outselling CDs in 2020. But there aren't enough manufacturers to fill the demand. The big picture: Orders are delayed weeks or months, and artists are having to set release dates several months in advance to allow time for the newly popular vinyls to be made.

Squid Game gets the Pop! Vinyl treatment from Funko

Funko has unveiled a wave of Pop! Vinyl figures for Netflix’s hit Korean drama series Squid Game which includes Player 456 – Seong Gi-hun, Player 218 – Cho Sang-woo, Player 001 Oh Il-nam, Player 067 – Kang Sae-byeok, Player 199 – Ali, a Masked worker, and a Masked Soldier; check them out here…
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Largest West Coast Vinyl Distributor Hard-Pressed to Meet Demand

Once the relic of a bygone era, vinyl records have made a roaring comeback. U.S. revenues from physical records hit $620 million in 2020 and are on track to exceed that by 94% this year with $467 million in sales in the first half of 2021, according to data from the Recording Industry Association of America.