The Vinyl Booms Shows No Signs Of Slowing Down

shockwebpic_nytvinylrevivalAs The New York Times highlights in this recent feature, the vinyl boom shows no signs of slowing down. Watch the Independent Record Pressing company, a New Jersey based operation discuss the challenges manufacturing vinyl and of keeping their old equipment running in order to meet the increasing demand.

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Jack White’s Upcoming Ultra LP Is Tricked Out Vinyl

shockleewebpic_jackwhitelazarettolpJack White just set a record for the world’s fastest released record; recorded and released in 3 hours, 55 minutes and 21 seconds this past Record Store Day. Now Jack has announced an ‘Ultra LP’ for his upcoming release Lazaretto, a 12″ vinyl packed with a bunch of innovative bells and whistles that collectors will be sure to love.

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► Pinch – Cold Mix II

shockleewebpic_pinchcoldmix2Cold Recordings Label boss Pinch steps up with a brand new mix packed full of acetate, exclusive Cold recordings dubplates and other unreleased material.

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Record Store Day Is Saturday April 19th Worldwide

shockleewebpic_rsd2014Record Store Day is coming soon so make your plans to visit a shop near you on Saturday, April 19th and pickup some music. The organizers have released a full listing of special releases in support of the day and have even appointed Chuck D. as the official Record Store Day Ambassador.

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Project Bootleg Wants You To Dance On Their Empty Vinyls

shockleewebpic_projectbootlegWhat if you could listen to what a club crowd stamping their feet and dancing on the floor all night sounds like? Well luckily for you, someone beat you to it.

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Parsec: New Spectral Synthesizer By Propellerhead

shockleewebpic_parsecpropellerhead Take a look and listen at Propellerhead’s latest release the Parsec Spectral synth, a nice addition to the Reason rack especially for those interested in sound sculpting and designing.

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► Deadly Dragon’s Spooky Halloween Mix

shockleewebpic_deadlydragonspookymixJust in time for the halloween season and courtesy of the Deadly Dragon Sound crew here’s a likkle mix of the creepier, spookier and goofier side of the reggaematic experience mixed live and direct.

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► The New Pinch Cold Mix: So Hot…It’s Cold

shockleewebpic_pinchcoldmix4_13Here comes Pinch with another hot mix filled with un ID’d bangers. The Tectonic Recordings chief has announced the forming of his new endeavor, Cold Recordings, a strictly vinyl imprint. The mix is filled with forthcoming Cold releases, there is no tracklist but it’s clear Pinch continues to rep the game and city of Bristol proper.

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The Crate Diggers Series Celebrates J Dilla’s Life, Work & Vinyl Collection

shockleewebpic_jdillarecordcollectionThe Crate Diggers series by Fuse explores the late J Dilla’s vinyl collection. Producer and rapper J. Dilla was best known as a member of Slum Village, the Soulquarians and for his work with Talib Kweli, Common, Erykah Badu, Questlove, Madlib and countless others.

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Propellerhead Announces Reason 7 & Reason Essentials 2

shockleewebpic_propellerheadreason7Reason fans, Propellerhead has something special for you too this month, Reason 7 and Reason Essentials 2 has just been announced.

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