30 september 2019
Vinyl Record Industry News Digest №11 By Tatiana Tivlyukova

Why Vinyl, Books and Magazines Will Never Go Away

- Streamed music and digital images have driven the comeback of vinyl and printed photos

- The Best Gear for Vinyl Lovers

- The most valuable vinyl records on the resale market, including a rare and 'evil' Prince album that sold for $27,500

- Step back in time: LPs to outstrip CDs for first time in 33 (and 1/3) years

- Record Store Day is now trying to popularize a niche vinyl format with new releases for the ‘RSD3 Mini Turntable’

- How to care for your vinyl collection

5 august 2019
Vinyl Record Industry News Digest №10 By Tatiana Tivlyukova

- Making Vinyl conference moving from Detroit to Hollywood

- Return of vinyl: Missoula record stores see resurgence in sales

- Bluetooth turntable perfect for vinyl lovers and newcomers alikel

- Back in the groove: Why we're falling in love with vinyl all over again

27 july 2019
For the bastards of Vinyl Pressing Plants By Vladimir Uspenskii

Our mission on vinyl-pressing-plants.com is to make internet more honest.

We ask all newcomers to send us a photo of their pressing machine with a sign "For the bastards of vinyl-pressing-plants.com". So you could know is this record manufacturer a real pressing plant or only a reseller. We are very glad that mostly it's welcomed with humor!

(find images inside)

15 july 2019
Vinyl Record Industry News Digest №9 By Tatiana Tivlyukova

- Auckland pair fire up New Zealand's only vinyl press

- Dublin Vinyl looking to raise up to €400,000 via crowdfunding

- The Timelessness of Vinyl

- Vinny's Vinyl Record Shop is one of Lockport's newest businesses

5 july 2019
Vinyl Record Industry News Digest №8 By Tatiana Tivlyukova

- New vinyl pressing plant will be an immersive food, music and cocktail experience

- Musicians, listeners embrace the rebirth of vinyl records

- Vinyl records, like zombies, refuse to die

- Radio Rhema vinyl collection sells for $5001

15 june 2019
Vinyl Record Industry News Digest №7 By Tatiana Tivlyukova

- Vinyl industry launches ambitious initiative to grow sustainability efforts

- Ireland-based record pressing plant Dublin Vinyl has launched a direct-to-fan service for independent labels & artists

- Learning to Listen, in a Los Angeles Cafe Built for Vinyl

- How to Digitize Vinyl Records Without a Record Player

5 june 2019
Vinyl Record Industry News Digest №6 By Tatiana Tivlyukova

- How does a vinyl record make a sound?

- The Vinyl Frontier: The Time NASA Shot a Record into Outer Space

- Garth Brooks Surpasses 1 Million ‘Legacy Collection’ Vinyl Pre-Orders — Setting Up the Biggest Vinyl Sales Week Yet

- Counterfeit crackdown as vinyl revival rekindles bootlegging

2 may 2019
Vinyl Record Industry News Digest №5 By Tatiana Tivlyukova

- Music streaming services can’t kill vinyl records

- How to care for your precious vinyl records​​​​​​​

- 3 Top Vinyl Record Shops In Denver

17 april 2019
Vinyl Record Industry News Digest №4 By Tatiana Tivlyukova

- Leeds firm experiencing 'vinyl boom' with 500% increase in sales over past two years

- A brief history of the turntable and vinyl records

- Record Store Day: How a vinyl record is cut at Abbey Road Studios

- This Vinyl-Inspired Watch Is the Perfect Everyday Timepiece for Music Fans

- Ottawa man donates his collection of 12,000 vinyl records to library

- A history of the strangest vinyl records ever made

31 march 2019
Vinyl Record Industry News Digest №3 By Tatiana Tivlyukova

- Vinyl makes more revenue for the British music industry than youtube

- Swedish artists fizzy tablets join vinyl renaissance

- Largest vinyl record sale in the U.S. happening in Austin again this May

- An Irishman’s Diary on smuggling vinyl

- Silent Meditation on vinyl 


18 march 2019
Vinyl Record Industry News Digest №2 By Tatiana Tivlyukova

- Most valuable vinyl records in the UK last year – do you have one worth £2,000 in your collection?

- Play Vinyl Records Anywhere with the World's Smallest Wireless Record Player

- How the 45 RPM Single Changed Music Forever

- More people bought physical CDs and vinyl than songs on iTunes last year

- Northside's Shake It Records celebrates 20 years of spinning vinyl

- Tower Records to open vinyl-only shop inside flagship Tokyo store

28 february 2019
Vinyl Record Industry News Digest №1 By Tatiana Tivlyukova

- What’s causing vinyl sales to keep going up…and up 

- Record Radar is a new service that finds vinyl from your Spotify playlists

Drop the needle, vinyl record pressing returns to Vancouver

Historic CD and vinyl shop The Music inn celebrates its 100th anniversary

- Porsche Made Vinyl Records From the Tires of Le Mans-Winning 919 Hybrid, Because Why Not 

7 january 2019
07 questions about vinyl manufacturing - Deepgrooves Vinyl Pressing Plant By Chris Roorda

«Our Deepgrooves pressing plant is situated in an old prison which looks like a castle with a huge square in front of us. We do have a very transparent place so people can always visit us and are welcome to see a part of the process» - Chris Roorda, CEO of Deepgrooves Vinyl Pressing Plant.

2 july 2018
07 questions about vinyl manufacturing - WMFono By Rad Klemczak

«People often say that "vinyl is back", I always explain that it never went away. There was a brief period around 2007-2009 where it certainly seemed to have disappeared, but companies such as GZ Media, MPO and Music Industries continued on and helped the format to continue on. We ought to be very thankful to these people for not giving up!» - Rad Klemczak, CEO of WMFono.

20 june 2018
Making Vinyl Detroit 2018 By Sabine Schmidt

It’s on: 'Making Vinyl' the largest B2B Conference will be held again in Detroit, Oct. 1-2, 2018!

Celebrating the rebirth of the global vinyl manufacturing business.

12 june 2018
Top 10 rules for success in the vinyl record manufacturing industry By Vladimir Uspenskii

How to open a vinyl pressing plant or a cutting service? What you should (or should not) do?

Here are the top 10 rules to becoming a successful record manufacturer.


14 may 2018
07 questions about vinyl manufacturing - Phonopress By Phil Rizzi

We normally spend at work from 12 to 14 hours a day, families are used to that and sometimes they visit us in the factory, children play and help us.

22 march 2018
07 questions about vinyl manufacturing - Vinilificio By Cristian Adamo

In 13 years I can say that vinyl record customers are almost all crazy. The normal ones are really a small part.

14 march 2018
From Russia with love By Anastasia Kuzmina

The story started in the beginning of 2010s. Our first samples were awful: the quality was bad and awry. There were no instructions, so a lot of time was spent on education and to get everything looks okay.

8 march 2018
Pictures from The Vinyl Factory By Julian Higgs

Late in 2016 I found myself invited to The Vinyl Factory in a professional role, not to photograph but to assist and advise on an engineering issue, however once inside it quickly became apparent that I had to document and photograph the process.