Vinyl

The joy of physical movies, albums and games

Although streaming has become more and more common due to its convenience, there’s no denying the true joy in a physical release. For music, film or game fans, it’s a special way to commemorate something you love dearly! We’ve considered some of the best things about physical media and compiled …

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Album Covers

The best vinyl artwork of the past 5 years

Vinyl is well and truly back. Over 3 million records were sold in 2016, a 25 year high. There are plenty of reasons for vinyl’s big comeback: the sound quality, the collectible nature of records, the limited edition releases. And then there’s the artwork. Buying vinyl allows music lovers to …

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The Doors & Forever Changes

Vinyl Respin: Get 10% off The Doors and Forever Changes!

Each week, we respin a pair of classic records and offer you an amazing 10% off both of them. This week, we’re going back to the Summer of Love with two classic records celebrating their 50th birthday this year: The Doors’ self-titled debut and Love’s Forever Changes. In 1967, the …

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Vinyl Respin: American Idiot and Blood Sugar Sex Magik

Every week, we respin some of our favourite records, share a little bit about them and knock 10% off the price of them when you use the code RESPIN10 on the musicMagpie Store! With America dominating the headlines at the moment, this week’s Respin focuses on two iconic American rock …

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Vinyl

So, you’re thinking of starting a vinyl collection?

Vinyl has had a big resurgence in recent years. It’s currently the fastest growing music format, with 2.1 million records sold last year. Naturally, you might be tempted to find out what all the fuss is about. Here are a few things you need to know before you do… via …

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Vinyl

Why is vinyl popular again?

A few years ago, the only people who listened to vinyl were audiophiles, hipsters and grannies who hadn’t realised Engelbert Humperdinck’s albums were available on CD too. Now, everyone’s listening to it. After hitting an all time low in 2007, 2.1 million records were sold in 2015. Last year’s biggest …

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