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Record Store Day launches 2023 edition of RSD Unsigned
2Funky Arts to research cultural impact of black music record stores
HMV to reopen original Oxford Street shop, four years after shutting it down
One Liners: Wise Music, ERA, Angel Olsen, The Great Escape, more
UK music retail revenues up 3% in 2022, with entertainment at large growing 6.9%
One Liners: Lana Del Rey, Spinefarm, SBTRKT, more
HMV launches 1921 Records, signs India Arkin
Setlist: Vinyl is now more popular than Playstation games
Vinyl overtakes Playstation games, DVDs and CDs as UK’s second best-selling physical entertainment format
One Liners: Arctic Monkeys, Bandcamp, Yungblud, more
Audiophile label sued over misleading statements regarding its mastering process
Setlist: Bandcamp bought by Fortnite maker Epic Games
Epic Games buys Bandcamp
ERA publishes positive stats galore about streaming, but says industry needs to be
Taylor Swift named Record Store Day ambassador
One Liners: Foo Fighters, Tesco, Adele, more
Streaming and vinyl help music industry to increase share of entertainment revenues in 2021
US record industry scores 27% growth in first half of 2021
One Liners: Blackpink, Finneas, Love Record Stores, more
HMV planning to open ten new shops, including new London flagship store
Ed Sheeran to play HMV centenary show for 700 fans at new Coventry venue
Setlist: Let's fix streaming by taxing the superstars
Sainsbury's confirms it is phasing out CDs and DVDs from its stores
Independent music now makes up more than a quarter of all UK music consumption
Vinyl buyers are now younger and more diverse, record shop owners report ahead of Record Store Day
Rough Trade confirms its New York store is moving to the Rockefeller Center
Record Store Day video series goes Behind The Counter at more UK record shops
HMV boss upbeat as high street re-opens in England and Wales
One Liners: ERA, Roddy Ricch, Daði Freyr, more
Love Record Stores announces second annual record storing loving event