Making Vinyl conference reflects existing and new pressing plants, as well as record labels and indie retailers.
Third Man Records’ Ben Blackwell was kind enough to answer some quick questions about the popular record label/store’s history and current goings-on.
Only 5,000 copies will be made of the 24-by-36-inch poster, which is printed on heavy paper and will be gratis at fully participating record stores in the U.S.
Jack White’s first solo effort, “Blunderbuss,” shows just how far White has come since The White Stripes first sizzled ears in 1999.
Jazz records take honors for most dominant genre on this week’s countdown. As far as format is concerned, it’s a collector’s paradise. We’ve got the usual LPs and 45s, plus a rare 1960s acetate, a modern test pressing and a set of glow-in-the-dark vinyl 7-inch records you’ve got to see to believe.
Controversy erupted when Jack White’s Third Man Records placed five limited-edition White Stripes LPs on eBay and let auction bidding determine sale prices.
This week, the classical master, Bach, is the meat in a Fab Four record auction sandwich.
MySpace continues to bring neat things in the music space, like the band The Dead Weather premiering their new album, “Sea of Cowards,” tonight at 6pm EST.
Don’t ever accuse Wanda Jackson of resting on her laurels or living in the past.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member (and contemporary of Elvis Presley) took time during her South by Southwest showcase Wednesday night to perform new material alongside her classics as well as say a few kind words about producer Jack White.