Industry

Professionals talk about future of vinyl

Reps from Third Man Records, Audio-Technica, Henry Rollins and more speak about the future of a once-dying format Late last year, Discogs spoke with industry experts, collectors and enthusiasts from around the world about the future of the vinyl format.…

Rolling Stone magazine for sale

Rolling Stone Magazine

The company is exploring sale options Rolling Stone, the number one brand in music publishing, is up for sale. Owner Wenner Media has announced that it has initiated a process to explore strategic options for its majority interest in the…

Big Machine, John Varvatos announce new partnership

Scott Borchetta & John Varvatos

Big Machine Label Group President/CEO Scott Borchetta and fashion designer John Varvatos have announced an exciting new joint venture that pairs the world’s No. 1 independent record label with the renowned American fashion designer. The venture allows the two edgy…

TIDAL available in 2018 Mercedes-Benz vehicles

Purchasers will receive a complimentary 12 month membership Mercedes-Benz and global music and entertainment platform, TIDAL, have announced a long-term partnership – in the next few months, Mercedes-Benz customers that have connected their car to the Mercedes me Portal will…

Discogs shares physical music sales uprise

Discogs

HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE DISCOGS (15% GROWTH) VERSUS NIELSEN (17% DECLINE) On July 31st, Discogs, the world’s largest music database in the world, shares the Mid-Year Marketplace Analysis & Database Highlights emphasizing physical format sales of both catalog and new releases, across…