CATEGORY: RETAIL & VINYL

Top 10 Merch Items With Highest Profit Margin

Performing live and monetizing your recorded music is only avenue of revenue for bands and artists. Merch sales also help cushion the income of...



Record Growth: Pressing Plants Invest In Vinyl

While streaming may be the dominant form of music consumption, it's no secret that vinyl is also seeing an impressive renaissance among music consumers,...


Why DIY Musicians Should Be Pressing Vinyl

Now at a 25-year sales high, vinyl's resurgence among music lovers is undeniable, and as the cost of record players continues to dip and...


Young Music Consumers Are Still Buying Music

While the common conception of young music consumers may be that they would never so much as a glance at a CD or pay...


Top 3 Sites For Independent Artists Who Want To Sell Merch

While artists may typically think of music sales as being their primary stream of revenue, merch sales can also be a fantastic way for...


The Billboard Charts: Can They Be Valid Without Including YouTube?

Tracking the position of a song or album was much easier for Billboard when such things were based strictly on sales, but in the...


Best Vinyl Services For Increasing An Artist’s Revenue

Although music streaming continues to take main stage as the dominant form of music consumption, the value of physical should not be discounted, with...


Albums And Why They Still Matter

With the rise of playlist culture, and the nature of music consumption changing so rapidly, many are questioning whether the conventional album is worthy...


Best Selling Artists Of All Time

From retail to streaming, being able to quantify the number of sales for an album or song has always been an important part measure...


Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ Accidentally Pressed w/ Punk Rock, + 8 Other Vinyl Mishaps

Nothing can ruin the normally serene moment of unwrapping a crisp new vinyl and placing it on your turntable than finding out you've come...