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Amazon extends its AutoRip feature to vinyl sales

Amazon started offering its AutoRip feature for CDs in January, adding digital versions of CD albums bought by customers from its site to their cloud libraries.
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Amoeba Music starts selling ‘digitized vinyl’ online

Yes, "digitized vinyl" is really A Thing, courtesy of US music retailer Amoeba Music. It has launched a section on its website called Vinyl Vaults, selling rare and deleted vinyl cuts as digital files in a range of formats.
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The Echo Nest adds Discogs to Rosetta Stone

US music technology firm The Echo Nest has a new partner for its Rosetta Stone database: discographies website Discogs.
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Universal Music teams with Pretty Green for pop-up vinyl stores

The hot new thing is using a smartphone app to scan vinyl covers displayed in the windows of clothing shops, in order to purchase the LP on the phone and have it sent via snail mail to your house.
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Ash announce A-Z Series downloads”n”vinyl releases

Starting this September, indie band Ash will release a song every two weeks, working their way through every letter of the alphabet in turn.
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The Kids are alright (with MP3 sound quality)

It's quite common for artists to grouch about the sound quality of MP3s and the evils of compression, usually following up with a diatribe about the good old days of vinyl.
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Van Morrison to whip catalogue off iTunes

Van Morrison being grumpy about something new-fangled? Surely not! But yes, it's true: Van isn't a fan of download culture judging by an interview with Time magazine, in which he says he is "not a download artist", since...