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What's In The Box? The Beatles Stereo Box SetNeed a last minute gift for the rock'n'roll fan in your life? Or do you just need to figure out what to spend that awesome gift card on? We're here to help, with rundowns of this year's best box sets.
Mighty John's 12 Most Collectible Vinyl Christmas RecordsIf you're looking to make some extra spending money this holiday season, a little personal Christmas bonus might be hiding right in your own record collection! This week, expert vinyl collector Mighty John Marshall of moneymusic.com went on our sister station, Los Angeles' K-EARTH, to count down the twelve most valuable Christmas vinyl records.
Beatles Mobile Pop-Up Stores Hit NY and LAEarlier this week (November 13) Beatles fans in New York and Los Angeles were treated to mobile Beatle "pop-up shops." The "shops" were customized double decker buses, which made several stops. The buses served to promote the release of the Beatles' catalog on 180-gram vinyl LPs. The stores sold the LPs collectively as a box set, as well as individually; Beatles CDs and other merchandise was also on sale. In each city, a unique commemorative shirt from the event was sold (and sold quickly to eager Beatles collectors).
R.E.M.'s Peter Buck Releasing Vinyl-Only Solo Album This FridayThis Friday, R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck will release his first solo album, following the group's disbanding in 2011. However, only 2,000 lucky fans will be able to get their hands on the limited-edition, vinyl-only release.
Beatles Vinyl To Be Released In Massive Box Set This FallFor the last three years, Abbey Road has been the top-selling vinyl album, so clearly there's still an audience interested in buying Beatles records in their original format. Or at least that's the thought behind a new 16-LP box set comprised of every Beatles album, the "Magical Mystery Tour" soundtrack and "Past Masters" rarities collections.
Pro Tip: Listen To Vinyl On The GoThere's an easy and relatively inexpensive way to turn the warmer tones from your vinyl into an easily transferable and transportable file. Vinyl-To-MP3 USB turntables will bring your vinyl onto your Mac or PC so you can store your extensive record collection on the shelf and take that vintage sound with you
Rare Beatles LP Sells For $15,000 On eBayA copy of The Beatles' first album released in the United States, "Introducing... The Beatles," has been sold for $15,000 in an eBay auction.