Official Record Store Day 2018 ambassadors Run The Jewels are on the cover of the new issue of Music Week. In our huge cover story, we travel to New York to meet Killer Mike and El-P to talk about how vinyl has been at the heart of the way they’re shaking up the industry.
That is just the start of our Record Store Day coverage, which also sees us catch up with RSD co-ordinator Megan Page, find out how Flying Vinyl and Vinyl Me Please are resurrecting the concept of the record subscription club, plus we collate essential vinyl revival stats and figures.
In news, we look at the future of physical music with Sony Music’s Peter Leggatt, Warner Music’s Derek Allen and other top execs, plus we look at 3 Beat’s urban agenda and there’s big news from Sony Music UK…
On top of that, we give you the essential breakdown and analysis of the Q1 figures.
In Hitmakers, Christian Karlsson talks us through the creation of Galantis’ hit single No Money. Elsewhere, Manic Street Preachers legend Nicky Wire tells us about his life lessons in the biz in our Aftershow feature…
Rising soul sensation Kara Marni is showcased On The Radar and hardcore crew Casey are featured in Making Waves. Tinder team up with Findlay for Sync Story, while this week's Tastemaker is Ticketmaster blog editor Ben Tipple.
Plus, there’s all our usual enhanced charts, news, new music, analysis and market share statistics. The issue is available in all good newsagents now. To subscribe and never miss a vital music biz story, click here.