Vinyl is the only worthwhile way to own music, but starting a record collection from zero can be a daunting to say the least. Do you just go buy your favorite album? Something classic? Something that lends itself well to analog sound? That’s for you to tell us, and your fellow readers this week.
The music industry is having a vinyl boom. While vinyl was once relegated to thrift stores and specialty shops, more and more popular musicians are releasing collector’s editions of their albums on vinyl. This boom includes big artists like Taylor Swift, and also video games soundtracks like Contra. While being able…
Vinyl’s not just a fad, it’s a fundamentally unique way of interacting with music and art. So it makes sense that fans of the medium would want to re-introduce video games to the wonderful world of spinning records that preceded them.
Were it not for the tiny gray studs atop each platter, you’d probably need more than a double-take to confirm that this pair of Technics turntables (plus a mixer) were actually made from nothing but Lego.
I wasn't sure about this whole League of Legends thing until my pal Lu Bu drew my attention to the 15 big-headed figures making up the initial wave of the game's official vinyl figures. Marvel at their giant adorable heads.
Excitedly I pasted this picture of Funko's Game of Thrones vinyl figures into our site chat, eager to share what I thought was absolutely adorable with my fellow editors. "Yuck" said Luke Plunkett, breaking my heart.
Introduced at QuakeCon last month and now shipping to all the good little Dovahkiin boys and girls, Symbiote Studio's Dragonborn vinyl figure now guards my computer desk from low-flying reptilian threats. Let's unmask this tiny hero!
Teasing tomorrow's release of the official Hitman: Absolution E3 trailer, Square Enix teases us with an image depicting eight ladies dress in vinyl nun costumes wielding a wide variety of powerful firearms. Could Hitman: Absolution feature the world's first nun-based online multiplayer? God I hope so.
Do you prefer your meat pristine and untouched or vigorously beaten? Symbiote Studios has you covered either way with a pair of limited edition Super Meat Boy vinyl figures, just in time to preorder for the holidays.
Sure you can download the Red Dead Redemption soundtrack - get it on CD even! But if you want authentic pop, crackle and hiss coming over your wild west soundtrack, only Rockstar has what you need, a double vinyl LP.
Seminal urban vinyl toy designer Michael Lau riffs on Hideo Kojima's Solid Snake with his upcoming collection of Gardener figures, planned for a release later this month at the CS Booth 16 event in Hong Kong.