Humanity Just Flew Closer to the Sun Than Ever Before

On Monday, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe passed within 26.55 million miles, breaking a record that has stood for 42 years.


The Zen of Cleaning Out Your Black Metal Record Collection

The only silver lining to moving tons of vinyl, plus some sweet tunes from Thou, False, Habak, Neckbeard Deathcamp, Penance Stare, and more.


Australia's Getting Its First Modern Record Pressing Plant in 30 Years

Featuring high-tech presses from Canada, Program Records will open in Melbourne in early 2018.


A Vinyl Lover Presses Records From Unorthodox Found Objects

Michael Dixon cuts gorgeous, intentionally complicated records from humanity's abandoned ephemera.


10 Classic Album Covers Get Modern Illustration

Black Sabbath, Weezer, Beck, Fugees, Hot Chip, and more get visual interpretations in Vinyl Me, Please's custom artwork.


Pimp Your Records with a Futuristic Levitating Turntable

The MAG-LEV turntable is the kind of thing you'd expect to see on the wealthy side of sci-fi dystopia.


Liquid-Filled Vinyl Records Make Trippy Art, Music

Now, collectors can own playable albums sealed with glitter, hair, leaves, and even blood.


Here's What Happened When Conceptual Artists Released a Concept Album

Like Beyoncé and Frank Ocean, new media art duo !Mediengruppe Bitnik push the envelope of the audiovisual album.


Flip Through Jeff Buckley's Extensive (and Very Good) Record Collection

Get a better portrait of the artist through his hundreds of albums.


Five Super Obscure Disco Records Made Expensive by Big Name DJs

Caribou drops a James Brown edit in his Essential Mix and all of a sudden you're remortgaging the house.


I Tried to Find a Record Store in Cuba and Ended Up Participating in a Santeria Ritual

Hunting for records in Santiago taught me about the beauty of the chase in a place where vinyl has nearly gone extinct.


One More Thing Money Can Buy: A Clean Criminal Record

Many states have expungement programs to clear your name, but some charge $500 or more.