Copy of Prince's 'The Black Album' Sells for $27,500, Breaks Discogs Record

The only known Canadian copy of the record was salvaged by a pressing plant employee in 1987.
Alex Robert Ross
To Hell And Back

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.
Kim Kelly
Noisey News

Weezer Are Putting Their “Africa” Cover on Vinyl! But It’s Already Sold Out

It'll be released through Urban Outfitters, because where else would you release a piece of meme-vinyl?
Shaad D’Souza
To Hell And Back

All These Metal Reissues Are Going to Kill Me

On the evolving dialectics of metal materialism and some killer new tunes from Anicon, Down Among the Dead Men, Closet Witch, Churchburn, and more.
Kim Kelly
really what the fuck

Ever Wanted to Buy Vinyl Made From Miley Cyrus’ Piss? Urine Luck

The Flaming Lips say they want to make vinyl from Miley's urine. Ugh.
Shaad D’Souza
Noisey Guide

Every Nerd You Meet on Record Store Day

From the guy who complains about the day's commercialization to the guy who dutifully buys whatever Bob Dylan exclusive crap they've got, here are all the characters you can expect to encounter.
Dan Ozzi

This Is How Bad Your Vinyl Obsession Is for the World

The first instalment of a new fun column, guilt-tripping you about everything you love.
Tom Usher
Holy Shit

Frank Ocean Shits on Your Terrible Product Release Strategies

His new limited-edition drop of 'Endless' transfers it from its original video format to VHS, CD, vinyl, the deepest corners of your mind.
Noisey UK Staff

'The Deuce' Gets Right What 'Vinyl' Got Wrong

David Simon's porn-ucopia drama is making all the right moves—unlike some of its prestige TV predecessors.
Hannah VanderPoel
Noisey News

Hey Stoners, Someone Invented Oreos That Double as Playable Records

Niche? Yes. Would I buy one? Also absolutely yes.
Lauren O'Neill

This Indie Label Is Cutting Vinyl Costs By Releasing Albums on Paper

"Instead of having a thing with the download within, we just have a giant piece of beautiful paper."
Luke Ottenhof
Deep Ass Questions

Why Did Colonel Sanders Press 30,000 Copies of a Children’s Mandolin Record?

In 1966, the KFC founder spent tens of thousands of dollars to fund a record by a children’s Christian mandolin band, but where did all the copies go?
Sean Neumann