HMV

The End of an Era

HMV Meant a Lot to Music Fans for Ages – But Things Have Changed

As the company faces closure for the second time in six years, we hear from people about their memories of the British high street mainstay.
Georgia Evans
1.9.19
Essays

Don't Cry Over HMV – Go Support Your Local Record Shop

Your uncle's favourite CD shop has gone down in Canada, though it clings on in the UK.
Luke Ottenhof
3.16.17
Important Questions Raised By...

Does Anyone in the World Still Buy CDs?

We went down to HMV, Fopp and Rough Trade to ask people: why?
Daisy Jones
9.20.16
Internet Exploring

The Resurgence is Real: HMV Sold One Turntable Per Minute in the Build Up to Christmas

Looks like everyone wants something to play their £30 Urban Outfitters copies of Bieber's album on.
Noisey Staff
1.4.16
Longreads Or Whatever

I Worked at HMV During the Bad Years and It Totally Sucked

After seeing Empire Records as a kid, I chased my dream of working in a record store. That ambition landed me at HMV Bristol.
Sammy Maine
10.23.15
VICE vs Video games

Vendor Trash: Imagining the Future of Video Game Retail

To look at your average high street, you'd think gaming was in the dumps. It's not, obviously, so what can we do to fix that situation?
Danny Wadeson
4.13.15
Features

Noisey Tidbits Roundup

The Strokes may be releasing a new single, HMV have been accused of theft and Skrillex set his hair on fire.
Ryan Bassil
1.18.13
Music

Why I Don't Care About HMV Closing

The legendary music retailer has gone into admin but, aside from sentimental reasons, is it really that big a loss?
Noisey Staff
1.15.13
Features

Why I Don't Care About HMV Closing

The legendary music retailer has gone into admin but, aside from sentimental reasons, is it really that big a loss?
Joe Bishop
1.15.13