Articles tagged “vinyl me please”

Inside Vinyl Me, Please’s Exclusive Jazzhead Club

Over the last year, Vinyl Me, Please has ratcheted up its game for rabid record collectors. Whether it’s the ever-increasing number of exclusive variants, the addition of their Classics subscription track, or introducing the world to mostly-unheard gems, they’re flexing these days. That said, it all pales in comparison to their latest large project: a […]

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Every Sample From De La Soul’s ‘3 Feet High And Rising,’ Ranked

To celebrate the album’s 30th anniversary, Vinyl Me, Please has chosen De La Soul’s classic 3 Feet High And Rising as its Record Of The Month for March. Order the two-LP clear splatter edition now. For a certain segment of heads, hip hop reached its zenith in 1989. That’s not because the genre grew stale […]
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Fact: Flying Lotus Has More Diverse Fans Than Aphex Twin

In light of the fresh Cosmogramma reissue from Vinyl Me, Please, I was having a conversation with VMP’s Matt Hessler about Flying Lotus, his legacy as a genre-straddling producer/composer, and how he helped shape a very particular corner of the music world with the Brainfeeder label (hello Kamasi Washington and Thundercat). During the course of […]

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On Fire: Juvenile, New Orleans, And The Legacy Of ‘400 Degreez’

400 Degreez by Juvenile is the hip-hop Record Of The Month for Vinyl Me, Please. Get it now! By Gary Suarez Throughout its first two decades, people mistook hip-hop for a coastal phenomenon. While today we celebrate its myriad forms everywhere from Atlanta to Seoul, for much of the time after its unruly birth in […]

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Tha Many ‘Tha Carter III’s

Lil Wayne - Tha Carter III

Tha Carter III by Lil Wayne is the hip-hop Record Of The Month for Vinyl Me, Please. Get it now! By Michael Penn II It’s 2008, I’m 14, and no one I knew made money from rap music. Writing it, writing about it, nothin’. The crates were digital, the basement HP became sanctuary and my teen […]

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Believe In Mavis Staples

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By Andrew Winistorfer This article originally appeared in the Vinyl Me, Please magazine. For its December record of the month, VMP is reissuing Mavis Staples’ self-titled solo debut. You can sign up now. Here are brand-new digital notes for the record: There’s a moment, 2 minutes and 25 seconds into Mavis Staples’ version of Hal […]

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Believe In Mavis Staples

mavis staples self titled album for sale

By Andrew Winistorfer This article originally appeared in the Vinyl Me, Please magazine. For its December record of the month, VMP is reissuing Mavis Staples’ self-titled solo debut. You can sign up now. Here are brand-new digital notes for the record: There’s a moment, 2 minutes and 25 seconds into Mavis Staples’ version of Hal […]

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Sound Investment: What We Know About The High-End Vinyl Market

In the last 12 months of sales, a handful of downright eye-popping transactions happened in the Discogs Marketplace. Five records broke the $10,000 plateau, which happened only once before in the site’s history! There were two promo copies of The Beatles’ Love Me Do, an unreleased Sex Pistols single, a Japanese Pink Floyd album (surprisingly […]

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A Guide To Vinyl Me, Please Classics

Eddie Floyd - Knock On Wood From Vinyl Me Please

When some folks think about Vinyl Me, Please, a very specific image is conjured: A twentysomething who buys their vinyl from Urban Outfitters and immediately rips it up on their suitcase turntable. “Oh yeah, we’re aware of that perception,” admitted VMP head of editorial Andrew Winistorfer during a recent call. “But it’s not like that […]

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For The Sake Of The Song: A Townes Van Zandt Primer

By Susannah Young This story originally appeared in the Vinyl Me, Please magazine. If you’re reading this, you may already know that Vinyl Me, Please is reissuing Townes Van Zandt’s debut album, For the Sake of the Song, as its record of the month for October 2018. You can sign up here. But there are […]

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