Articles tagged “vinyl me please”

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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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

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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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The Best Records Of 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, so does our Best Of The Decades series for the ’8s (here’s ’08, ’98, ’88, ’78, ’68 just in case you missed them). We have a particularly long list this time around, with label folks, journalists, and musicians chiming in on their favorite records of 2018. You’re probably used […]

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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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The Best Records of 2008

Best Records of 2008

Sure, 2008 was just 10 years ago, but it feels like another era entirely. Millennials were just emerging as a soon-to-be-maligned cohort. The Obama campaign — and eventual election — had a large chunk of the country hopeful of the future. The subprime crisis and recession had yet to hit in full force. Oh yeah, […]

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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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Feist On New ‘Let It Die’ Album Artwork: I Wanted To ‘Let It Live’

Vinyl Me, Please is celebrating the 15th anniversary of Feist’s sophomore LP, Let It Die, by reissuing the album as their Record of the Month for September. There’s a lot to love about the release, what with 180 gram seafoam green vinyl and an original art print by Santiago Carrasquilla. However, the most striking component […]

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