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Can Classical Music Cue a Vinyl Revival? Digital Quality a Concern Amid Devotees >>

Vinyl record sales have seen a resurgence of late, albeit mainly among albums of popular music, hip hop and punk. With online streaming and digital downloads delivering dubious sound quality, classical music fans are pining away for their own phonographic revival.

Classicalite's Countdown to Record Store Day 2016: Saturday, April 16

Classicalite Counts Down to Record Store Day 2016 >>

Classicalites, Record Store Day 2016 is almost upon us. (Perhaps you saw the giant countdown clock--in days, hours, minutes and even seconds--there on our homepage?) And sure, while there are at least as many ways to listen to classical, jazz, theater or dance music as there are days on the calendar, itself, we just love the fact that there's at least one, specific day of said year where the physical, tactile album is still honored and appreciated...and then re-sold for four times its sleeve value on Discogs.

Disney's 'Frozen' Gets a Hard-Pressing Tribute at Select Stores This Record Store Day on November 28

Disney's 'Frozen' Gets a Hard-Pressing Tribute at Select Stores This Record Store Day on November 28 >>

The continuing efforts of Record Store Day have now extended into the pockets of extreme youngins. Ice Queen Elsa from Disney's hit animated film "Frozen" will get a special picture disc tribute on plastic vinyl at participating stores on November 28.

Legendary Jazz Bassist Jaco Pastorius Gets Stephen Kijack Documentary Film Tribute in 'Jaco,' Robert Trujillo to Finance >>

Sweet. Bass guitar virtuoso Jaco Pastorius will be the focus of Stephen Kijak's new documentary. The film will be the official selection of this year's Record Store Day, and Omnivore Records--on a separate note--will release a collection of found sessions by the bassist from 1976.

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EXCLUSIVE: Brick Dozer @ Rough Trade-Brooklyn Grand Opening [PIX] >>

To say I was not impressed by the paltry "MODERN COMPOSITION/CLASSICAL" offerings of Rough Trade's newest outpost down by the water in Williamsburg would be putting it lightly.

Top 10 Record Store Day 2013 Picks >>

Time is running out to gather up your pennies for this Saturday's Record Store Day. In fact, by our count, you have exactly...

Top 10 Record Store Day 2013 Picks >>

Time is running out to gather up your pennies for this Saturday's Record Store Day. In fact, by our count, you have exactly...

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