We've come to the end of the first ten years of the new millennium, and the old format of 12" records came back strong. Many believe it to be a counter to the digital boom, others believe it may be a fad. There's no denying that with the success of this year's Record Store Day and the fact that many of our old favorites and major label classic represses have made it a year for wax on - wax off.
Many of you know, I'm no exception to the rule. Ever since my father handed me down his collection four years ago, I've been slowly building my own. I've also been quite a fan of the tangible/digital download card mix, that I hope many labels keep holding onto or pick up on.
Here are my top five favorite vinyl releases this year. These are the ones that blew me away...[read more]