One of the more interesting vinyl releases in a long time is one from the last frontier: Alaska. The Anchorage Museum has compiled a collection of songs to connection the the circumpolar north. We wonder if the grizzlies approve.
Featured artists include Mari Boine (Norway), Cris Derksen (Canada), Olga Bell (Russia, US/Alaska), Foresteppe (Russia), múm (Iceland), Harm (US/Alaska), amiina (Iceland), Indian Agent (US/Alaska) and Tsembla (Finland).
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Sony announced that they will start pressing vinyl again after a 28 year hiatus. While this is another indication of the trend away from lame services like iTunes, it’s also a sign of the #cashgrab times. Will this be just another lamestream media company grabbing for the cash or really the sign of peak popularity, like when your grandparents joined facebook?