“Call Me By Your Name” Soundtrack on Peach-Scented Vinyl

You either know what “the peach scene” is or you don’t. That said, the memorable moment from Luca Guadagnino’s film “Call Me By Your Name” has inspired a peach-scented (and peach-colored) vinyl soundtrack release. The limited edition “Peach Season” edition will be released on 3 August, and kept to only 7,777 copies. The record features the acclaimed Sufjan Stevens tracks featured in the film, the …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

From celebrating failure to Miami Art Week, supermassive black holes, weird animal stories and more

1. NASA Discovered The Most Distant Black Hole The farthest known supermassive black hole has just been discovered—and the “matter-eating beast” is some 800 million times the mass of the Sun. Because it grew to an immense size just 690 million years after the Big Bang, it’s challenging beliefs about how black holes are formed. Not only that, but this discovery will also be crucial …

Holiday Gift Guides 2017: Musicality

From guitars and speakers to books and box sets, there's something here for every taste and budget

The holidays are for spending time with your favorite people—friends, family, neighbors (maybe even kids and pets)—and one of the great unifiers is music. This year, as the world sometimes sounds unstable, there’s even greater value to simple joys, like sharing music with those you love. There are plenty of options below, from guitars to speakers, vinyl and more. Take a look at the full …

Art Vinyl’s Nominees for Best Cover Art, 2017

Voting for Art Vinyl’s yearly competition of best cover art has just opened, and the nominees are as impressive (some surprising) as you’d expect. From recent releases like Boneface’s illustration for Queens of the Stone Age’s Villains to Jimmy Turrell and Steve Stacey’s customizable art for Beck’s Colors and Run The Jewels’ familiar hands artwork, the selections are all strong. You can vote for your …

50,000 Vinyl Records Digitized for the Internet Archive

Working from 200,000 physical recordings received through donation, Internet Archive (archive.org) has already digitized 50K vinyl records—many of which hail from before the ’50s. The organization is seeking to preserve genres that have received less attention, including yodeling, bluegrass and early blues. The process of digitization is quite complicated and requires landing the correct recording speed. Altogether known as the Great 78 Project, the resulting …