What’s Selling? — Week of August 8th

News / August 8, 2015

In order to provide a fuller picture of the vinyl world at large, Modern Vinyl presents “What’s Selling?” our weekly feature that tells you what’s flying off the shelves in both the digital and indie record realms. Without further ado……

Billboard

1. Tame Impala — Currents
2. Counterparts — Tragedy Will Find Us
3. Rush — Moving Pictures

Department of Record Stores

Compiled from 14 U.S.-based independent record store chains, along with one from Toronto. Approximately 90-100 storefronts.

1. Tame Impala — Currents
2. Brand New — Deja Entendu
3. Twenty One Pilots — Blurryface
4. Led Zeppelin — Presence
5. Led Zeppelin — In Through The Out Door
6. Rush — Moving Pictures
7. Led Zeppelin — Presence Deluxe
8. Lamb Of God — VII Strum Und Drang
9. Leon Bridges — Coming Home
10. Led Zeppelin — Coda Deluxe
11. Led Zeppelin — In Through The Out Door
12. Tame Impala — Currents
13. Run The Jewels — ST (Gold)
14. Jason Isbell — Something More Than Free
15. Led Zeppelin — Coda
16. Pink Floyd — Dark Side Of The Moon
17. Titus Andronicus — Most Lamentable Tragedy
18. Nirvana — Nevermind
19. Sufjan Stevens — Carrie & Lowell
20. Rolling Stones — Sticky Fingers

Bull Moose
An indie record store chain made up of 11 northeastern locations. 

1. Led Zeppelin — In Through The Out Door
2. Led Zeppelin — Presence
3. Led Zeppelin — Presence Deluxe
4. Led Zeppelin — Coda
4. Led Zeppelin — Coda Deluxe
6. Jason Isbell — Something More Than Free
6. Tame Impala — Currents
8. Social Distortion — Prison Bound
9. Twenty One Pilots — Blurryface
9. Run The Jewels — ST (Gold)

Amazon (Top 10 Current Sellers, Includes Pre-orders)

1. Tame Impala — Currents
2. Leon Bridges — Coming Home
3. Miles Davis — Kind of Blue
4. Taylor Swift — 1989
5. The Beatles — Abbey Road
6. Amy Winehouse — Back To Black
7. Pink Floyd — Dark Side Of The Moon
8. Sam Smith — In The Lonely Hour
9. Twenty One Pilots — Blurryface
10. Rush — Moving Pictures


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Christopher Lantinen
Chris Lantinen is the owner and editor-in-chief of Modern Vinyl. Along with his modest collection of sad sounding records, he collects his share of soundtracks and previously adored indie up-and-comers. Chris is currently a professor of journalism and public relations at Edinboro University in the Erie, Pennsylvania area.






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