What’s Selling?: Week of July 3rd

News / July 4, 2016

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. Radiohead — A Moon Shaped Pool
2. Red Hot Chili Peppers — The Getaway
3. John Williams — The Force Awakens OST (hologram)

Department of Record Stores

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

1. Radiohead — A Moon Shaped Pool (white vinyl)
2. Radiohead — A Moon Shaped Pool (black vinyl)
3. Red Hot Chili Peppers — The Getaway
4. Swans — Glowing Man
5. Nails — You Will Never Be One Of Us
6. Gojira — Magma
7. Mumford & Sons — Johannesburg EP
8. Prince — Purple Rain
9. Case/Lang/Veirs — Case/Lang/Veirs
10. Band of Horses — Why Are You OK
11. Converge — You Fail Me
12. Anderson Paak — Malibu
13. John Williams — Force Awakens (hologram)
14. David Bowie — Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust
15. Twenty One Pilots — Blurryface
16. The Claypool Lennon Delirium — Monolith Of Phobos (gold vinyl)
17. Mitski — Puberty 2
18. David Bowie — Live Santa Monica
19. David Bowie — Blackstar
20. MF Doom — Special Blends Vol. 1 & 2

Bull Moose
An indie record store chain made up of 11 northeastern locations. This list is a little newer, thus the inclusion of the blink record.

1. blink-182 — California
2. Melvins — Houdinin
3. Radiohead — A Moon Shaped Pool
4. Melvins — Stoner Witch
5. Sublime — 40 oz. To Freedom
6. Betty Davis — The Columbia Years
7. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds — Dig Lazarus Dig
7. Panic! At The Disco — Death Of A Bachelor
7. Band Of Horses — Why Are You Ok
10. Oasis — Don’t Believe The Truth

URP Music Distributors Current Top 50:

1. Melvins – Houdini [LP] (180 Gram Black Vinyl, bonus track, gatefold)
2. Melvins – Stoner Witch [LP] (180 Gram Black Vinyl, gatefold)
3. Melvins – Stag [2LP] (180 Gram Black Vinyl, gatefold)
4. Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool [2LP] (WHITE Vinyl, indie-exclusive)
5. Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool [2LP] (Heavyweight Vinyl, download)
6. Sublime – Sublime [2LP] (remastered, gatefold)
7. Miles Davis – On The Corner [LP] (180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl)
8. Weezer – Weezer (The Blue Album) [LP] (180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl)
9. Dwight Yoakam – Tomorrow’s Gonna Be Another Day [7”] 10. 12” Inner Sleeves – Mobile Fidelity Original Master Sleeves (50 sleeves)
11. White Stripes, The – Elephant [2LP] (180 Gram, download, gatefold)
12. Betty Davis – The Columbia Years 1968-1969 [LP] (unreleased tracks)
13. Sublime – Robbin’ The Hood [2LP] (remastered, gatefold)
14. Jack White/Muppets – You Are The Sunshine Of My Life [7”] (BLACK)
15. No Doubt – Tragic Kingdom [LP] (Clear Vinyl)
16. Sublime – 40oz. To Freedom [2LP] (180 Gram, 3D lenticular cover art)
17. White Stripes, The – White Blood Cells [LP] (180 Gram, download)
18. Shabazz Palaces – Live at Third Man Records [LP] (direct-to-acetate)
19. Blink-182 – Buddha [LP] (Bubblegum Pink Colored Vinyl, indie)
20. Sublime – 40oz. To Freedom [2LP] (remastered, gatefold)
21. Blink-182 – Enema Of The State [LP] (Blue Audiophile Vinyl, gatefold)
22. Red Hot Chili Peppers – The Getaway [2LP] (insert, gatefold)
23. Sublime – Acoustic: Bradley Nowell & Friends [LP] (remastered)
24. Sublime – Sublime [2LP] (180 Gram, remastered, 3D lenticular cover)
25. Blink-182 – California [LP] (180 Gram black vinyl, download)
26. Sublime – Second Hand Smoke [2LP] (remastered, gatefold)
27. Sublime – Stand By Your Van [LP] (live, remastered)
28. Death From Above 1979 – Live From Third Man Records [LP] 29. Weezer – Pinkerton [LP] (180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl)
30. Maxwell – blackSUMMERS’night [2LP] (180 Gram, gatefold, download)
31. Sublime – Robbin’ The Hood [2LP] (180 Gram, remastered, 3D cover)
32. John Williams – Star Wars: Force Awakens (OST) [2LP] (HOLOGRAM)
33. Silver Apples – Silver Apples [LP] (Blue Sky Colored Vinyl, limited)
34. White Stripes, The – The White Stripes [LP] (180 Gram, download)
35. Metallica – …and Justice For All [2LP] 36. King Gizzard/The Lizard Wizard – Nonagon Infinity [2LP] (Picture Disc)
37. Bob Dylan – Blood on the Tracks [LP] (180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl)
38. Prince – Controversy [LP] (180 Gram, giant poster)
39. Miles Davis & Robert Glasper – Miles Ahead (Soundtrack) [2LP] 40. Jefferson Airplane – Volunteers [2LP] (180 Gram 45RPM Vinyl)
41. DJ Shadow – The Mountain Will Fall [LP] 42. Various Artists – The Great Gatsby (Soundtrack) [2LP] (180 Gram)
43. Various – Fargo: Year Two (Deluxe Score & Soundtrack) [3LP] (WHITE)
44. Kanye West – My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy [3LP] (poster, prints)
45. Various – Hardcore Henry (Deluxe Soundtrack) [LP+Comic] (RED 180g)
46. Melvins – Basses Loaded [LP] 47. Weezer – Weezer (Green Album) [LP] (180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl)
48. John Carpenter – Dark Star (Soundtrack) [LP+7”] (limited)
49. Wipers, The – Is This Real? [LP] (remastered, limited edition)
50. Ennio Morricone/Various – Hateful Eight (Deluxe Soundtrack) [2LP]

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

1. blink-182 — California
2. Radiohead — A Moon Shaped Pool
3. Dave Matthews Band — Crash
4. Prince — Purple Rain
5. The Beatles — Abbey Road
6. Miles Davis — Kind of Blue
7. Amy Winehouse — Back To Black
8. Adele — 25
9. Chris Stapelton — Traveller
10. John Williams  — Force Awakens OST (hologram)


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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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