What’s Selling?: Week of Sept. 6th

News / September 6, 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. Twiztid — The Green Book
2. Bayside — Vacancy
3. Drew Holcomb And The Neighbors — Live At The Ryman
4. AJJ — Bible 2
5. Blood Orange — Freetown Sound
6. John Paul White — Beluah
7. Twenty One Pilots — Blurryface
8. Radiohead — A Moon Shaped Pool
9. Amy Winehouse — Back To Black
10. Bob Marley & The Wailers — Legend
11. The Beatles — Abbey Road
12. Twenty One Pilots — Blurryface
13. Miles Davis — Kind of Blue
14. Fleetwood Mac — Rumours
15. Prince — Purple Rain

Department of Record Stores

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

1. Bayside — Vacancy
2. AJJ — Bible 2
3. Blood Orange — Freetown Sound
4. Radiohead — A Moon Shaped Pool
5. Lydia Loveless — Real
6. Thee Oh Sees — Weird Exits
7. Lana Del Rey — Born To Die
8. Twenty One Pilots — Blurryface
9. Twenty One Pilots — Vessel
10. blink-182 — California
11. Xiu Xiu — Plays The Music Of Twin Peaks
12. Dinosaur Jr. — Give A Glimpse (Purple Vinyl)
13. The Beatles — Abbey Road
14. David Bowie — Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust
15. Nirvana — Nevermind
16. Metallica — Ride The Lightning
17. Kendrick Lamar — Good Kid M.A.A.D City
18. Kanye West — My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
19. Dave Matthews — Crash
20. Bon Iver — For Emma Forever Ago

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. Angel Olsen — My Woman (Translucent Purple
2. Pearl Jam — Yield
3. Pearl Jam — No Code
4. Nels Cline — Lovers
5. A Day To Remember — Bad Vibrations
5. Pearl Jam — Hail Hail/Black Red Yellow
7. Pearl Jam — Wishlist/U & Brain
7. MF Doom — Operation: Doomsday
9 Pearl Jam — Given To Fly/Pilate & Leathe
10. Frightnrs — Nothing More To Say

URP Music Distributors Current Top 50:

1. Wilco – Schmilco [LP] (Pink Vinyl, download, limited, indie)
2. Angelo Badalamenti – Twin Peaks (Score) [LP] (180 Gram ”Coffee”)
3. Pearl Jam – No Code [LP] (remastered, replica Polaroids/lyric cards)
4. Pearl Jam – Yield [LP] (remastered)
5. Melvins – Houdini [LP] (180 Gram Black Vinyl, bonus track, gatefold)
6. Black Sabbath – Paranoid [LP] (180 Gram, Blue Vinyl, limited)
7. Dinosaur Jr. – Give A Glimpse Of What Yer Not [LP] (Purple Vinyl)
8. Black Sabbath – Black Sabbath [LP] (180 Gram, Red Vinyl, limited)
9. Jack White – Acoustic Recordings 1998-2016 [2LP] (180 Gram)
10. Black Sabbath – Master Of Reality [LP] (180 Gram, Green Vinyl)
11. De La Soul – And The Anonymous Nobody [2LP] (Clear Vinyl)
12. Black Sabbath – Vol. 4 [LP] (180 Gram, Orange Vinyl, limited)
13. Big Audio Dynamite – This Is Big Audio Dynamite [LP] (180 Gram)
14. Howlin’ Wolf – His Greatest Sides Volume One [LP] (Red Vinyl)
15. Etta James – At Last [LP] (4 bonus tracks not on original)
16. Super Super Blues Band – Howlin’ Wolf,Muddy Waters,Bo Diddley[LP] 17. Black Sabbath – Sabbath Bloody Sabbath [LP] (180 Gram, Orange)
18. Black Sabbath – Sabotage [LP] (180 Gram, Purple Vinyl, limited)
19. Guru – Jazzmatazz Volume 1 [LP] 20. Monkees, The – Good Times! [LP] (180 Gram)
21. Pearl Jam – Given To Fly / Pilate / Leatherman [7”] 22. Pearl Jam – Off He Goes / Dead Man [7”] 23. Pearl Jam – Hail, Hail / Black, Red, Yellow [7”] (first time on vinyl)
24. Melvins – Live At Third Man Records 05-30-2013 [LP] 25. Pearl Jam – Wishlist / U / Brain Of J. [7”] 26. Black Sabbath – Never Say Die! [LP] (180 Gram Grey Vinyl, limited)
27. Pearl Jam – Who Are You / Habit [7”] 28. Black Sabbath – Technical Ecstasy [LP] (180 Gram, White Vinyl)
29. Anderson .Paak – Malibu [2LP] (180 Gram Vinyl with poster)
30. Missy Elliott feat. Pharrell Williams – WTF: Where They From [12”] 31. Weezer – Weezer (The Blue Album) [LP] (180 Gram, Numbered)
32. White Stripes, The – Elephant [2LP] (180 Gram, download, gatefold)
33. Various Artists – The Great Gatsby (Soundtrack) [2LP] (180 Gram)
34. Melvins – Stoner Witch [LP] (180 Gram Black Vinyl, gatefold)
35. Blitzen Trapper – Live At Third Man Records [LP] (live to acetate)
36. Kills, The – Live At Third Man Records 10-10-2012 [LP] 37. Wilco – Schmilco [LP] (180 Gram, download)
38. Avett Brothers, The – True Sadness [2LP] (triple gatefold, download)
39. Soundgarden – Louder Than Love [LP] (180 Gram, download)
40. Oasis – The Masterplan [2LP] (180 Gram, gatefold, download)
41. Elvis Presley – Way Down In The Jungle Room [2LP] (gatefold)
42. Oasis – Heathen Chemistry [2LP] (180 Gram, gatefold, download)
43. A$AP Rocky – At.Long.Last.A$AP [2LP] (gatefold, download)
44. Boyz II Men – Cooleyhighharmony [LP] (20th Anniversary)
45. Sheefy McFly – Edward Elecktro [LP] (limited)
46. Frank Zappa – Hot Rats [LP] 47. Soundgarden – Down On The Upside [2LP] (180 Gram, download)
48. John Ottman – X-Men: Apocalypse (Soundtrack) [2LP] (COLORED)
49. Prince & The Revolution – Around The World In A Day [LP] 50. Boyz II Men – II [2LP]

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

1. Jack White — Jack White Acoustic Recordings
2. Miles Davis — Kind of Blue (Blue Vinyl)
3. The Beatles — Abbey Road
4. Leon Bridges — Coming Home (Red Vinyl)
5. Nick Cave — Skeleton Tree
6. Amy Winehouse — Back To Black
7. Bon Iver — 22, A Million
8. Wilco — Schmilco
9. Bob Marley & The Wailers — Legend
10. Angel Olsen — My Woman


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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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