What’s Selling?: Week of Oct. 16

News / October 17, 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. Bon Iver — 22, A Million
3. Drive-By Truckers — American Band
4. Survive — RR7349
5. Opeth — Sorceress
6. Pixies — Head Carrier
7. Bob Weir — Blue Mountain
8. Yellowcard — ST
9. Bruce Springsteen — Chapter & Verse
10. Regina Spektor — Remember Us To Life
11. Jimmi Hendrix — Machine Gun: The Fillmore East
12. My Chemical Romance — Welcome To The Black Parade
13. Jack White — Acoustic Recordings
14. Banks — The Altar
15. Oathbreaker — Rheia

Department of Record Stores

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

1 Bon Iver/22 A Million
2 Drive-By Truckers/American Band (Lp)
3 Bon Iver/22/10 (red, white, or black mystery vinyl)
4 Pixies/Head Carrier (pink vinyl)
5 Bob Weir/Blue Mountain (Clear Vinyl)
6 SURVIVE/Rr7349
7 Jimi Hendrix/Machine Gun Jimi Hendrix The Fillmore East First Show 12/31/1969
8 Opeth/Sorceress (Pink Vinyl)
9 Pink Floyd/Meddle
10 My Chemical Romance/Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge (pink vinyl)
11 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds/Skeleton Tree
12 Jack White/Jack White Acoustic Recordings 1998-2016
13 Pixies/Head Carrier (W Bonus Slipmat)
14 Regina Spektor/Remember Us To Life
15 Ghost/Popestar
16 Drive/Soundtrack (neon pink vinyl)
17 Twenty One Pilots/Blurryface
18 Suicidal Tendencies/World Gone Mad
19 Brand New/I Am A Nightmare
20 Hamilton / Rostam Leithauser/I Had A Dream That You Were Mine

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. Kings Of Leon/Walls (blue marble vinyl)
2. Dillinger Escape Plan/Dissociation (translucent blue vinyl)
3. Beastie Boys/Licensed To Ill
4. The Front Bottoms/Needy When I’m Needy
5. Conor Oberst/Ruminations
6 Bon Iver/22 A Million
7. Soundtrack/High Fidelity (2LP Orange Vinyl)
8. Oasis/Be Here Now
9. Pink Floyd/Wish You Were Here
10. Reel Big Fish/Skacoustic (2xlp) (White & Blue)

URP Music Distributors Current Top 50:

1. Bon Iver – 22, A Million [LP] (gatefold, lyric booklet)
2. Cliff Martinez – Drive (Soundtrack) [2LP] (Neon Pink, gatefold)
3. 12” Inner Sleeves – Mobile Fidelity Original Master Sleeves (50sleeves)
4. Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit And Think.. [LP] (Pink Vinyl)
5. Ghost – Popestar [12” EP] 6. Bon Iver – 22/10 [12”] (Red, White, OR Black Colored Vinyl, indie)
7. Pink Floyd – Meddle [LP] (180 Gram, remastered, gatefold)
8. Black Keys, The – Chulahoma [LP] (Pink Vinyl)
9. Autolux – Live At Third Man Records [LP] 10. Red Hot Chili Peppers – The Getaway [2LP] (Pink Vinyl)
11. Pixies – Head Carrier [LP] (Pink Vinyl)
12. S U R V I V E – RR7349 [LP] 13. Green Day – Revolution Radio [LP] 14. Norah Jones – Day Breaks [LP] 15. My Chemical Romance – Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge [LP] (Pink)
16. Beastie Boys – Licensed To Ill [LP] (30th Anniversary, 180 Gram)
17. NOFX – First Ditch Effort [LP] (Pink Vinyl)
18. Warzone – Don’t Forget The Struggle… [LP] (Red Vinyl, download)
19. Against Me! – Shape Shift With Me [2LP] (White Vinyl, indie)
20. Pink Floyd – Atom Heart Mother [LP] (180 Gram, remastered)
21. Opeth – Sorceress [2LP] (Pink Vinyl)
22. Steven Price – Suicide Squad (Score) [2LP] (MARBLED 180 Gram)
23. Pink Floyd – Obscured By Clouds [LP] (180 Gram, remastered)
24. Pixies – Head Carrier [LP] (slipmat, limited, indie)
25. Warpaint – Heads Up [2LP] (Pink & Black Colored Vinyl, indie)
26. Ed Sheeran – X [2LP] (180 Gram, Pink Vinyl, 45 rpm)
27. Traveling Wilburys, The – The Traveling Wilburys, Vol. 1 [LP] (indie)
28. Bob Weir – Blue Mountain [2LP] (Clear Vinyl, gatefold, indie)
29. Prince – Lotusflow3r/MPLSound [2LP+2CD] (2016 repress, gatefold)
30. Theodore Shapiro – Ghostbusters (2016 Score) [LP] (SLIME GREEN)
31. Oasis – Be Here Now [2LP] 32. Kings Of Leon – Walls [LP] (180 Gram, Blue Marbled Vinyl, indie)
33. Robert Glasper Experiment – ArtScience [2LP] (180 Gram, gatefold)
34. James Blake – The Colour In Anything [2LP] (180 Gram)
35. Deep Purple – Machine Head [LP] (Clear Vinyl, indie)
36. Traveling Wilburys, The – The Traveling Wilburys, Vol. 3 [LP] (indie)
37. Rihanna – ANTI [2LP] (3-pocket jacket, 5 lithographs)
38. Beach Boys – Good Vibrations [LP] (50th Anniv., Starburst Colored)
39. Blink-182 – Take Off Your Pants And Jacket [LP] (180 Gram)
40. Maroon 5 – Songs About Jane [LP] (180 Gram)
41. Anthrax – For All Kings [2LP] (Pink Vinyl, indie)
42. Blink-182 – Enema Of The State [LP] (180 Gram)
43. Notorious B.I.G. – Ready To Die [2LP] 44. Blink-182 – Cheshire Cat [LP] (180 Gram)
45. Jet – Get Born [LP] (180 Gram Vinyl, indie)
46. Phantogram – Three [LP] 47. Beach Slang – A Loud Bash Of Teenage Feelings [LP](Starburst,indie)
48. Blink-182 – Dude Ranch [LP] (180 Gram)
49. Dawes – We’re All Gonna Die [LP] (Yellow Marble Vinyl, indie)
50. American Football – American Football (II) [LP] (Starburst, indie)

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

1. Beastie Boys — License To Ill
2. Bon Iver — 22, A Million
3. Selena — Ones
4. Kings of Leon — Walls
5. Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein — Stranger Things Vol. 1
6. The Beatles — Abbey Road
7. Bob Marley — Legend
8. Norah Jones — Day Breaks
9. Chris Stapelton — Traveller
10. Frank Sinatra — Ultimate Sinatra


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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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