What’s Selling?: Week of Nov. 10

News / November 10, 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……


1. Stranger Things: Volume 1
2. Weezer — Blue Album
3. Testament — Brotherhood of the Snake
4. Bon Iver — 22, A Million
5. Danny Brown — Atrocity Exhibit
6. She & Him — Christmas Party
7. Weezer — Pinkerton
8. Beastie Boys — License To Ill
9. Amy Winehouse — Back to Black
10. Empire Of The Sun — Two Vines
11. Frank Iero and The Patience — Parachutes
12. Vince Guaraldi Trio — A Charlie Brown Christmas
13. Twenty One Pilots — Blurryface
14. The Beatles — Abbey Road
15. Michael Jackson — Thriller

Department of Record Stores

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

1. Stranger Things/Soundtrack Vol. 1 (clear with black smoke colored vinyl)(780163487824)
2. Stranger Things/Soundtrack Vol. 1 (Clear Vinyl)(780163487626)
3. Weezer/Weezer (Blue Album)(602547945396)
4. Bon Iver/22 A Million(656605230016)
5. Stranger Things/Soundtrack Vol. 1(780163485523)
6. Chris Robinson Brotherhood/If You Lived Here, You Would Be Home By Now(020286222484)
7. Danny Brown/Atrocity Exhibition (pink vinyl)(801061827618)
8. Weezer/Pinkerton(602547945419)
9. Drake/If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late(602547973450)
10. Beastie Boys/Licensed To Ill(602547820754)
11. She & Him/Christmas Party (red vinyl)(889853715619)
12. Drake/Views(602547973368)
13. Schoolboy Q/Blank Face Lp (Orange Vinyl)(602557029970)
14. Jimmy Eat World/Integrity Blues (tar-colored black vinyl)(889853240319)
15. Pink Floyd/Wish You Were Here(888751842618)
16. Weezer/Weezer (Green Album)(602547945426)
17. Kings Of Leon/Walls (blue marble vinyl)(889853800018)
18. Testament/Brotherhood Of The Snake (Bone Colored Vinyl)(727361383176)
19. Bon Iver/For Emma Forever Ago(656605211510)
20. Metallica/Ride The Lightning(858978005059)

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. Stranger Things/Soundtrack Vol. 1 (clear with black smoke colored vinyl)
2. Chris Robinson Brotherhood/If You Lived Here, You Would Be Home By Now
3. Panic At The Disco/Vices & Virtues
4. Stranger Things/Soundtrack Vol. 1 LP
5. Toro Y Moi/Live From Trona (desert pink vinyl)
6. Pink Floyd/Dark Side Of The Moon (180g Vinyl)
7. Lambchop/FLOTUS
8. Stranger Things/Soundtrack Vol. 1 (Clear Vinyl)
8. Weezer/Weezer (Blue Album)
8. Weezer/Weezer (Blue Album On Blue Marbled Vinyl, Mobile Fidelity)

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

1. Amy Winehouse — Back To Black
2. Vince Guaraldi Trio — A Charlie Brown Christmas
3. Pink Floyd — Dark Side Of The Moon
4. Bing Crosby — Merry Christmas
5. The Beatles — Abbey Road
6. Frank Sinatra — Ultimate Sinatra
7. Bob Marley — Legend
8. Michael Buble — Christmas
9. Twenty One Pilots — Blurryface
10. Metallica — Hardwired…To Self-Destruct

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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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