RadioandMusic
| 20 Sep 2018
Sony Music presents a one day vinyl pop-up sale

MUMBAI: With cell phones, tablets and music streaming media becoming the most preferred mediums for music lovers, there are a few warming to an old music form- vinyl.

The sheer simplicity of playing a vinyl and enjoying the rich, warm sounds that follow make vinyl music listening experience personal and extraordinary. Recognising that it’s the only physical format of music that has consistently seen a rise in demand, Sony Music offers an opportunity to start or add to the collection on this International Record Store Day (Saturday, 21 April) with a one-day Vinyl Pop Up at The Quarter - Royal Opera House, Mumbai. With over 2500 + imports of limited edition vinyls and exclusive Record Store Day releases, the Vinyl Pop Up is a must go.

This day long Pop Up will allow collectors look through crates of the best-known, rare and wide offering of 2500 + titles.  From Classics like Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, David Bowie, Miles Davis, Pearl Jam, Eagles, The Doors, Santana, Michael Jackson, Bob Dylan, Boney M,  AR Rahman to the modern day Coldplay,  Ed Sheeran and many more. The range includes iconic box sets in limited numbers and autographed Vinyls. Audiophiles can also spend their day at the BYOV Session (Bring your Own Vinyl), a DJ Scratching Workshop, Vinyl Listening Sessions, Curated Wine and Dine Experience and vinyl-only sets by DJ Uri and DJ Skip.

A few of the titles that will be on sale include:

Elvis Presley - The King In The Ring (50th Anniversary edition – First time on vinyl)

5 vinyl box set of At Folsom Prison by Johnny Cash (50th anniversary - Bonus never released 12” vinyl of the band rehearsing in the hotel the night before)

Dylan and The Dead by Bob Dylan and The Grateful Dead (Red colored vinyl)

Back in Black by AC/DC (Cassette Longplay - Record Store Day Exclusive)

Iconic titles from Led Zeppelin, Santana, The Doors, Tool, Eagles, Bob Dylan, Deep Purple, Miles Davis, Boney M and many more

Box- sets of Kraftwerk, The Doors, Daft Punk, Fleetwood Mac, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dream Theater, Iron Maiden, Jimi Hendrix, RATM, Pearl Jam

Contemporary titles such as Ed Sheeran, Coldplay, The Chainsmokers, LCD Soundsystem, Linkin Park, Alt-J

Sony Music President India and Middle East Shridhar Subramaniam said, “The renewed interest in vinyls is very encouraging as vinyl collectors and owners are music buffs and lifelong fans of artists and music. We are seeing increased interest in India and with ‘The Vinyl Pop Up’ we are giving the music lovers of Mumbai a rare chance to go through a first of its kind experience. The range is massive with the some rare collectibles thrown in. Our plan it to roll out this initiative a city at a time and we are hoping that young fans discover the charm of listening to vinyls and building a collection.”