Vinyl finds buyers in young generations

By Bria Ellis At 7:52 a.m. on April 22, a line wrapped around the building. A little girl in a sparkly blue top reached for her father to pick her up. Two teenagers raised their phones to take a selfie while an older man leaned against the wall, waiting for the door to open. They…

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DJ Lessons Turn the Tables on Self-Teaching

By Jasmin Suknanan Blue lights flashed across the carpeting. Green and purple strobe lights appeared and disappeared across the walls and ceiling. A tall man wearing green plaid and a black band t-shirt bobbed his head to Taylor Swift’s “I Knew You Were Trouble” blasting through the speakers. The song faded into another tune, and…

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Long Island Musicians Impacted by Streaming

By Guneet Singh Sal Fratto put in months of work jotting down lyrics and strumming tunes on his guitar. But he knows that he and his band are only going to make pennies per song. About 51 percent of the revenue in the music industry now comes from streaming, according to a report published on…

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New Recording Studio Opens Amid Competing Technology

By Justine Josue The newest recording studio on Long Island officially opened its doors on Friday, April 21. Despite rapid development in software that allows users to record and mix music on their own, the Jesse F. Sherman Recording Studio in Riverhead, along with all other studios open today, are open for business. There are…

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