We crunch the numbers and speak with labels to find out what Record Store Day means for independent music on a wider scale.
Welcome to a universe in which hobbits have turntables and footballers use their feet for dancing - this is our pick of some of the world's most famous vinyl lovers
Forget the cover version - if you really want to pay tribute to your favourite artists, you have to write something original.
Record Store Day is all about promoting your local independent store, but we wish some of these were around the corner as well ...
You probably have a number of these artists' works hiding in your record collection, but who's in theirs? Here are 15 of our favourite musicians with their vinyl
The internet has had a preview of Sonos's first soundbase, after it was briefly listed by an online store and photos were leaked on Twitter
There are three brand new winners as one of the most hotly-contested categories continues to be a hi-fi sweet spot.
In our latest Audio File interview, we discuss Krautrock, recording in churches and instrumental piano music with The National's Scott Devendorf.
Acclaimed musician John McCusker discusses building a studio, the value of a beautiful performance and being in Mark Knopfler's band.
In the next of our Audio File interviews, we discuss live church recordings, fixing turntables and writing for film and TV with Mogwai's Stuart Braithwaite (above, second from left).
Kicking-off a series of interviews with musicians and producers, we talk vintage hi-fi, live recordings and the role of a car stereo in the production process, with Rod Jones.
You are never more than ten metres away from a wireless speaker (maybe). So it's no wonder we've expanded this category from five to seven Best Buy Awards and subdivided it into portable and mains-powered speakers. Exciting, no?
From bookshelf to floorstanding to desktop speakers, these are our pick of the best performance-per-pound stereo speakers on the market in 2015.