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Vinyl : Good News / Bad News

The Good News – A new 20,000 sq. ft vinyl record pressing plant will open in Burlington, Ontario in a few days and it will be the second largest plant in North America. Precision Record Pressing Incorporated will be handling independent releases, including some from Isotope Music, and major releases from Universal and Sony Canada.

The Bad News – Music blogger Pitchfork has reported that some independent records stores in the states have had their accounts closed by WEA, Warner Music’s distributor, because they’ve had less than $10,000 in orders per year. If this continues smaller retailers in the states might have issues keeping albums from Warner and their subsidiaries in stock.

Looking For Gift Cards ?

I’ve listed a bunch of offers on my Gift Card Guide For Canadians, which can be accessed by clicking here. Enjoy.

PonoMusic Now Online In Canada

Canadians can now purchase high quality music from the Pono store and the PonoPlayer from Amazon.ca in either black or yellow. And don’t forget to check the Black Friday deals at Amazon.ca.

Gift Card Offers At Target

It may be too early for the clearance sales at Target Canada stores but some are currently offering discounts on select iTunes gift cards until January 29th, 2015.

Participating stores will offer 10% discounts on $25, $50 and $100 denomination cards so consult your local flyer for details.

You will also notice that some select Real Canadian Superstores are offering a 10% discount of $25 and $50 iTunes cards until February 5th, 2015. Your local flyer should have details on this offer as well.

Cyber Monday Sales

It’s Cyber Monday and here are some of the retailers with offers, for either the day or week :

Black Friday Sales Now Active

The following have just published their Black Friday Sales :

You will also notice that the offers i’ve listed on yesterday’s blog entry are valid today and that some of the above mentioned offers include Cyber Monday discounts.