When an avid record collector gets their hands on a coveted vinyl-only release it feels like striking gold. For a DJ, it’s the key to unlocking a brilliant mix. As the vinyl boom continues, the culture surrounding it is as strong as ever with vinyl-only labels serving up nothing but quality, unique releases.
Fueled by a passion for wax, labels like Perlon, Beste Modus, White Material, Mood Hut, Waxtefacts, Deconstruct and a host of others are showcasing dedication to the craft and propelling the medium into the future.
With the growing number of vinyl-only releases surfacing in recent history, it’s time to check out a batch of noteworthy records that would be a solid addition to any collection. Mixmag linked up with our good friends at Halcyon Record Shop in Brooklyn to dig through some twelves that surfaced recently and showcase the current state of the scene.