I have seen many new releases on black vinyl in the past 10 years but I do also recognize the proliferation of black vinyl you mention overall. Most recently were the Alabama Shakes and Die Antwoord, I believe the Jack White solo album released today is on black vinyl as is the new Dr. John on Nonesuch...
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On Apr 24, 2012, at 3:40 PM, Jim Sam <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> A thought occurred to me that I'd like to get others' take on. With
> the exception of the band Shellac, I can't think of a new releases
> since sometime in the mid '00s that's been pressed on black vinyl. I
> definitely have all the primary colors, a lot of secondary colors, and
> a few clear/translucent ones for good measure. Meanwhile, I can tick
> off scads of new vinyl since then that've been black, but they were
> all reissues, not new releases.
> That said, all my vinyl tends to be of
> indie/alternative/underground/whatever rock bands. They're obviously
> doing it for the collecting aspect.
> Anyone else seen something similar?