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UK music industry braced for Brexit?

April 24, 2017 Tim Card 0

From BBC Whether you consume music digitally or collect vinyl records, Brexit has the potential to affect you. The UK music industry, like its counterparts in other countries, has had a tough time adapting to the technological shake-ups of recent years. But now it also has to plan for the […]

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Kraftwerk announce new live album and 3D concert film

April 23, 2017 Tim Card 0

From NME The iconic German outfit have performed a number of their albums at lavish live shows – recordings of which feature on the new collection Kraftwerk have announced a new live album and 3D film collection. The pioneering German electronic outfit have toured a number of their classic albums […]

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On this day in 1971…..

April 23, 2017 Tim Card 0

….The Rolling Stones released their classic album Sticky Fingers in the UK. The band’s first release on their own label via Atlantic Records, the cover was designed by Andy Warhol, who was paid $15,000 for his efforts. The LP sleeve featured a close-up of a pair of jeans with a working […]

Record Collecting News

Record Store Day 2017: What was your best buy? Share your stories…..

April 22, 2017 Tim Card 0

It’s record store day 2017, with lots of exclusive vinyl shaped goodies to be had, if you’re out and about and want tell us what you’ve ‘found’, we’d love to see some pictures….. Queues started early at Piccadilly Records in Manchester….. Looking for new and back catalogue vinyl, rare pressings […]

Rare & Vintage Vinyl & CDs

What’s the best vinyl record ‘find’ you’ve ever had?

April 19, 2017 Tim Card 0

A couple of weeks ago we posted a story about Martin Holl, he bought a vinyl record (a ’90s compilation called ‘We Love You….So Love Us’ for the princely sum of $1). The sleeve was actually a limited edition version created by Banksy! It’s worth around $1,500! Yikes!!! Which prompted the […]

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Your Weekly Best Of Premium Collectables including Rolling Stones, Misfits, Smiths, John Lennon & More

April 19, 2017 Tim Card 0

…..big hittters this week include the mega rare German only 10″ Rolling Stones ‘Beat Beat Beat’ Vinyl, a super rare US punk ’45 from the Misfits, an Australian Quadrophonic (ask yer dad) John Lennon ‘Imagine’ LP, plus a complete Smiths Japanese papersleeve CD collection and much, much more….find it all here here Looking for […]

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On this day in 1969…..

April 16, 2017 Tim Card 0

….Desmond Dekker and the Aces were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘The Israelites’, making Dekker the first Jamaican artist to have an UK No.1 single. Here’s a little refresher…. The record was a big hit with the UKs skinhead fraternity and has since gone down as a […]

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Has the holiday-camp indie festival had its day?

April 12, 2017 Tim Card 0

From the Guardian Safe as Milk, which was set for Prestatyn Pontins, was cancelled last week. In the wake of All Tomorrow’s Parties’s demise, what is the outlook for such leftfield events? There’s perhaps little appeal in the idea of spending a weekend at a desolate holiday camp listening to […]