We know that vinyl is back, but now the demand for retro is leading to some extraordinary prices. As LP sales return to a level not seen for almost 20 years, a small west London vinyl-only record label is busy producing handmade limited-edition albums that sell for up to £2,500.
A gangly figure with a remarkably luxuriant beard, label owner Pete Hutchison looks like a man out of time sitting in his small Notting Hill studio surrounded by beautifully restored vintage equipment. The set up includes a BTR-2 reel-to-reel tape machine used at Abbey Road Studios on landmark recordings by the likes of The Beatles.
Hutchison’s passion for 33.3rpm vinyl discs, a format introduced by Columbia back in 1948, knows no bounds.
You can read the rest of this article by Chris Barrett from the Independent Newspaper here
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