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Massive record collection to be publicly exhibited

Visitors will be able to listen to 45,000 Top 40 records after a digital music company bought the collection at auction At the beginning of the month, Keith Sivyer’s extraordinary record collection was unveiled to the world. More than 35,000 records – 27,000 7-inch singles and 8,000 albums – were […]

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Has The Compact Disc Lost Its Shine?

It’s 30 years since Dire Straits’ Brothers in Arms began the CD boom. How did the revolution in music formats come about and what killed it? Thirty years ago this month, Dire Straits released their fifth album, Brothers in Arms. En route to becoming one of the best-selling albums of […]

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Angelo Badalamenti to score Twin Peaks reboot

A triple whammy of exciting updates from the Twin Peaks reboot. David Lynch is back on board and now we’ve got even more exciting news from behind the scenes of the forthcoming TV series. During a Twin Peaks panel at Crypticon in Seattle, actors Sherilyn Fenn and Sheryl Lee revealed […]

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Frank Zappa Invented Music Streaming

There’s always that one guy in every horror movie who sees what’s coming. Bob and Tina never listen to him, though, so they take a moonlight stroll to Bikini Beach with a sixer and a doobie, only to be hacked to death by a chainsaw-wielding maniac. Not only would that […]

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New Portable Audiophile Turntable

Crosley have devloped an ‘audiophile’ turntable Famous for their vintage-style portable carry-case turntables, Crosley have announced a new ‘audiophile’ player, the Keepsake Deluxe, which promises to ‘refine’ the plug-in-and-play model with ‘high end performance’. What does this mean? As well as ubiquitous in-built pre-amp and speakers, the Keepsake Deluxe has […]