Nils Fram live @ SageGateshead

I saw Nils Frahm live, last Friday – here’s what I thought… Having had his Glasgow date the night before canceled due to poor weather conditions (a decision taken by the city’s council to shut the venue), Friday’s event went ahead, albeit with a visibly patchy audience. The sudden influx of Arctic weather had seemingly […]

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Vinyl Pimp Vlog

We recently came across the new Vinyl Pimp Vlog on YouTube which started a few weeks ago.  It’s a fantastic insight into the workings of this online vinyl beast and its retail outlet. Presented by the Man, himself, and particularly well, I think. Check it out.

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T.K Disco finds

I stumbled across a pair of beauties the other day when I was digging at local charity shop.  Happily they were from a label I had not recognised: T.K. Disco. T. K. Disco, a subsidiary of T.K. Records, was founded in Miami in the 70’s but sadly went bankrupt in ’81. They were pivtotal in […]

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Charity shop Disco Party

This was interesting in terms of music purchases – I picked up a couple of records in a local charity shop on my lunch break. The first, was a bit tatty – The fantastic cover depicted, band (pictured), resplendent in pearlescent capes, no less. Frankly, it looked awesome. When I got back to my desk […]

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DJ mix – Mr Scruff

One of our favourite mixes at the moment is Mr Scruff’s 100% vinyl mix he made for Mixmag. Luckily for us they recorded it and it’s on YouTube to be watched over and over! Feast your eyes and ears on this masterclass in the art of the DJ – A privilege to watch.

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Good reads

We’re always on the lookout for new reasons to search out new music and our research brought us to the book ‘Perfecting Sound Forever: The Story of Recorded Music’ by Greg Milner. Starting with Edison and the early days of recording capabilities through to the ultimate digitisation of the music business, the book is peppered with interesting stories, interviews, opinions […]

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