PINK FLOYD – DARK SIDE OF THE MOON.

‘Dark side of the moon’ was released on 17th March 1973. Little did anyone know at the time what an impact this classic work would have on the world for years to come. Pink Floyd were already an established band before D.S.O.T.M, with the four members, David Gilmour, Roger Waters, Nick Mason and Richard Wright…

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THE ATTRACTION OF COLOURED VINYL!

Anybody who collects or deals with vinyl, most probably owns or has sold coloured records at one time or another, but from a technical point of view do they know how they are made or what is their purpose. The term vinyl is the plastic material or PVC that is used to make the record.…

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John Lennon

John Lennon would have been 78 years old today. Concerning John Lennon His greatest claim to fame is being co-founder of the Beatles and one half of the song writing partnership Lennon and Paul McCartney. After his marriage to Yoko Ono he became a peace activist, with unusual protests including nudity and conducting interviews from…

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Vinyl records turn the tables for collectors and investors

“That’s a big one. That’s massive,” says Mark Burgess as I produce a prize specimen from my record collection — a vinyl original of My Bloody Valentine’s 1991 album Loveless. Mint copies these days sell for as much as £300. But alas, not mine. “Oh. There’s a gouge there,” says the vinyl connoisseur, inspecting a…

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Record enthusiasts hunt for bargains at vinyl fair

The event was held at Komedia, in Gardner Street, Brighton, yesterday. Vinyl enthusiasts were busily hunting for bargains and a chance to discover new albums. Brighton Record Fair attracted buyers from all age groups, proving again that the vinyl revolution is gaining momentum. Maria Godden, 43, from Telscombe Cliffs, said: “My son and I came specially…

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Stereolab to reissue Switched On Vol 1-3 in 6xLP set

“An entry point to their motorik soundworld.” Stereolab are reissuing Volumes 1-3 of their Switched On compilation on vinyl, this September via Duophonic UHF Disks. Formed by duo Lætitia Sadier and Tim Gane, the group boasted a line-up which shifted through 15 musicians during its 19-year existence. 1992’s Switched On, 1995’s Refried Ectoplasm [Switched on Volume 2] and 1998’s Aluminum Tunes…

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Television’s Marquee Moon gets deluxe vinyl reissue

The deluxe version of Television’s classic album Marquee Moon will be released on vinyl for the first time on October 2. Pressed on blue vinyl, the first disc features the original album while the second disc features four out-takes and alternate versions, plus the full-length version of single “Little Johnny Jewel”. These tracks were originally included on the 2003…

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