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Patti Smith And Her Band Perform Horses – 50 Years Of Pure Punk

“Do you know how to Pony?” In 1975, Patti Smith released the iconic LP “Horses”. Subsequently, earning her the title “Godmother of Punk”. She is now about to celebrate the 50th birthday of that very LP. Patti Smith and her band perform Horses, hence the only acceptable title for the upcoming tour. She is playing the …

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This Is Record Store Day 2015

Yesterday, the worldwide Record Store Day took place again. This year with American rock legend Dave Grohl as the official ambassador. The annual event makes every record collectors’ heart beat faster. Importantly there are a lot of special releases to be caught. The 2015 list is gobsmackingly long. However, a lot of the praised records are reissues …

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The Vinyl Factory Starts Discussion Podcast

London based The Vinyl Factory has established a podcast series. It features 4 discussion rounds about vinyl records. Nicole McKenzie (Sounds of The Universe), the founder of Dicogs: Kevin Lewandowski, Eglo Records’ Alexander Nut and Bill Brewster (djhistory.com) are discussing the impact the internet has on vinyl records. Internet services such as Discogs or eBay …

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Don’t Miss Out On This DJ Interview About Vinyl Records

This winter, while doing research for my thesis, I did several interviews with experts. For the reason of gaining an insight view into the world of vinyl records. I like the idea of sharing some of them here. One of the interviewees is William Pink. He is a Linux System Administrator at Artirix and DevOps Engineer …

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BBC Radio 1’s Iconic Rock DJ Zane Lowe Leaves BBC For Apple

Zane Lowe has given up his iconic evening slot at BBC Radio 1. For the reason that he is leaving the UK for California. He is going to work in a yet unknown position for Apple Music. Zane Lowe has always been in love with Radio The New Zealand born Zane Lowe came to the …

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Royal Blood Best Art Vinyl Award 2014

Royal Blood Wins Best Art Vinyl Award 2014

The British Band and Newcomer Royal Blood Win Best Art Vinyl Award 2014. Best Art Vinyl Award is coming in and the selection is stunning. The winner for 2014 Best Art Vinyl Award is Brighton Band Royal Blood. The sleeve artwork of Royal Blood‘s self-titled debut album is an original piece of art by Dan …

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This Is All You Need To Know About The Vinyl Comeback

For the first time in two decades, the vinyl sales in the UK music market are said to rise over the figure of one million. You can call that the vinyl comeback. Referring to the BPI, Arctic Monkeys “AM” is so far the best-selling album of 2014. The vinyl made a remarkable comeback and is …

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