Looking For Vinyl In Colombia

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I recently booked a trip to Colombia to take in its vast heritage and beautiful sights and sounds. And while I was there, why not look for some record stores? With flight ticket in hand, I was off to Colombia. It might not be the first travel destination on everyone’s list, but for me, it’s … Read more

I haven’t been listening to any music lately. What’s up?

Have you been struggling to listen to music lately? Read on to hear about one of our writer’s thoughts on this, and ways you can get back to your happy place! Have you been asking yourself recently, “what’s been inspiring me?” Are you struggling to think of many artists, or instantly think of your ‘go to’ artists that you’ve … Read more

Nina Simone – Another Spring

As winter sheds its pall and the rejuvenation of springtime’s bloom takes hold, I’ve been moved to dig out a slew of old Nina Simone albums from my collection, particularly her much-admired And Piano! set from 1969. A commercial flop recorded at the pinnacle of the soul-jazz legend’s powers during her genre-straddling, crossover period at RCA, the album … Read more

The Beauty Of The Record Sleeve: Why They Matter

We look at why record sleeves are so important to the music, and why everyone should pay more attention to them. With the resurgence of Vinyl, it’s not only the music that’s being discovered again in a larger format, but also the beautiful works of art on record sleeve. With CDs and downloads, you usually … Read more