Nirvana: Bleach – Classic Album Anniversaries

Nirvana

This week sees the 30th anniversary of the release of Nirvana’s debut album. Every story has a beginning and for Nirvana that was Bleach. The Bleach LP was released on the super-hip Seattle based record label Sub-Pop in mid-June of … Read more

All Points East Festival 2019 Review – Sunday 2nd June

All Points East - Sun 26th

All Points East festival closes in style for another year amidst plenty of highlights, strong performances and an electric atmosphere. Last weekend at Hackney’s Victoria Park, the second year’s instalment of All Points East – a cavalcade of multifarious entertainment … Read more

An Interview with Jennifer Otter Bickerdike

Jennifer Otter Bickerdike

Vinyl Chapters speaks to author, audiophile and academic, Jennifer Otter Bickerdike about her career, records, and what got her into music in the first place. For some people, music really is life. Jennifer Otter Bickerdike is one of those people. … Read more

All Points East Festival 2019 Review – Sunday 26th May

All Points East - Crowd

Victoria Park’s summer festival, All Points East, returned for another diverse helping of guitar rock, art-pop, jazz and electronica. Victoria Park’s eclectic, two-week blockbuster summer festival, All Points East, opened for its second-year with a varied three-day programme encompassing the … Read more

Interview: James Morrison

James Morrison

James Morrison speaks to Vinyl Chapters about his new record, working with Joss Stone, and what he likes about touring. After taking a four-year break between albums, James Morrison has made a welcome return with new record You’re Stronger Than … Read more

A Guide For Record Store Etiquette

Crate Digging In Record Store

Record stores are a home away from home for people who love music – vinyl-lovers, especially. For many, there’s nothing better than heading down to your local record store for an afternoon, flicking through the new additions, digging for a … Read more

Interview: Lucy Spraggan

Lucy Spraggan Interview

We speak to Lucy Spraggan about her new album Today Was A Good Day, mental health and working with Scouting For Girls. Lucy seems to be in a settled place. Her new record Today Was A Good Day has recently … Read more

Looking For Vinyl In Colombia

records and player

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. … Read more