Vinyl Chapters writer Poppy Scarlett takes an unconventional look at different ways to transform your unwanted vinyl that you never thought possible. Dig out those damaged records or the ones you don't listen to anymore and give these a go! Now, we all know that vinyl is an incredible way to listen to our most treasured artist or genre of music. But what if there … [Read more...] about 5 Ways To Transform Your Unwanted Vinyl
We take a look at the Italian composer's debut record, and delve into the modern classical sounds of a rising star. Traditional wisdom has it that the classical music industry is in terminal decline, beset by an ageing demographic and cultural marginalisation, but one of the least predictable trends in the new digital music universe has been the flourishing of a significant … [Read more...] about Album Review: Luca D’Alberto – Endless
Jen Gloeckner returns with 3rd album VINE, treating us to an eclectic mix of styles and tastes. Music can take you on a journey: physically if you enjoy festivals or working out to your favourite high-energy tracks, or mentally as you lay on the bed with your headphones or listening to that new record spinning on your deck. Some music works better in certain situations, and … [Read more...] about Album Review: Jen Gloeckner – VINE
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 known for years? You may feel like listening to … [Read more...] about I haven’t been listening to any music lately. What’s up?
We take a look at the new Jazz record from the talented Chip Wickham, who takes us though a dizzying and impressive ride through Jazz. The Mancunian composer, flautist and saxophonist Chip Wickham has been around the block, cultivating an impressive reputation as a musician for hire within jazz, funk, hip-hop, latin, drum'n'bass and electronica circles over the course of a … [Read more...] about Album Review: Chip Wickham – La Sombre
Poppy Scarlett takes a look back though new wave, and how music stays with us through the interaction of generations. As I write this article I quickly switch from listening to The Jam, A Town Called Malice to the bright, ‘just hopped in your car’ echo of The Cure’s Friday I’m In Love. The new wave hit the 80’s decade from the word go, with new music flowing out of the … [Read more...] about New Wave: Through My Mother’s Eyes and Ears…