The Foundry have opened their own record store: “Early in 2015, Brisbane music lovers and other creative types were pretty pumped about The Foundry. The new venue promised to become the city’s new hub and hotspot, until post-opening issues put the place on hold temporarily. Thankfully, you can’t keep a good venture down, as their relaunch has proven. Now, they’re adding to the fold by throwing open the doors of their next phase: a record store.“
Vinyl records, typography and serious style from Kate Koeppel Design: “Vinyl head with your collection stashed in boxes? You should be ashamed of yourself. Those vinyl records are meant to be displayed. No, not in the way a teenager organizes their room. Stuffed in a bookcase or piled on a coffee table doesn’t start the conversation. It gets you on an episode of hoarders. Kate Koeppel has you covered. Her studio, located in San Francisco, is all about making sense of your vinyl collection…”
Panasonic brings back the vinyl with reborn Technics turntable: “Vinyl really is back; Panasonic has used its annual IFA press conference in Berlin to announce that it will relaunch and reinvent its iconic Technics turntable series, providing a lifeline to fans of analogue audio.”
“What do Miles Davis, Aretha Franklin, Nina Simone, King Curtis, Louis Armstrong, James Brown, B.B. King, Steely Dan (amongst hundreds of others) all have in common? Every single one of them knew that it took “The Hit-Maker” on the drums to make a genuine and indisputable hit! From the studios of Motown, to Atlantic Records, RCA Records and more…. one name always stood out from the rest when the best was needed: Bernard “Pretty” Purdie! Through his words, his teachings, and his rhythms, together let’s explore…”
The Vinyl revival: Why Tesco are now selling the vintage records, For those of us who have an obsession with records, the news that Tesco is stocking the new vinyl album by iconic rockers Iron Maiden makes the heart leap.
WXOU to host record swap event at Oakland University: “Oakland University radio station WXOU will host a record swap event at the Oakland Center Fireside Lounge Wednesday, Sept. 9 from 4-8 p.m. Those attending the event can bring vinyl records to trade with others. The record swap fill feature live music and a DJ set as well as food and drink, according to WXOU.
Got vinyl? WSIU looking for donations for annual sale: “If you have “gently used” stereo equipment, record albums, CDs, DVDs, cassettes, electronic games and audio books, WSIU would like to have them for its 8th annual SIRIS Classic Vinyl & Media Sale. The sale benefits WSIU Public Radio and Southern Illinois Radio Information Service, which serves individuals who are blind or whose physical condition makes reading difficult or impossible.“