In rotation: 2/17/15

What It’s Like To Run One Of Australia’s Favourite Indie Record Stores: “We really do hope people have a personal connection to the shop because it means a lot to us. I think we’ve worked pretty hard at trying to remove the idea of the arrogant record store clerk over the years as well as developing a good honest dialogue with customers.”

In celebration of Björk’s mid-career retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and the release of the Björk: Archives book, One Little Indian is reissuing the Icelandic singer-songwriter’s entire back catalogue as limited edition coloured 180g vinyl pressings.

With record store moving, Groovefest Music Festival lives on: “Tim Cretsinger said that even though the store is relocating, his music festival will go on.


Valentine’s Day wasn’t quite such a celebration of love for the owners of Brisbane independent record store Rocking Horse Records in 1989. As community radio station 4ZZZ have related on Facebook, that was the day the Queensland Police chose to raid the store in search of obscene material.

“Can audio products be designed to look as good as they sound? The Audiophiliac would be the first to admit that a lot of (but not all) high-end audio is downright ugly. So he’s rounded up a selection of the best-looking gear.

Pioneer Unveil New Plug In & Play Audiophile Turntable: “With 26% of young people apparently not listening to the music they buy because they don’t own turntables, Pioneer might have found a gap in the market.”

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