In rotation: 5/4/15

Record fan collects every UK chart hit in history: Keith Sivyer bought every new release from 1952 until February this year. Now his extraordinary collection is going under the hammer

Underground Europe—a unique record fair and swap in Berlin: “…visitors of Underground Europe will mostly find vinyl records from DIY-labels ran out of the bedroom with pressings that usually don´t exceed three digit numbers. There will be mailorders, labels and record stores from all over Germany, but also from the United States, Italy or even Peru.”

Decca artist launches mobile record shop: “The Nathan Carter Mobile Record Shop will travel across the country, stopping at towns without record shops and giving ‘in-store’ performances along the way…”

A Technical Review of Vinyl Records: “Let’s start with a quick rundown of how vinyl records work and how they differ from everything else today…”

Vinyl attraction draws fans to fair: “Secondhand sales are huge and the value is going up and up.

Tee Cardaci Working as a DJ in Rio de Janeiro: A California native, Cardaci’s career was born from a love of music and from a hobby of collecting vinyl records. “I started collecting records when I was really young, like 7 or 8,” said Cardaci…”

Vinyl records are like a rotary phone, passed over in a digital age: “RIP records. Technology is about moving forward, not looking back … or so I thought.

Huntingdon Oxfam’s record disc sale: “I am very pleased to say that a customer came in first thing this morning and bought £500 of vinyl, including Kip of the Serenes by Dr Strangely Strange and S F Sorrow by The Pretty Things.”

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