In rotation: 11/5/15

The best vinyl record shops – as recommended by Guardian readers: Following the lively response to our feature on the UK’s best record shops (as chosen by experts), it’s now time for Guardian readers to get in the groove and tip their favourites

Vinyl High: 6 record stores on High Street offer music, memorabilia – OSU: With winter approaching, so are days spent during home hunkered down with new and aged favorite music. Columbus has copiousness of record stores to select from, and these 6 are all on North High Street. Between these stores we can get many any format of music, inclination to play it on, see it played live and wear it around. Even if we don’t buy anything, enjoying a atmosphere of these record stores is free.

Watch Sun FM goes behind the scenes at the new home of Sunderland’s record store: It’s been at the centre of some of Sunderland’s biggest gigs and now Sun FM is looking at its new home. Pop Recs has brought the likes of James Bay to Wearside and has been a community hub for a range of activities and services.

Meet the Alabama radio deejay who’s spun only vinyl on his weekly show for 25 years: It’s the kind of bizarre-yet-beautiful sequencing you just don’t hear much on commercial radio anymore. Which is exactly why Labbe does his show on public radio. Labbe plays only 45 rpm, 7-inch vinyl records on “Reelin’ in the Years,” airing live 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Vinyl Lover Opens Record Shop In His Own Home: “It started when I was 10 years old over 50 years ago when I got my first record and I have been a collector ever since. It was the Beatles’ Twist and Shout and then I got a copy of the album it was on,Please Please Me, and that’s when the rot set in,” Ian Gosling told Cambridge News.

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