Record Stores

Documentary Charts History of UK Indie Record Shops

Michael Sigman | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Twenty years ago, the UK boasted a thriving record-store culture, with over 2200 indie shops and as many as three on a single block in a single small village.

Why I Loved HMV

Tom Ward | Posted 16.03.2013 | UK Entertainment
Tom Ward

The worst part of HMV closing down is that the music and film lover will have limited options when it comes to discovering new music. Sure there are record stores, but, especially in small towns, it can be hard to find a decent one.

Record Store Day: More Than Just Listening to a Band

Wayne Hemingway | Posted 20.06.2012 | UK Entertainment
Wayne Hemingway

Today is Record Store Day. That it was felt necessary to instigate a Record Store Day says a lot about how technology is changing life's landscape.

Trying to Save Head: Why Did a Successful Record Store Have to Close?

Jonathan Greer | Posted 15.03.2012 | UK Entertainment
Jonathan Greer

Last year for Record Store Day, I wrote a blog post about the records shops I grew up with in Northern Ireland, and how they helped me gain a sense of...