Vinyl Tuesday - A Tipping Point for the Vinyl Resurgence?

Chris Owen | Posted 31.05.2016 | UK Entertainment
Chris Owen

Vinyl Tuesday should be celebrated as another opportunity to further bond with the new, the born again, or the lifelong vinyl junkies alike. However, it also highlights a (pardon the pun) pressing problem for the production of vinyl - the factories which pumped out little black plastic platters are fewer and farther between than during vinyl's heyday.

Record Store Day Isn't for Everyone, But It Is for Me and Lots of People Like Me

Tim Burgess | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Tim Burgess

Yes, I'm an ambassador for Record Store Day (that's even official). Yes, I have a single out on Record Store Day. Yes, my label is releasing a long lost track of Dub Sex (recorded by the legendary Martin Hannett, available in participating outlets). Yes, I have a list of records that are out that day that I'd like for my own collection. But does this make me biased? Yes, of course it does but it doesn't mean I can't have my say. I've heard the grumbles about there being too many releases, even conspiracy theories about major labels clogging up the schedules of pressing plants so that small labels can't get their stock in time. But, for me, these are good problems to have.

Climate Change 'Causing Colder British Winters'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.04.2013 | UK

The chief scientist at the Met Office has called an urgent meeting to discuss the effects of climate change, saying the melting of the arctic may be c...

The Music Industry is Dead But I Still Want a Record Deal

Matthew Phillips | Posted 02.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Matthew Phillips

So, why is it that, unlike my fellow comrades assembled around me in this café, I still desire, nay, demand, a record contract? After all, I can still create my music and release it on a plethora of digitally-based platforms. I don't need the permission of one of the music industry's behemoth labels to be a musician, do I?

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.

My Life at 33⅓

Dave_Jenkins | Posted 24.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle

So here's to vinyl lovers and the three unique ages we can nerdily salute. But how do I celebrate my 33⅓? How do I acknowledge how much of an impact it's made on my life?

New Guinness World Record Holders Revealed (Photos)

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK

The latest edition of the Guinness World Records book has just been published, and as you might expect it features a wealth of strange, fascinating an...