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How Records Got Their Groove Back

Here's a good article that was originally on AARP Magazine's site. Only one point I think he's missed - it wasn't just the sound that that arrtacted people to CDs it was the convenience of them, which waspecially true for cra drivers who used to tape their LPs to play in the car. "They lied […]

Chris Counsell of Naked R.I.P.

I'm sad to report thedeath of Chris Counsell from Naked. Chris was the guitarist and driving force behind the band who released the excellent One Step Forward 7" on Bluurg and had their catalogue reissued on CD on Overground. Chris died following an 18 month battle with a brain tumor and leaves a wife and […]

Disappearing Record Shops

I read that last year over a quarter of the UK's independent record stores went out of business. In the heyday of the 1980s there were over 2200, by the end of 2008 there were just 305. Coupled with the disappearance of chain stores such as Fopp and Zavvi and thje massive reduction in music […]

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