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Record shops preparing to get back to normal on Monday

Record stores reopen tomorrow (Monday) after yet another successful annual Record Store Day on Saturday, the day when various vinyl records get released and reissued– and limited to about 100 copies– for no apparent reason beyond ending up on eBay … Continue reading

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The true spirit of Record Store Day is alive and well in Watford’s The LP Cafe

Record Store Day has been going for seven years now, and each year the momentum grows. What worries me is that it may be starting to loose its purpose slightly. Maybe I’m cynical, or missing the point, but Record Store … Continue reading

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Listen to new Rachel Thomasin tune Mislead

Boston resident Rachel Thomasin has, with Mislead, headed more in a translucent and turquoise direction since we last heard her last year with the excellent Gravitate. Her voice still pitch-perfectly and autumnaly beautiful, but now the music includes beats and … Continue reading

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Kelis — Food

Arriving on the scene in 1999 with the daring and fresh Kaleidoscope album Kelis hasn’t always hit the same musical heights since with her sassy disco-flavored R&B. So when we heard late last year she’d signed to hip-hop / electro … Continue reading

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Listen to new Mazzy Star RSD single I’m Less Here

Mazzy Star today put out a new 7″ release for Record Store Day, I’m Less Here– originally recorded back in 2000– with Things found on the flip. It’s available on clear vinyl and limited to 3000. Listen to the moody … Continue reading

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RSD excerpt from ‘Jangle All The Way’

The following is an excerpt from a book John Hartley wrote about his record collection called ‘Jangle All The Way’. He kindly allowed us to publish this excerpt as he thought it “might fit in with Record Store Day.” The … Continue reading

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Record Store Day Single Focus 18.04.2014

We sent John Dobson over a selection of the many worthy RSD single releases for this year, and below is what he thought of each of those from the selection we sent over. Does that make sense? Anyway, here goes…… … Continue reading

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Listen to Blatant Water Cannon, the new Four Tet 12″ as Percussions

Four Tet this week announced three new double AA 12″releases on his TEXT label, two of which are from Kieran Hebden himself, with the other by Taraval. Listen to fun and cut-up house sprinkler, Blatant Water Cannon, which seems to … Continue reading

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