Vinyl

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Plea after ‘irreplaceable’ records accidentally sold at Derbyshire car boot sale
Relative mistakenly sold ‘shocked and horrified’ Buxton woman’s inherited vinyls for less than £1 each

Miranda Bryant

25, Jun, 2022 @6:06 PM

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I love an LP, but spare me the Vinyl Snob going on like a broken record | Barbara Ellen
Just what is it about a day celebrating music stores that sets off those who fetishise format over pleasure?

Barbara Ellen

24, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Canals, charcuterie and beer: the weird ways record shops are staying afloat
This weekend’s Record Store Day will give indie shops a cash boost – but it’s not enough. UK shopkeepers explain why they’re diversifying to survive

Joe Muggs

22, Apr, 2022 @11:21 AM

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Physical media is a gift that keeps being given | David Mitchell
Streaming was supposed to kill off vinyl and CDs. Not a bit of it

David Mitchell

20, Mar, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Listen here: you can’t rely on music streaming. Maybe it’s time to dig out your old CDs | Larry Ryan
The Neil Young row hinted at the precariousness of relying on Spotify et al. Could the casual CD become cool again, asks writer Larry Ryan

Larry Ryan

23, Feb, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Record Store Day is harming, not helping, independent music shops like mine
Supply chain chaos and a worldwide vinyl shortage means the annual event that once saved record shops from extinction has lost its way

Rupert Morrison

17, Feb, 2022 @8:52 AM

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Fleetwood Mac: after its 926 weeks on the chart, who’s still buying Rumours?
As it turns 45, the drug-fuelled breakup classic is outselling almost everyone on vinyl thanks to its frank songwriting, enduring virality and the patronage of Harry Styles

Annie Zaleski

10, Feb, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Sidney Poitier wasn’t blinded by success, he paved the way for other Black actors | Kadish Morris
He knew that his Oscar win wouldn’t suddenly open doors for others and became a formidable force for a generation

Kadish Morris

08, Jan, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Vinyl turns tables as UK sales take highest market share since 1990
BPI estimates more than 5m vinyl albums already sold in 2021, the 14th consecutive year of growth

Damien Gayle

29, Dec, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Deluge of new albums by big artists has vinyl factories in a spin
Ed Sheeran says Adele had all the factories booked as big names compete for limited factory space

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

10, Nov, 2021 @12:28 PM

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Digested week: I’m collecting records again and sharing the joy with my son
Mask refuseniks raise spectre of Christmas lockdown, but there’s pleasure in rediscovering rock LPs with Robbie

John Crace

29, Oct, 2021 @10:24 AM

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First petrol, then pasta … now record labels are running out of vinyl
Demand for records is soaring, and Britain’s supply problems are making it even harder to get albums pressed

James Tapper

03, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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