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Originally posted on FACT. It’s that time of year again, when pumpkins and flesh are lovingly carved to the sounds of Italian synth maestros. Well, you won’t have to worry about going back t [...]

Five Partridge Family records have been listed on Ebay… for $1,000,000

October 29, 2014

The most outlandish vinyl listing of all time? Almost certainly. With $1,000,000 you could have bought the 10 most expensive items sold on Discogs in the first half of 2014 and walked away with ove [...]

How afro soul pioneer Orlando Julius helped pen the disco classic ‘Going Back To My Roots’

October 28, 2014

"It's the same chorus that I wrote". Nigerian saxophonist reveals the untold story behind one of the biggest disco hits of all time. It's a familiar story but not one often told with such candour.  [...]

Velocity of Sound release “the world’s first piss soaked vinyl”

Originally published on FACT. Ashes, blood… and now this. Velocity of Sound has announced a new release by Eohippus entitled ‘Getting Your Hair Wet With Pee’, and — true to its title — [...]

All new Independent Label Fair to launch in Peckham next week

October 27, 2014

The brains behind the superb St John Sessions event series are hosting a record fair. A new record fair is to launch in South London with the first Independent Label set for Saturday 8th November.  [...]

The 10 most expensive records sold on Discogs in first half of 2014

October 24, 2014

Ever been curious about the crazy money people pay for records?  From time to time a record trades hands at way above what even the most dedicated collectors are willing to pay. Forking out a four [...]

Poll: Tell us your favourite highlife record

We invited Mogadisco to share their top 10 highlife tracks and records, giving us some fresh African sounds to add to the collection. But being the greedy bunch we are, we can't help but want more. N [...]

Britain’s tiniest vinyl record shop open for business

Originally posted on FACT. A shop claiming to be the UK’s smallest vinyl record shop has opened its, er, door. Owner Matthew Hawton cut the ribbon of Marrs Plectrum Records this week in the ga [...]

This brilliant video makes your favourite record sleeves sing

October 23, 2014

Bet you've never seen ABBA beat box with Bowie, Prince and Serge Gainsburg. We're not going to lie, we've seen some cool record sleeve-related videos in our time, but this is one takes the biscuit. [...]

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