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Originally posted on FACT. Warp have – officially, now – announced Aphex Twin‘s new album, Syro. After years of speculation fuelled by sporadic Aphex interviews (remember “I’ve got six [...]

Jack White reveals disturbing footage from secret gig at The Vinyl Factory’s 180 The Strand

Another chapter in the story of Jack White's ill-fated secret gig emerges. Last month, Jack White invited a group of just 40 of his most hardcore fans to the bowels of The Vinyl Factory's brutalist [...]

Listen to tiny vinyl record postage stamps that were used to send letters in 1972

August 19, 2014

You might have seen vinyl postcards, but did you know they used to make playable stamps too? The Buddhist Kingdom of Bhutan might be one of the very last places you'd expect to find the world's "fi [...]

VF collaborator Haroon Mirza to light up The Serpentine Pavilion with techno producer Mark Fell

August 18, 2014

Mirza to be joined by SND's Mark Fell and contemporary cellist Okkyung Lee for the one-off collaboration. Last month, Haroon Mirza co-curated the forward thinking arts and music festival Forget Amn [...]

One thousand first edition copies of The Beatles’ White Album go on display in Liverpool

August 15, 2014

New York-based artist Rutherford Chang brings his unique We Buy White Albums collection to the home of the fab four this month. Rutherford Chang has been collecting White Albums for eight years. In [...]

Take a look around America’s finest independent record stores

August 13, 2014

There is life beyond Amoeba, and it's thriving. Just as there's rarely smoke without fire, you can bet your bottom dollar you never get fire without fuel. With vinyl sales up another 40% for the fi [...]

Parisian Club Cheval graduate Sam Tiba to release solo EP with Bromance and The Vinyl Factory

August 12, 2014

Sam Tiba strikes out alone for ghetto influenced EP 'Samuel' due on vinyl via The Vinyl Factory in September. The latest young buck to feature in The Vinyl Factory's ongoing collaboration with Brod [...]

Brian Eno curates new Fela Kuti vinyl box set

Ambient pioneer selects seven albums for the Knitting Factory's third Fela Kuti box set. Brian Eno will follow ?uestlove and former Fela collaborator Ginger Baker in compiling the third of Knitting [...]

This record store is selling its entire stock, including rarities, for £1 a record

August 11, 2014

Reddington's Rare Records in Birmingham to sell 75,000 records at £1 each in unprecedented fire sale. Birmingham's legendary second-hand record shop Reddington's Rare Records is to sell it's entir [...]

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