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Following Gilles Peterson’s recent Cuban-focused VF Mix, we take a deep look at some of the most unique record designs to come out of this endlessly fascinating country. Words: Christopher J. [...]

The world’s best record shops #026: Rm360, Seoul

June 30, 2016

A store with soul. Every week, we pick out one must-visit spot from a different city around the world with photos and a little bit of history. Think of it as a kind of 1000 places to see before [...]

Voodoo spirits migrate to the city in our latest vinyl-only mix

VF Mix 53 is as primal as it is brutal. Imagine Can meets Mulatu Astatke at Adrian Sherwood's place; and you'll have a sense of what's going on with London dance band Melt Yourself Down. Drawin [...]

The definitive guide to Oslo’s best record shops

June 29, 2016

See how the Norwegians do it. Words & photography: Alexander Horne Norway’s capital is small in size compared to its European equivalents but, when it comes to music it delivers on a p [...]

Black Disco: How jazz became the music of resistance in apartheid South Africa

June 28, 2016

Restricted, repressed and even imprisoned, black jazz musicians in '70s and '80s South Africa were forced underground. But they were never silenced. In a political and social climate where playing  [...]

Bargain Vinyl: How to find library music gems

June 27, 2016

In the era of the £20 LP, record collecting can be expensive. But if you dig for deals, there are serious bargains to be had. Jonny Trunk of Trunk Records leads the way with his on-going Bargain  [...]

The 10 best vinyl releases this week (27th June)

From Mala's Andean adventure to a Melvins classic reissued, dive in to this week's selection. Although it's been a terrible year for deaths, 2016 has spoilt us with 12"s and LPs. As June goes o [...]

Crate Diggers: Ed Motta

June 24, 2016

Our Crate Diggers series profiles record collectors around the world. Next up is a veritable giant of Brazilian soul music, and the most dedicated of international collectors Ed Motta. A big person [...]

The world’s best record shops #025: Real Groovy, Auckland

June 23, 2016

New Zealand's answer to Amoeba. Every week, we pick out one must-visit spot from a different city around the world with photos and a little bit of history. Think of it as a kind of 1000 places  [...]

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