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Detroit royalty in the mix. As far as Motor City legends go, they don't come more established than Amp Fiddler. As a veteran of George Clinton's Parliament Funkadelic, mentor to J Dilla, and Pr [...]

The world’s best record shops #030: Snickars Records, Stockholm

A sprawling Swedish vinyl basement. 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 pla [...]

“Music is my salvation”: How Abu Hajar escaped Syria to make the year’s most prescient rap music

July 27, 2016

Civil war, prison and migration behind him, Syrian rapper Abu Hajar is finally able to tell his story. It is a story that is true for a generation of Syrians, forced from their homeland by a bloody [...]

Turntable review: Flexson VinylPlay

Flexson VinylPlay Price: From £239 Pros: Digital connections, set-up, Rega RP1 design Cons: Phono amp choice Verdict: A well built turntable system that lacks inherent upgrade possibi [...]

An introduction to unsung synth pioneer Wally Badarou in 10 essential records

July 26, 2016

One of the most significant, if not recognised, musicians of the decade, Wally Badarou’s fluid fingers played keyboard runs on classic ’80s records by Grace Jones, Herbie Hancock, Talking Heads an [...]

The 10 best vinyl releases this week (25th July)

July 25, 2016

Death Grips, Floating Points and MJ Guider lead the charge. This week sees the release of one of the year's best electronic albums in the form of MJ Guider's Precious Systems. Meanwhile, Floati [...]

The 8 best vinyl subscription services to help grow your record collection

July 22, 2016

Pick the right record club for you. Nothing beats digging in a record shop. Probably the next best thing is heading down a YouTube rabbit hole and racking up a huge bill on Discogs. But ultimately, [...]

Hauschka’s new vinyl mixtape is perfect for lazy summer daydreaming

Hauschka delivers a wistful, nostalgic selection that spans classical, jazz and ambient electronica. German pianist and composer Volker Bertelmann has a musical CV to match the most eclectic ar [...]

The world’s best record shops #029: Princeton Record Exchange, Princeton

July 21, 2016

East Coast's biggest record store. 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 plac [...]

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