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Originally published on FACT. Mastering is often referred to as music’s dark art, and London’s mastering houses are equally shrouded in mystery. With many modern mastering sessions unatt [...]

Listen to and download a new summertime vinyl-only mix from Bullion’s pop outfit Nautic

July 30, 2014

Nathan Jenkins aka Bullion, Laura Groves and Tic Zogson unite as Nautic to bottle a dose of bittersweet summer for the next instalment of our vinyl-only mix series. Last year DEEK Recordings re [...]

“A strange economy”: Amanda Petrusich goes on the search for the world’s rarest 78′s and the curious characters who collect them

July 29, 2014

Photograph by Amanda Petrusich We speak to author Amanda Petrusich about her new book Do Not Sell At Any Price: The Wild, Obsessive Hunt for the World's Rarest 78rpm Records. There's a littl [...]

The 10 best vinyl releases this week (28th July)

July 28, 2014

The Vinyl Factory select the 10 most essential vinyl releases of the last 7 days. One of the strongest and most varied weeks in quite some time, as we fill our record bag with gorgeous 12"s fro [...]

“If the music is good it’ll play anywhere”: Jon Hassell on his seminal ambient work City: Works of Fiction

July 24, 2014

He's worked with Brian Eno, David Byrne and Karl Heinz Stockhausen, been remixed by 808 State, and samples everything from Massai hunting calls to Public Enemy. It's safe to say that trumpet playe [...]

Blue Note changed my life: 16 artists pick their favourite Blue Note records of all time

July 22, 2014

The finest in jazz since 1939. Among the most influential and important record labels of all time, Blue Note have marked their 75th anniversary this year by launching an extensive reissue campa [...]

Eddie Peake and Gwilym Gold talk sexuality, art, jungle and HYMN

British artist Eddie Peake and musician Gwilym Gold discuss their latest collaboration on Peake's new label HYMN, conceived in collaboration with The Vinyl Factory. Shortly before we leave his  [...]

“We always defied expectation”: Chris & Cosey on Throbbing Gristle’s 20 Jazz Funk Greats

July 21, 2014

Originally published on FACT. After much deliberation, there could only be one record at the top of FACT’s 100 Best Albums of the 1970s. Released in 1979, Throbbing Gristle’s 20 Jazz Fun [...]

The 10 best vinyl releases this week (21st July)

The Vinyl Factory select the 10 most essential vinyl releases of the last 7 days. No sign of things slowing down as we approach silly season, with this week's haul looking fresher than your ave [...]

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