Category Archives: Cassette

Record Store Day Exclusives List

The 2014 Record Store Day (RSD) exclusives list is now available. There are 608 records that will only be available on this year’s Record Store Day, which will take place on April 19th. Its a long, long list, too many … Continue reading

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Record Store Day 2014

Record Store Day came into being in 2007 when over 700 independent records stores and outlets in the USA came together to celebrate their unique culture. The UK followed suit and 2014 will see the seventh celebration of the UK’s unique … Continue reading

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George Duke – Ex Mother and Jazz Rock Keyboard Player Dies

Sad to report that George Duke, the Grammy winning jazz rock and fusion keyboard player has died. He was aged 67. George died August 6th in Los Angeles. He was being treated for chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Duke’s son, Rashid, thanked his … Continue reading

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Record Store Day, UK – 2013 – Great 15 Minute Film

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The Sound Of Dobells – The British Record Shop Archive.

In August 2012 the British Record Shop Archive was set up online by Leon Parker to save the history of how we found, listened and bought music. For the last four years ‘Record Store Day’ have grabbed the media’s attention … Continue reading

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Sound It Out! The Story of The Last Indie Record Store In Stockton

This film was recently shown on BBC4 – I missed it first time around! Certainly worth watching in full. The story of the last indie record store in Stockton (Teesside UK). Long may they stay in business. As somebody who … Continue reading

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Updated: Last Shop Standing out September 10th

“You are never going to discover Captain Beefheart or the 13th Floor Elevators or the Velvet Underground in your local supermarket, ever.” – Richard Hawley, Musician ‘Last Shop Standing’ is a documentary film to be released on September 10th this year and … Continue reading

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Rhino Records Resurrected!

“Go to Rhino Records on Westwood Boulevard…” – Wild Man Fischer. The wild world of the record store species is featured in a new documentary about the legendary record store in Los Angeles – Rhino Records and its record label. Rhino Resurrected is a “film about … Continue reading

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Last Shop Standing – The Rise, the Fall And the Rebirth of the Record Shop

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Peel Record Collection To Go Online In May

A large part of the late John Peel’s gigantic record collection is to be put online at The Space. Online visitors will be able to peruse some of the Peel’s 25,000 vinyl albums. The 40,000 singles and CDs will go online at … Continue reading

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