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Sir Peter Blake Recreates Sgt Pepper

British artist Sir Peter Blake has recreated the iconic album sleeve for The Beatles' Sgt Pepper's on his 80th birthday. It was unveiled at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in London earlier this week. The piece features artists, film directors, musicians, writers, fashion designers and chefs, as well as himself and his family, all who have inspired him over the years.

Read more - Yesterday

Coffee & Vinyl: 12 record shop cafés that serve both your addictions

From Hong Kong to LA here are ten of the best and most beautiful spots to grab a hot brew and a 12″ slab of pie.

Read more - 3 days ago

Iman Pays Tribute to Husband David Bowie as 1 year Anniversary of his Death Approaches

David Bowie‘s wife Iman has paid tribute to her late husband as the one-year anniversary of his death approaches. 

Read more - 2 weeks ago

Record sales: vinyl hits 25-year high

LP sales up by 53% on 2015 after deaths of many music greats throughout the year and a trend for returning to ‘tangible music’

Read more - 3 weeks ago

Bowie Fan Discovers Another Secret in Blackstar Record Sleeve

Adding to Blackstar surprises uncovered earlier this year, Bowie fan Chris Gray says he’s found a set of colourful 3D images reflected in the booklet of the vinyl version. Take a closer look!

Read more - 4 weeks ago

Quiz: How Much of a Music Snob Are You?

Being a serious music fan is not for the faint hearted. There's too much of it, some of it is hard to find, and the more you find out about it, the more you realise how little you know. So what everyone needs is a decent filter to keep the rubbish songs from clogging up your attention while you sift for the true gems.

Read more - 5 weeks ago

I Don't Need To Play My Vinyl To Love It

Vinyl sales may be on the up, but according to an ICM poll, almost half of people who bought a vinyl album last month have yet to listen to it. And of people who buy records, the poll found, 41% have a turntable they never use – and 7% don’t even own a record player.

Read more - 6 weeks ago

Vinyl Sales Made More Than Downloads Last Week!

For the first time, vinyl albums make more money for the music industry than downloads!

Read more - 2 months ago

8 easy and affordable ways to clean your vinyl records by hand

Stressed out by the idea of lathering your first editions in wood glue? Don’t fancy spending a packet on a cleaning machine? Paul Rigby offers eight easy and affordable ways to keep your records in good nick.

Read more - 2 months ago

First Liam Gallagher Solo Gig Revealed

Liam Gallagher will perform on a bill with the likes of Jess Glynne, Tom Odell and Plan B at Bush Hall as part of next year’s Give a Gig Week for music charity Youth Music.

Read more - 2 months ago

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