Tag: LPs


19 Sep 2012

Alfie Boe – Franz LehÍr: Love was a Dream CD

  Alfie studied at the Royal College of Music, the National Opera Studio and was a member or the Vilar Young Artists Programme at the Royal Opera House, London. He has performed Rodolfo at Glyndebourne, English National Opera and in Baz Luhrmann’s production of La Boheme on Broadway, for which he won a Tony Award. Other operatic roles include Alfredo, Tamino, Don Ottavio, Ferrando, Lysander,...

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19 Jul 2012

Vinyl Resurgence

It is already well known amongst many music aficionados that vinyl records have been enjoying a resurgence in recent years with huge store-chains like HMV selling them in high street stores. Which is certainly the case in my nearest branch. This chart shows how in the world of declining internet sales because of piracy, other formats have been enjoying significant sales surpluses. (chart via Digital Music...

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04 Jul 2012

What To Do With A Bob Dylan Vinyl & Other Records

Image by jem Do you have an old box of records sitting out in the garage? Maybe you inherited some old vinyl from your parents. Instead of letting them gather dust out in the garage, consider some of the different things you can do with them. Most people don’t know that vinyl records have been making a comeback. Independent record stores and online vendors do...

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21 Jun 2012

Caring For Your Records

Vinyl records are, by their nature, fragile and need a little help from time to time. We need to maintain them to keep them alive as long as possible and playing beautifully from start to finish. Cleaning Your Record The Milty vinyl cleaning range includes a specially formulated cleaning tape, a dry system that lifts dust and micro-particles from the record’s surface without damaging it. The...

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