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How to keep your old videos, music, and photos safe forever

How to digitize your media.<p>The computer age has transformed everything from the way we capture precious moments to the way we watch movies. We've switched from film photos to digital images, VHS tapes to streaming videos, vinyl to music files...you get the picture. However, before we owned …

Dog the Bounty Hunter gives update on wife Beth Chapman's condition

Duane “Dog” Chapman gave an update about his wife’s ongoing throat cancer battle on their podcast “Dog & Beth: Looking for Trouble.”<p>Beth Chapman, who revealed she had been diagnosed with stage II throat cancer last month, is trying to stay strong despite being in a lot of pain.<p>“I’m good and she’s …

Pets

Trump Tells African Leaders His Friends Go There to 'Get Rich.' Awkward Silence Follows

U.S. President Donald Trump was met with silence from African leaders Wednesday when he tried to congratulate them for the economic progress the …

Vinyl destination: who is actually buying records?

YouGov says middle-aged men – not bushy-eyed millenials – are fuelling the record renaissance. We hit the stores of Soho to test their data<p>Lonely, middle-aged men love vinyl. Before you rush to litter the comments section with gnarly insults under the pseudonym NotAllLonelyMiddleAgedMen, this …

Amy Winehouse

Sony Music goes back to vinyl records

<b>Sony Music, one of the big three global record companies, says it will start pressing its own vinyl releases again for the first time since 1989.</b><p>The firm will resume in-house domestic vinyl production at a Japanese factory south-west of Tokyo by March 2018.<p>The move comes amid renewed demand for …

Study: Those Who Get Goosebumps Listening To Music Have Different Brain Structures Than Those Who Don’t

You know that feeling when the drop is just too good, and the hairs on the back of your neck stand on end? When the rise lasts for minutes, just …

Excerpt: Quadrophenia: A Way of Life

By Simon Wells.<b>This extract from Quadrophenia: A Way Of Life, details the mass of pre-production that went on before filming could start in 1978.</b>The …

The Who

The best selling vinyl releases of 2017 so far

April 6, 2017 In News<p><b>2017’s biggest selling single was released in 1977.</b><p>Official Charts Company has released its top selling vinyl releases from the …

The timeless beauty of minimal turntable design

<b>How 10 simple and enduring design rules created some of the most iconic turntables of all time.</b><p>Love it or hate it, but Minimalism is currently …

Product Design

Headstart For Happiness - The Style Council (1983)

Happiness

Home Grown: A jazz fanatic with a vintage set-up

March 19, 2017 In Features<p><b>Because every record collection has a story.</b><p>Home Grown is our series profiling you lot and your excellent record …

For the record: a brief history of vinyl discs

<b>By Alan Gregson</b><p>As a teenager in the Eighties, I grew up with records. I started buying music just before the invention of CDs and long before CDs …

Two unreleased David Bowie records announced on limited vinyl

<i>Originally posted by The Vinyl Factory</i><p><b>Cracked Actor (Live in Los Angeles 1974) and Bowpromo lined up for Record Store Day.</b><p>Parlophone will release two …

David Bowie

Vinyl vs streaming: What music industry experts predict for the two platforms in 2017

​One of the most interesting things about Ed Sheeran’s phenomenal album sales was the number of physical units he shifted.<p>Sales of CD and vinyl for <i>÷</i> …

Watch this documentary on The Art of Listening

March 14, 2017 In News<p><b>Starring Hans Zimmer, Tycho and Kamasi Washington.</b><p>A new documentary, <i>The Art of Listening</i>, traces how sound evolves and the …

Vinyl Records

24 Easy Jazz Chords Every Guitar Player Should Know

5<p>SHARES<p>If you know your open and barre chords and are looking for something more interesting to add to your arsenal, this lesson will be perfect for …

Electric Guitar

A new vinyl crowdfunding service has launched

March 8, 2017 In News<p><b>Could this change the way small labels press wax?</b><p>A new venture called Vinylised wants to unite record buyers to crowd fund vinyl …

Vinyl Records

This new record player is just a wheel

February 27, 2017 In News<p><b>An upside down deck.</b><p>In the last few years there has been an explosion in novelty turntables vying for your affections. We’ve …

The world's most beautiful turntables

CD players may be a dying breed, but turntables aren't going away. We've rounded up some of the coolest looking turntables on the planet!<p>The iPhone and iPad are truly elegant designs, but they are the rare exceptions in the rather drab world of consumer electronics. Most cameras, printers, …

Audiophile

What happens in your brain when you fall in love? – video

Butterflies in your stomach or neurotransmitters on overdrive – science suggests there’s more to romance than our Valentine’s cards would have us believe. So, what’s dopamine got to do with it?

Basil Kirchin: The forgotten genius of UK music

<b>Basil Kirchin was a maverick musician and pioneering composer who is credited as a founding father of ambient music. Yet despite being hailed by acts such as Brian Eno and St Etienne, he remains an obscure figure. Now a festival in Hull is casting a light on a man regarded by many musicians as a</b> …

Brian Eno

What is the Best Audiophile Turntable for the Money?

For an audiophile or hi-fi enthusiast, just hearing the word “turntable” evokes an almost euphoric response, as if they’ve just bitten into the …

Audiophile

Home Grown: Meticulous vinyl archive and a Rane rotary in Chicago

February 12, 2017 In Features<p><b>Because every record collection has a story.</b><p>Home Grown is our series profiling you lot and your excellent record …

Vinyl Records

Turntable Reviews, News Guides

News // Feb 22, 2016<p>British hi-fi manufacturer Rega announced a new, redesigned version of its iconic Planar 3 budget audiophile turntable, which has …

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’<p>Sales of vinyl in 2016 reached a 25-year high as consumers young and old have once again embraced physical formats of music.<p>More than 3.2m LPs were sold last year, a rise of …

50 of the world's best record shops

<b>The record shop bucket list.</b><p>All this year we’ve been on a hunt of the most influential, hospitable and downright essential record shops in the world. …

Vinyl Records