Stories of great records, what to look out for and how to spot.

Some musicians have fans that are more fanatical than others, they just inspire that loyalty Read more
Ever seen the words ‘An RGM Sound Production’ (or indeed Meeksville Sound) on any UK Read more
Ever found something inside a record sleeve that you’ve bought second-hand? Ever wondered more about Read more
For some people vinyl record collecting is all about owning a pristine condition original pressing Read more
Where do un-official re-issues come from? Why do certain records get targeted by the bootleggers?  Read more
In today’s world if you buy a music magazine the chances are that there will Read more
The classic British film Brighton Rock concludes with the main character listening to a one-off Read more
How could the pressing plants keep getting it so wrong? They get the master tapes Read more
It’s great to see that vinyl is popular again nowadays. It really is. It wasn’t Read more
The Beatles landed in America for the first time on 7th February 1964 and the Read more
Most UK 45rpm 7” singles from the 1950’s to the early 1980’s were pressed with Read more
You're never too late to join the party and start record collecting. It is fantastic Read more
“Re-issue, re-package, re-evaluate the songs” sang Morrissey of ‘The Smiths’ in 1987. Was he right? Read more
A&M Records was formed in 1962 by Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss, hence the name. Read more
When I was at school and needed cheering up, or I was ill, I’d always Read more
A great record is a great record isn’t it? Well, yes it is to a Read more