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Vote for your favourite Classic Album

Everybody’s favourite vinyl-spinning club, Classic Album Sundays will be appearing at this year’s Vintage Festival. Together with Bowers & Wilkins, they will be presenting the Best British Albums on British… Read more

The New Face of Vinyl

The New Face of Vinyl – support this project.

“Throughout the United States, teens and young adults alike are doling out cash for vinyl re-issues of their favorite records, or even better, getting the latest artists and records on… Read more

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The inspiring world of Diego Stocco

Two great videos from inspiring sound designer Diego Stocco. Creating the DTS Sound System using milk, lentils and water balloons. Creating a new instrument using a dismantled piano, a broken… Read more

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Classic Recordings: Iain Matthews – If You Saw Thro’ My Eyes

Iain Matthews – If You Saw Thro’ My Eyes Vinyl Lovers (Vinyl) By Paul Rigby Fairport Convention was a legendary folk band and many of the band’s former members released… Read more

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Debate: Does pop music need to be well recorded?

Welcome to the first in a new series of debates. Each month we’ll ask two experts to argue a thorny sound-related topic. We hope you enjoy the discussion, and we’d… Read more

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Stunning interpretation of Shostakovich by Rostropovich from LSO

BBC 3 described Rostrapovich’s performance on this recording as breathing “this music as if it were oxygen…he brings it chillingly to life”. His friendship with Shostakovich gives him a unique… Read more

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TED: Benjamin Zander – “Classical music is for everbody”

Leading composer and passionate classical music evangelist, Benjamin Zander, gives a typically charismatic, funny and inspiring talk on why classical music is for everybody – even if they haven’t realised… Read more

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BBC iPlayer– a great app for Zeppelin Air and AirPlay

It took a while to arrive, but BBC iPlayer on iPad is one of the best apps around. It allows iPad users in the UK to catch up on the… Read more

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JuJu recording the track ‘Djanfa Moja’ fast and live in the Wooden Studio at Real World

“We just came together, plugged in and played,” says Justin Adams of ‘In Trance’, a one-take marvel that begs repeated listening. “We played it exactly as we play it live.… Read more