Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Moor sleeve display update

More pictures of the finished sleeve display in Sheffield can be seen here along with some reaction from t’locals. The original news post about the display is further down this page here. Advertisements

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Sound It Out

The very last record shop in Teeside… another fragile part of our retail ecosystem captured in this clever documentary. I confess it has passed me by but then I don’t read any of the publications which have given it (universally … Continue reading

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We’ll Miss Them When They’re Gone

Sheffield Record Shops ‘Our’ high streets are changing more than ever at the present time. Bricks and mortar outlets are under intense pressure from online activity, rising rents, rates and taxes while ownership of much retail property by financial institutions … Continue reading

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Sheffield shop moves…

Vinyl Demand is only a small Sheffield operation but manages to cram a lot of records into that modest space. After a year in an old works, they’ve just moved down the road, so I thought it was about time … Continue reading

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Top Of The Pops reaches 80

Another batch of Top Of The Pops sleeves is up, taking the series past their 75th platinum special edition (with the cover girl dressed in a silvery outfit) and their 20 Millionth album sale. Check Volumes 71 to 80 here. … Continue reading

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Snap Crackle & Bop

Now me, given this title, would have been tempted to do a pastiche of the cereal box substituting the artist – in this case John Cooper Clarke – for the characters who appear on the box. But Peter Saville was … Continue reading

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