A Degree in Record Collecting? Could you pass the qualifying paper?
News reaches Every Record Tells A Story today that Stax University is to offer a three year degree course in Record Collecting. According to their website, the degree will examine pupils understanding of grading the condition of records, why some records are more valuable than others, matrix numbers, stampings, the manufacturing process, mastering…
Predictions for 2015: These Things Will Definitely Not Happen
1. Thom Yorke To Release Solo Album in Even Edgier Manner. In Branches of Sainsburys. Said Thom, “I thought I’d release the album only in branches of Sainsburys because that way it’ll be easier for my fans to buy a copy when the pick up their groceries rather than messing around on the Internet for…
Review: The Year In Music 2014…And The Life and Death of Rock n Roll
The Death of Rock n Roll was the theme of 2014… January Perhaps it began with the crushing news that professional overdosers and part time rock band Motley Crüe had decided to split. This came as a shock to most people who thought that they had already split in the nineties. The Crüe did the…
Christmas Shopping For The Music Fan in Your Life. Sorted.
It’s always difficult to know what gifts to buy for the music lover in your life. Sometimes just buying a CD seems a little…lazy. On the other hand, you know they’ll probably enjoy that more than a Christmas jumper or pair of novelty socks. But some people feel awkward or even a bit silly going…
Sound of 2014 – Your New Favourite Bands
The Byronic Man Hosts An Every Record Q&A
Every Record Tells A Story Hits America! OK, it’s not quite that glamorous. I have written a piece for one of my favourite fellow bloggers, the excellent and very funny Byronic Man. In his own words, The Byronic Man is described as “The Best Humor Blog in America That I, Personally, Write”. The Byronic Man…
Sound of 2013: Your New Favourite Bands
New Music Acts for 2013: The Sound of 2013 There’s no doubt that 2012 was a fantastic year for music. From Gentle Whale’s sophomore effort to the amazing debut by Ginster Pye, both of which appeared on almost every end-of-year list, there has been much to admire. Could 2013 possibly get close? It would appear…