Tag: R.E.M.

  • Should You Buy Nineties Vinyl?

    Should You Buy Nineties Vinyl?

    …and a discussion of Record Collector’s Logic. Also: The Great R.E.M. CD / Vinyl Hunt… Have we reached peak vinyl? Should we all pile in to CDs now the price is a tiny fraction of the cost of vinyl?  Is nineties vinyl going to be a great investment? Or would we all be better off […]

  • Format Wars: CDs Versus Vinyl – Which Is The Least Rubbish?

    Format Wars: CDs Versus Vinyl – Which Is The Least Rubbish?

    The Great R.E.M. CD Hunt (Part 2) In the last article we asked some of the fundamental questions of the universe. For example:  With the re-release of Paul Weller’s Stanley Road for no less than £32.99, have we reached Peak Vinyl?  Are we doing the right thing selling our CD collections twenty years after we […]

  • Peak Vinyl? Is It Time To Start Buying CDs Again? 

    Peak Vinyl? Is It Time To Start Buying CDs Again? 

    The Great R.E.M. CD Hunt (Part 1)  As with many bad ideas, this one started in a pub. History is littered with Bad Ideas That Started In Pubs. The Pet Rock was an idea that began in a pub, naturally. You’d have to be pretty pie-eyed to think that was a sensible business idea, even […]