Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Entry Form

Please command click and drag this image to your desktop. Print out, fill in and bring along to the show. Alternatively send us an email at info@stylusstories.co.uk stating you’d like to play a song.

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‘Vinyl’s difficult comeback’

‘Can the creaking machinery of the few remaining record pressing plants cope with demand?’ Article by John Harris in The Guardian: theguardian.com/music/2015/jan/07/-sp-vinyls-difficult-comeback

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Frank Gossner: The archaeologist of African vinyl

A German DJ has become an archaeologist of funk. He travels around Africa searching for old, unwanted and often mouldering LPs, gets them reissued and then plays them at his gigs around the world.

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Welcome to the house of fun

This ‘Hoarder House’ full of 250,000 Records was bought by Apollo second hand record shop in Canada last year. Here are some Pictures that were taken part way through the clean out, (note: When the removers first got there they … Continue reading

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Competition time

Dansette Dave saw the magnificent Roxy Music at Preston’s Guildhall, for launch of 2nd lp ‘For your pleasure’. Amanda Lear dressed as she was on the album sleeve, introduced Roxy Music. Dave still has the ticket stub and, if you … Continue reading

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Standard newspaper ES mag article

Stylus Stories were featured in an ES article on the rise of  vinyl and related spin offs. Continue reading to view the article by Pete Paphides who starts and finishes with a nod to a stylus story night he attended.

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Secret 7″ project – buy vinyl covers by famous artists

Gilbert & George, Ai Weiwei and David Shrigley are among hundreds of artists, professional and amateur, who have redesigned the covers of seven different singles for a charity sale that flies the flag for record-sleeve artwork.

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What price vinyl ?

30 minutes to final bid and this without question the very rarest psychedelic album of all time had its bid reach £8,000 ! on 3oth March 2013..surely this should have ended on April 1st !?

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The most remaindered album ever? – Vinyl appeal

It’s Dave Henderson’s plan, at 23 Ears, to bring all of these lost platters together on July 31 this year, 29 years after its initial release. If you have a copy languishing anywhere, send it to Dave at 23 Ears … Continue reading

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Stylus vinyl record finding service

If you have a great vinyl story but not the vinyl and, wondering where can I find it, then let the Stylus story vinyl finding service..be of service. Let us know what 7″ or Lp you want to get hold … Continue reading

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