Tag: record

1960s Decca Decclian portable record player

eBay watch: Five interesting vintage record players

Yes, you can buy retro-styled record players new these days (like the recent-produced Crosley Keepsake for example). But there are plenty of original players out there. Here are five of the best up for auction right now. Note that if the auctions have ended, you can see all current vintage […]

Hype and Soul Motown book

Thanks to Jason again for flagging this book up, which had passed me by. I'm talking Hype and Soul by Al Abrams, which is sure to be of interest to any Motown fans.

TukTuk leather record boxes

Collect 7-inch vinyl? For some, you probably need crates or the supersized metal boxes. But for more modest collections, these TukTuk leather record boxes should do the job.

New record label: Spoke Records

Perhaps should have mentioned this a couple of week back (when it did officially launch). Spoke Records that is. It's a new vinyl/45 label specialising in tunes that will, in the main, be mod friendly – 60s soul, mod R&B, blue-eyed soul, 60s jazz and psych are all genres mentioned […]

The Jam 10-inch acetates on eBay

I got an interesting email late last night, essentially pointing me towards these super-rare acetates from The Jam, which have just gone on eBay. According to that email, from the seller, they are being sold on behalf of a 'well known promoter' and as as well as having rarity value […]