The general election’s almost upon us again. As the nation prepares to head to the polls, what about the musicians that have stood for office over the years? Here’s eleven of music’s best (and worst) attempts at running for office, by artists who quickly realised the transition from Wembley to Westminster isn’t an easy one. By Alex Flood.
From Reverb. Steve Albini to Auction “In Utero” Microphones on Reverb In the world of studio recording, few names command as much reverence and sheer fandom as Steve Albini. The Chicago-based recording engineer has been cutting landmark records for decades, inspiring countless other engineers and bands through his audio craft […read more…]
We know that vinyl is back, but now the demand for retro is leading to some extraordinary prices. As LP sales return to a level not seen for almost 20 years, a small west London vinyl-only record label is busy producing handmade limited-edition albums that sell for up to £2,500. […read more…]
We have acquired directly from Tony Rigg a lot of one-off master reels for the ‘Lost’ album ‘Damage By Stereo’, that was produced by Trevor Horn for ZTT, but remained unreleased until 2015 on Peter Hook’s Hacienda Records label. These fantastic tapes come in the original box with barcode stickers […read more…]