Having your favourite album on vinyl is such a rewarding experience. You will get a listening experience unlike any other and you may even find that the quality alone far surpasses anything that you have listened to in the past. If you are new to all of this, then you may be wondering how on earth you manage to get your records sounding so good, but luckily, there are a few things that you can do to make sure that you’re getting everything right.
Following the recent announcement of Kraftwerk’s 3-D The Catalogue (Dolby Atmos Surround Mix) and 5 German language studio albums (Trans Europa Express, Die Mensch-Maschine, Computerwelt, Techno Pop and The Mix) being made available to stream for the very first time, Parlophone Records have confirmed that the 2009 UK and German vinyl 12345678 Catalogue remasters are to be made available as limited edition, individual heavyweight LPs, most of which have never been pressed on coloured vinyl before.
Over recent years, K-pop has had an increasingly influential role in the music industry, even in western markets. Reflecting the open internet culture, music from South Korea has cracked the U.S. and European markets in a way it never could before. It also seems K-pop is having a wider impact on the music industry as a whole by helping to revive physical music formats.
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark (OMD) continue their 40th anniversary celebrations with the announcement of a career box set, ‘Souvenir’ and brand new greatest hits collection – out now. The special box set will comprise of 5 CDs and 2 DVDs housed in a 10” box set, together with a hardback book, poster and a series of 10” prints. Pre-order here.
After the announcement of their 40th anniversary career box set and greatest hits collection, Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark (OMD) today unveil the details of a limited edition 7″ vinyl of their iconic debut single ‘Electricity’ – remastered by Miles Showell at Abbey Road. Side B offers up a brand new remix of ‘Almost’ by Vince Clark.
One of the more animated and fluorescent characters of the music world is beyond a doubt, Captain of the Lost Waves. Whether he actually originated on this planet remains a mystery, however his music and his magic have found a place somewhere in between modern Vaudeville, cabaret, and electronic dream pop. Wearing a top hat and traveling usually with a bouzouki, he travels from English Village to English town, like the old-time medicine men promoting miracles, musicals and curing elixirs, with an air of mystique, and talent beyond belief.