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- Music with a coffee #8: Punk Floyd -- 'Top Banana'
- "In the 90's, for the first time, it was becoming somewhat acceptable for Christian music to include more extreme genres" -- Jared of Vomitface picks some choice cuts
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Tag Archives: vinyl
Derry’s Abbazappa Records (great name) can be found taking up space at Yellow Yard of Palace St., a kind of warehouse cum marquee, sharing floorspace with a cafe, vintage clothes, and a book shop. Filled with vinyl, from sixties psychedelia … Continue reading
I picked this one up in a local second-hand vinyl store. Bit dusty during the quieter moments but otherwise still nifty. Released 1984 ‘Ocean Rain’ saw the final instalment of the Bunnymen’s near classic era. There’s a difference of opinion … Continue reading
Browsing through the always interesting rows of stacked vinyl in Belfast’s Dragon Records of Wellington Place (some old, some new; some authentic, some problematic) I came across not one but two Eat Static LPs– both doubles. Interesting, thought I. Not … Continue reading
In the current vinyl revival you don’t see or hear a great deal about the seven-inch. Granted the occasional thing is being issued and reissued on the format but generally the LP has taken almost full ownership. HMV, for one, … Continue reading