David Gilmour – Yes, I Have Ghosts

There’s still one more Record Store Day Drop to go but plans are in full swing for Record Store Day Black Friday on 17 November. We’ll have more info on that soon, but first: news of a special #RSDBF release from Mr David Gilmour. Yes, I Have Ghosts is his first new song in five years from the increasingly reclusive God of Prog, and it … Continue reading David Gilmour – Yes, I Have Ghosts

How do you spend £29,105.58 on just 10 records?

So, how do you spend almost £30k on just 10 records? Simple, buy the 10 most expensive records sold on Discogs in August. And, if you did, as well as having one of the smallest and most expensive record collections in the world, you’d also have one of the most varied. Discogs’ ten highest hitters this month is a mixed back to say the least. … Continue reading How do you spend £29,105.58 on just 10 records?

Yazmin Lacey on Blue Note Re:imagined

Yazmin Lacey’s I’ll Never Stop Loving You is the latest 7″ vinyl from Blue Note Records, ahead of the label’s Re:imagined compilation, slated for 25 September. The 7″ is out now, and the compilation will be pressed on, of course, blue vinyl. Full tracklisting (and track-by-track provenance) after the album art. Shop Blue Note Re:imaged on Amazon. Jorja Smith “Rose Rouge” – from St Germain’s … Continue reading Yazmin Lacey on Blue Note Re:imagined

Coil – Musick to Play in the Dark

Coil’s most celebrated and hallucinatory creation, Musick To Play In The Dark is set to be reissued for the first time in over 20 years, on double (purple and black) vinyl editions with the complete, unedited versions of each song and an exclusive “D-side” vinyl art etching. Out 27 November on Dais Records. Housed in a sturdy matte jacket with embossed lettering and spot-gloss design … Continue reading Coil – Musick to Play in the Dark

Johnny Marr — “I’ve been going to Groucho’s Records since The Smiths days… I’m glad these places are still around”

Since The Smiths dissolved, Johnny Marr has travelled the world, bringing his guitar-superstar chops to a host of bands’ records and finding his voice as a solo songwriter. Call The Comet, though, was forged in his home city. Richard Purden meets Marr to talk about embracing rock music, record shopping with Morrissey and being influenced by HG Wells… The May Fair Hotel in London’s West … Continue reading Johnny Marr — “I’ve been going to Groucho’s Records since The Smiths days… I’m glad these places are still around”

Bob Dylan covered by ANOHNI for new 7″

Following up yesterday’s announcement of ANOHNI’s Secretly Canadian 7″, out 02 October, here she talks us through how and why she chose to cover Bob Dylan’s It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue for the A-side: “I recorded It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue with Kevin Barker one afternoon a few years ago. I listened to it recently and it reminded me of Now, a nausea … Continue reading Bob Dylan covered by ANOHNI for new 7″

ANOHNI covers Nina Simone for Secretly Canadian 7″

ANOHNI has today shared two new songs: versions of ‘It’s All over Now, Baby Blue’ by Bob Dylan and ‘Be My Husband’ by Nina Simone. The songs are available now, digitally, with a 7” following on 2nd October via Secretly Canadian. And she’s explained the background to this bewitching recording to Long Live Vinyl… “I saw Nina Simone perform at Carnegie Hall in 1991 while … Continue reading ANOHNI covers Nina Simone for Secretly Canadian 7″

How long is it until the next #RSD20 drop?

As announced earlier this year, Record Store Day as it has come to be known will not be celebrated in 2020. Instead there are three RSD ‘Drop Dates’ in which you can get hold of the RSD titles from local record shops: August 29, September 26 or October 24. You can find the 2020 releases and their new Drop Dates on the RSD website or you can download a copy … Continue reading How long is it until the next #RSD20 drop?

New RSD2020 turntable is… see-through!

Make sure you’re sitting down, because this brand new RSD2020 3″ turntable – announced today and out 08 August – is literally breathtaking. More pics over on our Twitter and Instagram. It’s a limited edition of 1000 units, which come packaged with two colored 3″ coloured vinyl singles. Post Malone’s Goodbyes on red and Saint-Tropez on green vinyl at participating indie record stores, with black vinyl … Continue reading New RSD2020 turntable is… see-through!

Aoife Nessa Frances – Land Of No Junction

Aoife Nessa Frances – Land Of No Junction

In the words of Irish singer-songwriter Aoife Nessa Frances, her debut album explores a “dark vast landscape” of “liminal space”, an imagined place where she would “sit with uncertainty and accept it”. In practical terms, that means an album of woozy psych-folk that initially seems curiously out of focus, almost as if taking a cue from the title, LP co-producer/musical collaborator Cian Nugent’s childhood mishearing … Continue reading Aoife Nessa Frances – Land Of No Junction