Monthly Archives: January 2014

Nina and the art of record cleaning

This is really just a postscrpit to my words on record cleaning of a few evenings ago. Do you think cleaning sealed unplayed records is worthwhile?  Here is perhaps an extreme example, but illustrative, of what you can get “fresh” … Continue reading

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Record Cleaning – how to get the best out of the vinyl revival

Looking through some old papers this evening I found a piece I had scribbled back in 2005 on Record Cleaning.  Nowadays it is a more acceptable pass-time than back then.   At the time I was using a kit form … Continue reading

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A bit further and a bit longer

The sky looked as thick as pea soup as I approached the South Downs late this morning – I carried on driving down to the coast, parking on the border of Hove. OK I thought I will have a low … Continue reading

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My power link absconds in the middle of a quagmire

Today sun came out again so I headed for the South Downs.   This time I started at the Jack and Jill car park and explored the tracks between Ditchling Beacon and the Chattri. Many people had the same idea … Continue reading

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Contrasts – more slippery slidy off road cycling on the South Downs

:)) The sun came out on Saturday 😦 The sun didn’t come out on Sunday :)) But hey ho it didn’t matter that it was rather windy and grey  – it was great to be out two days on the … Continue reading

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The Vinyl revival – Upcoming treaures for 2014

Update March 2015:  I added a review of Surfer Girl (mono) a few weeks ago as an another page on my Blog if you are interested Update Dec 2014: See December’s post – Some will be released before Xmas Update April 2014:  From … Continue reading

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Simon Yorke Introduces a 45rpm-only Record Player! | Analog Planet

Simon Yorke Introduces a 45rpm-only Record Player! | Analog Planet.

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The Best of 2013 – the vinyl revival continues (Part 1)

I had originally envisaged writing regularly on the new vinyl record releases. Things haven’t really gone to plan. So I am taking this opportunity to play catch up on 2013. And as it is that time of year when the … Continue reading

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Happy Moo Year

I found a gap between the torrential showers and howling winds this morning and got my bike out for a quick spish, splash and squelch on the South Down. I wondered why my HRM wasn’t working, and then remembered I … Continue reading

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Herding Sheep

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