Tag Archives: Record Cleaning

how many “Idle Moments” can you have? The vinyl revival continues

One of the first “Blue Note’s” I bought and liked was Grant Green’s great 1963 album Idle Moments.  Up to that point most Blue Notes I had heard I thought were pretty insipid and wondered what all the fuss was … Continue reading

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Analysis or Analist? More thoughts on record health – the Vinyl Revival Continues

Messing about with the Vinyl Passion Dust Buster stylus cleaner I mentioned a few weeks ago – I started inspecting my stylus after playing each side or a record – and saw some  interesting results.  Most worrying was a white … Continue reading

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“Random thoughts about records on a Friday”

Looking at the weather forecast for this weekend it might be that cycling will be too much “fun”,  with wind anticpated at 35mph and heavy rain,  I might wimp out. Anyway I will be trying some new music on Sunday … Continue reading

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Come on folks keep your stylus clean – the vinyl revival

This could have been titled “A clean sylus is a happy stylus” (Thanks 45spin). Anyway…. Last week, almost simultaneously, I saw a post on the London Jazz Collecters blog, and an ad in a freebie hi-fi catalogue that reminded that … Continue reading

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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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The wonders of listening sessions

Saturday I hosted the second session of EARS – can’t rember what EARS stands for but it is 4/5 of us who have known each other for aaarrrggh over 30 years. and we get together to discuss and listen to … Continue reading

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