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New vinyl from Abra, Fat White Family, Magic Mountain High. R&B siren Abra finally brings her retro-future Princess EP to wax, whilst Magic Mountain High - the irregular collaborations between [...]

The world’s best record shops #038: Casarão do Vinil, São Paulo

September 24, 2016

Mis casa es su casa. Every week, we pick out one must-visit spot from a different city around the world with photos and a little bit of history. Think of it as a kind of 1000 places to see befo [...]

VF Mix 65: Eastern Disco by Moscoman

September 23, 2016

Away from the Western gaze. As we recently discovered, disco's self-appointed gatekeepers are a stubborn bunch. Look beyond the embattled shores of the United States however and a world of incr [...]

Freaky formats: The fine art of hand-made record sleeves

Exploring the hand drawn, painted, stickered or stamped record sleeves that are one-off pieces of art in their own right. “My criteria is… when you look at a record and go ‘WTF?’” A colle [...]

The 100 greatest disco 12″s of all time

September 21, 2016

The disco 100. Disco has changed. What has forever been defined by the glitter-ball aesthetic of Saturday Night Fever, has, slowly opened its arms to embrace a world of different musics, loosely co [...]

An introduction to James Booker, “the best black, gay, one-eyed junkie piano genius New Orleans has ever produced”

September 20, 2016

So says Dr. John. James Booker was many things. And yet while his flamboyant personality, expressed on stage in occasional drug-fuelled rants, invited labels, his reality was one that veered wildly [...]

The 10 best vinyl releases this week (19th September)

September 19, 2016

Record-of-the-year contenders from RVNG, Optimo and Soundway. When all is said and done and the end of year lists are in, sometimes you look back on specific weeks when it all went down. This m [...]

How Marvin Gaye’s ‘Inner City Blues’ has remained America’s urban protest anthem for 45 years

September 16, 2016

Released 45 years ago today, we look at seven tracks that took Marvin Gaye's 'Inner City Blues' in new directions. Words: Jack Pepper Marvin Gaye was not a visionary, he just describ [...]

The world’s best record shops #037: Honest Jon’s, London

September 15, 2016

London is the place for me. Every week, we pick out one must-visit spot from a different city around the world with photos and a little bit of history. Think of it as a kind of 1000 places to s [...]

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