Archive for the ‘Artifacts’ Category
7″ BBC Sound Effect records from the collection of my father-in-law. Notice they are billed as Long Playing and are cut at 33 rpm.
Labels from part of a set of Nursery Course 7″ records from the early 70′s (except no.1 which looks like a reissue from ’86) plus a ‘wallet’ to hold them in.
Recordings of different heart sounds, Columbia, year unknown, gift from a friend.
Seen this morning in Spitalfields Market, East London: part of Terry Lee Miall‘s bass drum from his time playing with Adam & the Ants. The seller was apparently a neighbour of Terry’s and did a house clearance for him when he moved. I did a quick search online and it appears to be the same [...]
DJ Shadow has started a tumblr to showcase pieces from his collection called D.N.A.P., short for ‘Does Not Affect Play’ – a term record buyers will recognise as a description on some used discs when marks are visible on the wax. It’s a collector’s wet dream with not only records but also promo photos, badges, [...]