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Archive for the ‘Vinyl’ Category

  • Barack Obama’s Jazz – Album Cover Inspired Designs

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    One of our main unwritten rules here at VoEA Heights is that we stay well away from both religion and politics. Therein lies the road to loads of trouble! However we all know rules are here to be broken and when we saw this it seemed just too cool to pass by...

  • Tour of The Stax Museum

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    If you happen to be on holiday in Memphis with the wife and kids and you can convince them to take a tour of the Stax Museum then we heartily congratulate you because we know we’d struggle to do the same with our lot. If however you are not planning on...

  • Reworked Album Covers

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    Previously we’ve featured the wonderful album cover reworkings of graphic designer Jeff Rochester in our Reimagined Jazz record covers post and a gallery of Recovered Hip Hop Album Sleeves This time we have a mixed bag of musical genres from...

  • That Spiritual Feeling – Thrift Store Christian Record Covers

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    Here at Voices of East Anglia we tend to avoid the minefield subject that is religion, however when we stumbled upon this groovy collection of album covers titled Thrift Store Christian Records on Flickr we couldn’t resist the temptation of...

  • Souled Out – Seventies K-Tel Television Adverts

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    It’s Soul time with K-Tel – As Advertised on television (Many years ago) During the seventies the budget record label released several Soul compilation albums. A while ago we blogged two of the adverts from the Super Bad series. We’ve had...

  • Footage of 1973 DJ Training Course in Switzerland

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    Here we have a short video clip that shows a report from Switzerland’s first DJ training course in 1973. We don’t have much information on this, however what we can tell you from our Google translation skills is that the course cost 520 Francs...

  • Hip Pocket Records

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    Over the years the trend in terms of music storage has tended towards the excessively small to the point now where you can virtually store a whole record collection on an iPod or MP3 player that you can carry on your pocket. Tracing this trend back to its...

  • Can You Spare A Dime – Vintage Jukeboxes

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    Previously we’ve taken a look at the phenomenon that was Scopitone – a big old juke box with a TV on top showing some of the earliest videos ever made. Well, continuing on the juke box theme we now take a look at juke boxes without big TVs on top...

  • Brimful of Sixties Record Adverts

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    Now in its 5th year, the annual Record Store Day has become something of an international phenomenon. Falling every year on the 3rd Saturday of April it is a celebration of all the good things your local record store can supply you with (mainly vinyl records)...

  • House Hunting with Biz Markie

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    What time is it? it’s time to go house hunting with the Clown Prince of Hip Hop Biz Markie. The New York rapper recently appeared on the Biography channel’s ‘Celebrity house hunting’. In the programme he shows off his vinyl and his...