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Archive for the ‘Vinyl’ Category

  • Our Favourite Shop – HMV Stores In The Eighties

    • 1648 Views • 1980s, Architecture, HMV, Music, Vinyl2 Comments

    We’ll start off by warning you – These pictures are nowhere near as exciting as the previous HMV 1960s Oxford street store photos we’ve posted. However they are still worth looking at, even if it’s just to reminisce about the cost...

  • Neil Fujita – Innovative Graphic Designer

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    One of our esteemed readers recently suggested we take a look at the work of S. Neil Fujita and being as our readers have such good taste we decided to take this advice on board. Little did we know quite how much truly iconic work this man has created so it...

  • The Art of Jazz – David Stone Martin

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    Now as you may have gathered, here at VoEA we are big fans of the format that is vinyl records. There are many reasons that we won’t go into today but one of them is definitely the cover art. Not all vinyl records have fantastic cover art, in fact many...

  • The Beastie Boys – Paul’s Boutique Corner in New York

    • 4173 Views • 1980s, Documentary, Music, VinylComments Off on The Beastie Boys – Paul’s Boutique Corner in New York

    In the past we’ve visited the John Coltrane House and The Church in The Graduate with the Pop-Pilgrims. This time we’re taking a trip to New York to see the Paul’s Boutique corner from the cover of the Beastie Boys second Album...

  • Out of The Past Records – A Vinyl Destination

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    Here’s a short film about the legendary Chicago record shop Out of the past records. The film from the Chicago Sun Times explores the well-known store, while the good humoured owners Charlie Joe and Marie Henderson recall tales from the shop, along...

  • Bags of Style – Record Shop Bags

    • 14721 Views • 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, Ephemera, Music, Vinyl3 Comments

    Back in the day when every high street had a record shop and people actually went out of their houses to buy music the record shop bag was quite a style accessory for any aspiring young man (or woman) about town. We’ve had a good root around the internet...

  • Faux Design – Record and Book Covers

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    You wont find the Televista Moods 2 album on the Hampshire University labelwhile flicking through records at a car boot sale, neither will you see The Pigeon Fancier’s Gambit on the bookshelves of Oxfam, as all of these excellent designs are...

  • Soul For Sale – Sixties Record Adverts

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    As fans of soulful sounds, we got quite excited when we came across this brilliant selection of record adverts on photo sharing site Flickr. Member Tim the Mod has painstakingly scanned and uploaded over 350 various Soul, Jazz, R&B and Rock record...

  • Re-covered Hip-Hop Album Covers

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    We’ve previously featured the cool Reimagined Jazz album cover designs of graphic designer Jeff Rochester.This time he has turned his artistic skills to re-cover some classic Hip-Hop Albums...

  • The Joy Of Decks – Record Player Adverts

    • 10913 Views • 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, Retro Advertising, VinylComments Off on The Joy Of Decks – Record Player Adverts

    The eagle-eyed amongst you will have noticed that here at VoEA Heights we’re big fans of the medium that is vinyl records. So much so in fact (and keep this to yourselves) that some of our number still won’t have CDs in the house.So, it follows...