So, Semester 1 of 2016 started back at University last week. In the midst of worrying, whilst at the same time generally procrastinating about the amount of reading I already have to do, it seemed like a great time to visit secondhand book shops this weekend.
My first stop was at Beyond Q, located in the [...]
[ 1 December 2013 at 2:30 pm; ]
The NFSA threw one of these events on back in October, and obviously everyone had such a good time they’ve decided to do it again.
The records are ready to spin again !!!
Sunday 1 December from 2.30pm at the Vinyl Lounge, the newly renovated Theatrette at Canberra’s National Film and Sound Archive.
[ 27 October 2013 at 2:15 pm; ]
Think music sounded better before it was all digital? Miss the ritual of setting the needle down? Or do you just feel nostalgic about the smell of a vinyl collection?
Whatever the case may be, this will probably interest you:
NFSA sound archivists Graham McDonald and Thorsten Kaeding are passionate about their vinyl records. Those in the [...]
[ 20 April 2013; ]
Hey April the 20th is Record Store Day! Feeling nostalgi for vinyl? Pretending to feel nostalgic for vinyl because you’re too young to actually feel nostaligic for it but understand that it’s the cool thing to feel nostalgic for? Me too.
Vinyl is pretty cool, but independent music stores are even cool. Head down [...]
[ 16 April 2011; ]
Faster Louder brings word that Garema Place’s Landspeed Records is going to play host to the Canberra leg of International Record Store Day.
For the first time ever, Canberra’s leading independent music store Landspeed Records is getting on board with a second-hand vinyl fair on Saturday 16 April.
The inaugural International Record Store Day has celebrated independently [...]
[ 28 May 2009; ]
Canberra’s Hancock Basement are taking the unusual (for a local band) step of releasing a 7″ vinyl record. (The things your parents used for music before CDs). To that end they’re having a launch party with a huge lineup next Thursday night at the Transit Bar (Akuna St, Civic). Entry is free.
This from the Facebook [...]