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New Zealand's Iconic Recording Studios
If you’re into music, you know that the magic doesn’t just happen. Behind every great album, there’s a great recording studio—or in the case of New Zealand, quite a few! We may be more famous for our breathtaking landscapes than...
The Vinyl Pressing Process
Curious about how vinyl records are made? The journey from raw materials to the record spinning on your turntable is both fascinating and visually satisfying. Let's take a look at each phase of the vinyl pressing process, showcasing the intricate...
Best Apps to Catalogue Your Vinyl Collection
If you're anything like me, your vinyl collection is one of your prized possessions. But let's face it, as our collections grow, keeping track of all those records can get a bit overwhelming. Fear not, because today I’m here to...
Vinyl Record Condition Grading
For vinyl record collectors, understanding the grading of a record is crucial in determining its value and quality. Grading can be subjective, but certain standards are widely recognized within the collecting community. This blog post will guide you through the...
Tips To Preserving Your Vinyl Collection
Vinyl records have experienced a remarkable resurgence in popularity over the past few years, appreciated not only by audiophiles but also by a new generation of music enthusiasts. The distinct sound quality and the tactile experience of vinyl make it...
Featured on RNZ

Attention vinyl lovers! Charlotte talks to Keith and Dave from Restless Soul a new local Vinyl Subscription service. They talk about their love of vinyl, and the surprise treats you could get each month while effortlessly expanding your vinyl collection.

 

Featured on 95bFM Jazz Show
Blind Mango Chutney includes plenty of Kiwi jazz to celebrate NZ Music Month, including a studio interview with the chaps behind the local Restless Soul vinyl subscription service - a superb idea. BMC also delves into some jazz rock for you neglected proggers out there