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How High the Moon

Nothing major tonight, except for a recent 78 find, at a reasonable $1, from the local brick and mortar down the street. Like everything that enters, at least one proper spin is required. 22 more words

Vinyl

Nov. 12th in Gennett History, 1904: Eldridge Johnson Filed a ‘divisional (patent) application’...

Nov. 12th in Gennett History, 1904: Eldridge Johnson filed a ‘divisional (patent) application’ that included ‘a tablet having a sound groove of even depth elliptical in cross-section, widest at the mouth of the groove and gradually diminishing toward the bottom thereof.’ Gennett’s disregard of this patent claim caused the Victor Talking Machine Co v. 44 more words

Gennett

A Record Album

Amongst things this happy nerd does is mount stands at fetes to support a charity and give talks, also to support a charity. The charity is actually a local museum which is 100% volunteer run. 264 more words

Past Times

Auntie Doris’s All things must Pass #8: Shellac


I never got on with them ruddy compacted discs. They were a right pain. I could never get the ruddy boxes open without snapping them, and then if I did get the box open, trying to get the disc out from that little plastic circle it was fastened to was just as ruddy hard. 587 more words

Humour