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SHEDNOTES 34: MAINLY ON ERMA FRANKLIN

The Shed’s cuttings collection, now going proudly digital, includes an interesting obituary of Erma Franklin, sister of Aretha, written by Spencer Leigh and published in The Independent 14.9.2002. It goes to Online & Off, the Shed’s store of music programmes … Continue reading

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CHESS RECORDS MOVIE SOUNDS EVEN BETTER THAN IT LOOKS

Music documentaries and biopics are a growing bandwagon, it seems, and I’ve got a list of musts to catch. Meanwhile, Netflix has cottoned on to my interest and threw me Cadillac Records the other night, which I missed when it … Continue reading

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radio minidisk 1

RADIO MINIDISK 1 For a short while, minidisk looked like the future of home recording – all the advantage of tape, but much more easily editable. I still like it, especially for editing down vinyl. Then I can simply play … Continue reading

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