Tag : vinyl

KEEP THE FAITH: In the Middle with Steve Luigi

6 months ago / 0 comments

“Northern Soul: it’s not just music, it’s a scene”. Thomas Bennett chats to DJ Steve Luigi ahead of Leeds Central Soul Club’s 50th anniversary celebrations this Sunday at HiFi. In a small room with wooden interior and sprung floor, a weekly celebration of sound and movement takes place. Of course, … Read More

Top 10 Record Store Day 2018 Must-Have’s

7 months ago / 0 comments

Independent Record Store Day is right around the corner and the selection of great vinyl is mind-numbingly large. It can be hard to navigate such an eclectic and vast amount of records so I’ve put together my top 10 must-grabs of Record Store Day 2018 Car Seat Headrest – Twin … Read More

*COMPETITION* Vinyl. Is. Back.

2 years ago / 0 comments

The Gryphon has teamed up with hmv Leeds to give you the opportunity to win a Lenco L85 Record Player and an LP of your choice from the Top 10 Student Record Picks below. All you need to do is like The Gryphon page on Facebook and share this article … Read More

Vinyl: It’s only rock & roll

3 years ago / 0 comments

When it was announced that HBO would be bringing Vinyl – the brainchild of Mick Jagger and Martin Scorsese – to our screens this February, the blogosphere went into meltdown. Vinyl tells the story of Richie Finestra, played by Bobby Cannavale, a 1970s record executive, struggling to keep his label … Read More

Giving in to Record Store Day

4 years ago / 0 comments

Record Store Day is today and looks to be another huge success for independent record stores across the UK. The official Record Store Day began in 2008, celebrating the unique culture of each record store across the US and UK with special RSD releases, and stores hosting live performances and … Read More

The Vinyl Frontier

4 years ago / 0 comments

Jake Leigh-Howarth explains why for him, vinyl is the superior music format. What do vinyl records mean to you? Are they a symbol of a bygone era dwarfed by the pragmatism of the MP3 file and upheld only by the dogmatic luddite? Or is it a medium that helps to … Read More

Music | Into Leeds with Jumbo Records

4 years ago / 0 comments

In a musical city that’s constantly evolving, Jumbo Records has been a mainstay for over 40 years. Since being founded in 1971, Jumbo has always been a meticulous provider for Leeds’ audiophiles, having since become a go to for vinyl, CDs and gig tickets across the musical spectrum. Who better … Read More