As the site grows, I discovered the need for a new “Category”; a place where summaries of, and links to, larger, multi-post pieces could be collected- a sort of “mini- index” for certain topics. For example, we have a survey of some of the noteworthy UK Vertigo Swirls, which includes an interview with Olav Wyper, the creator of the label, along with multiple articles and reviews about the “swirls”; a similar survey of notable Island Records pieces with various interviews, essays and reviews, and as of this writing, an effort (in multiple posts) to capture that marvelous era of... Read More
Yuri Grishin’s name should be familiar to some readers; he is the polymath who assembled the extensive labelographies of Island, Vertigo, Harvest and Charisma in a series entitled “The Famous British Collectable Record Labels. ” Those books–which include images of the releases, catalog numbers, details about cover art, mastering, matrix information and details on sleeves, variations in different countries, along with “inside” interviews—provide an invaluable resource to collectors, are now out of print and are themselves collectible. Grishin... Read More
Buying Older Records- Guides, Interviews, References Buying older records can be challenging, even for the well-informed collector. This will serve as an index collecting links to various articles on the site about buying older records, including guides, interviews and references. In addition to identifying noteworthy used and collectible records on the site at large, TheVinylPress […]
This contains a summary of links to various articles, reviews and other pieces concerning the Warner “Green Label” Era (and Beyond). Affiliated labels, like Reprise and Asylum, are also included. Atlantic will probably be covered separately at some point.
This collects in one place, the various articles, essays and interviews on the Island “pink label” and early “pink rim” era. It will be updated as additional, related pieces are posted, to make it easy for readers to find all articles on the subject in one place on the site.
As more material is published to this site, I thought it would help readers to have ready access-with links- to those pieces that are part of the series of related articles on Vertigo Swirl. Thus: