The indie music industry is on a mission to turn vinyl more eco-friendly

The music industry is taking steps to offset their carbon footprint.  That does not always mean a change in their business format. Nonetheless, with all this in mind, I still believe we need to support all those who are looking for alternatives to our current business models.  So, as a vinyl music lover, I support these endeavours.

First ever playable vinyl made from single-use plastic

I am an advocate for a cleaner, smarter, more eco-friendly way of life.  Because it just makes sense.  I am also an avid music fan, specifically music on vinyl.  My parents listened to music all day long, and it was on vinyl.  I was raised on that sound.  So, I'm on a quest to find eco-friendly options for vinyl music lovers.

Lockdown dance- how Tots Tune physical music club moved online

Tara Franks tells us how she keeps her London based baby music club going virtually, while the UK is in lockdown. Tot's Tunes blurb: 'These interactive, creative parent and baby (0-5s) classes combine learning original tunes and songs from around the world with a few dance moves! Tots Tunes is for local parents who want to connect with other like-minded people in the neighbourhood and have a bit of fun, listen to and sing some quality ‘non-baby’ acoustic music all accompanied by live string instruments and djembe. Classes are led by founder and cellist Tara Franks. Award winning Tots Tunes (Netmums best class in Hackney) is the longest standing of SoundsCreative's Neighbourhood projects, running since 2011'
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Howlin’ Wolf – How many more years

A live jam session with Howlin’ Wolf is magic. Luckily, we can still enjoy a few of these classic moments in history that were recorded for infinity.

David Bowie – Heroes (live)

David Bowie performing one of the most hair-raising renditions of his classic “Heroes”, in Berlin, 2002. The song is about a couple living by the Berlin Wall.

The Doors – Back door man live

One of the most powerful performances from Jim Morrison in his prime and The Doors. Live. Circa 1967-8.

Simone Lamsma and Davida Scheffers

A stunning and truly emotional double between the violin of Simone Lamsma and the cars anglais of Davida Scheffers with John Williams conducting. Its even more touching that Davida had been forced to quit a promising musical career because of a very painful neuromuscular condition. To play again in an orchestra was Davida’s dream. Human […]