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  1. Welcome To The New Phonostage Audio Website!
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    Welcome To The New Phonostage Audio Website!

    Welcome to the brand new Phonostage Audio website!! We hope you like it - it has been a long time coming! For those of you who don’t know, Phonostage Audio is a trading name of Phonostage Records, and many of you will know us already. We have a great reputation with over 2000 followers on Facebook and a superb feedback...
  2. Arrgh! You're killing me!! Yep, bad news, you are all wrecking your lovely vinyl records!
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    Arrgh! You're killing me!! Yep, bad news, you are all wrecking your lovely vinyl records!

    So are you going to pack it in? Well, put simply, there is nothing you can do to stop it... but there is a lot you can do to minimise it and make your lovely records last for years longer!! Here's how... Ok - get real, are you really wrecking your records? Do you treat them like cup mats when they...
  3. Is Prog still a dirty word??? It's Big! It's Impressive! It's Dangerous! It's Coming Back!!!
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    Is Prog still a dirty word??? It's Big! It's Impressive! It's Dangerous! It's Coming Back!!!

    Now here's the thing... you may have heard me talking about anoraks in the past. I have a few, some of a very high quality - some less so. I have a DIY anorak, a car restoration anorak (Dolomite Sprint at the moment!), a HUGE Guitar anorak that I just can't get off anymore... a very dysfunctional and not even...
  4. Do cassette tapes really deserve to make a comeback?
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    Do cassette tapes really deserve to make a comeback?

    I've not had to go far this week before bumping into some speculative feature about the 'comeback' of cassette tapes. Actually i'm going to rephrase that without the inverted commas... we are talking about the actual comeback of cassette tapes, there's nothing inverted about it, and they would have to come right back - because they went right out! Furthermore I'm...
  5. Why Vinyl Records belong to the people!!
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    Why Vinyl Records belong to the people!!

    You know.. when I was a lad I would go round to relatives houses or to my mates.. and everybody would have vinyl records. They'd be in cupboards of various sorts, or piled up on the sideboard or even scattered round the floor like on the video of 'Brimful Of Asha'.. Well that might seem cool now but to some that...
  6. Why do I need to clean my Vinyl records?
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    Why do I need to clean my Vinyl records?

    Good question.. and a timely one! I just had someone commenting on the Facebook page about how he is amazed how cleaning a record can rescue a piece of vinyl that looked fit for the bin!! The thing is they are often not as bad as they look.. think of a record as like a Petri dish (remember the 'agar...
  7. OK - We're Blogging!
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    OK - We're Blogging!

    Ok - Out of the blocks! Starting right now there are useless facts, boring information, dry reviews and drab photos all to come.. we have a YouTube channel where you can be bored $^!tless by listless presenters like myself (I have no charisma) and where you can learn things that you didn't think mattered because they largely don't... Suffice to...

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