Fantastic Formats: An Exploration into the Popular Music Format Part 2

The inimitable CD
The inimitable CD

Fantastic Formats is a series looking at the impact and meaning of today’s music formats, describing and explaining the multi-format world in which we store and listen to our music. This month The Waveform Transmitter’s Andy Weights tackles the CD. Continue reading “Fantastic Formats: An Exploration into the Popular Music Format Part 2”

Fantastic Formats: An exploration into the Popular Music Format

Vinyl has seen a resurgence of late.
Vinyl has seen a resurgence of late.

In our new monthly feature, Andy Weights looks at popular music formats, and the impact they had on music consumption. This month: vinyl.

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Sankeys closure: Another step into the grim future of the underground scene?

Sankeys' door, closed for the final time.
Sankeys’ door, closed for the final time.

As iconic Manchester nightclub Sankeys closes its doors in favour of a greedy developer, The Waveform Transmitter asks whether this is the future that the underground scene has to look forward to.

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