The Daily Soundtrack

RIP George Ginn, champion of vinyl

It is with great sadness that we have to report that George Ginn, who ran The Record Album for 56 years until 2018, passed away on June 11 at the Royal Sussex County Hospital following a fall at the Bramble Cottage Residential Care Home in Patcham. He was 93 and very well known and admired not

Thomas Beecham – the celebrity conductor

Of the celebrated British 20th century conductors none divides opinion more than Sir Thomas Beecham. He revolutionised orchestral standards in Britain and created cultural organisations that survived him but his acerbic wit and notoriety as a philanderer often brought him into conflict with the establishment. As a conductor Beecham was blessed with perfect rhythm,

Christmas opening and vinyl gift ideas

Brighton’s Santa Bus passed down Terminus Road dispensing seasonal tidings of comfort and joy before December 2022 had even dawned … so we were reminded to let you know The Record Album is now open seven days a week up to Christmas Eve to offer vinyl gift ideas as well as wonderful new

Hi-Q Supercuts classical in store

Over the last 12 years the Hi-Q Records label has re-issued a significant quantity of classical music, largely from well-known composers, virtuosos and conductors, with its favourably reviewed ‘Supercuts’ series. By a label that specialises in classical music, some 60 LPs have been faithfully reproduced from the original analogue EMI master tapes, cut