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Power Cuts

Thursday, April 25, 2013
By The GlamGuru
Power Cuts

Our friends overseas will be stumped with this one, but those of us from the UK remember them, don’t we ? OK, it wasn’t a fad as such. In the early 70s, Britain was not having the best of times. Without getting into politics and the rights and wrongs of the situation, basically there... »

8 Track Cartridge Players

Monday, October 29, 2012
By The GlamGuru
8 Track Cartridge Players

These continuous loops of tape enclosed in plastic which were seen in any Ford Cortina that was a… er…Ford Cortina did not die when car cassette players became popular, ooo no ! Who cares that you could only fast forward the 8 track cartridge... »

Soda Syphons

Thursday, June 7, 2012
By The GlamGuru
Soda Syphons

The past few years have seen an increase of interest in 60s/70s instrumental music – I believe it’s called Elevator Music in the States. It has been another string to the record companies bow as they revive old tracks and release them under the... »


The Stylophone

Thursday, June 7, 2012
By The GlamGuru
The Stylophone

David Bowie may have used this instrument for one note on Space Oddity and Chicory Tip sounded like they had the mains powered deluxe model on some of their... »

Coloured Vinyl

Thursday, June 7, 2012
By The GlamGuru
Coloured Vinyl

1978 was a good or bad year for record collectors depending on how you viewed it ! No more boring black vinyl singles in plain white covers. Surely any... »

Space Invaders

Thursday, June 7, 2012
By The GlamGuru
Space Invaders

Somethings never change. I’m hopeless at computer games now and I have always been. Tele-tennis or the latest PC game, it makes no difference. I avoid them all. Space... »

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