Article by KevW
This is a pretty cool idea, plus as they correctly say, it would make a great gift. Those of us over the age of about 30 will have fond memories of making mix-tapes, and sure, things are a lot easier now everything is digital and we can make and share playlists in seconds on Spotify or Last.fm or whatever, but it's not the same and some of the romance is lost. Unique Vinyl have come up with a great solution: your own vinyl mix-tape (if that's not too much of an oxymoron for you!). Let them know the tracks you want, customise your own artwork and they press it into an actual record for you.
Not only is Unique Vinyl an excellent idea but they're offering readers of The Sound Of Confusion a 25% discount on their first order. So if you're trying to woo the girl/guy of your dreams, send in the songs you want, an idea for the cover (mentioning The Sound Of Confusion for the discount) and the result is bound to impress them! If that wasn't enough, Unique Vinyl are running a competition to win a Music Hall MMF 2.2 record player worth £300. That's one of these sexy beasts:
All you need to do is answer the following question:
Why is vinyl better than digital?
Then post your answer to their Facebook page by August 31st.
Unique Vinyl's website
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