Last month, after two years in our new house, we finally got round to setting up our stereo. Why did it take so long? Because it’s taken us that long to get our house the way we wanted it and find a space for everything we own – or buy new furniture to fit in the space we had.
In the meantime, we’ve been using a little portable record player we actually bought for my daughter’s room whenever we’ve wanted to listen to a “real” record. It wasn’t the best sound, but it worked. Now, though, I am reminded just what I’ve been missing for the last two years.
So, instead of sharing a song this week (especially as I still have Christmas songs rattling around my head and I don’t want to inflict that on anyone again till December), I thought I would write my own little “love post” to vinyl and why – for me – it is still better than any other way of listening to music. Continue reading