Grant Stott's Vinyl Collective [Radio Scotland]

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20170604

Grant Stott celebrates the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases.

Sharleen Spiteri talks about the new Texas album being pressed on vinyl and also cassette. Hear new releases from Roger Waters and Saint Etienne, reissues from U2 and The Beatles, plus a classic 12" single. Celebrating the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases. Grant plays album tracks from his own collection and discovers the stories about your cherished LPs.

20170604

Grant Stott celebrates the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases.

Sharleen Spiteri talks about the new Texas album being pressed on vinyl and also cassette. Hear new releases from Roger Waters and Saint Etienne, reissues from U2 and The Beatles, plus a classic 12" single. Celebrating the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases. Grant plays album tracks from his own collection and discovers the stories about your cherished LPs.

20170611

Grant Stott celebrates the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases.

Ron Sexsmith reveals the themes behind his new album and shares the records he grew up listening to, and Thomas Dolby explains how he ended up producing Prefab Sprout's 1985 album Steve McQueen. You'll hear new releases from Glen Campbell, The Charlatans, Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie. Plus classic tracks from Sade, Elvis Presley and Nile Rodgers ahead of his Scottish gig. Celebrating the vinyl revival with classic albums, new releases and 12" singles. Grant plays album tracks from his own collection and discovers the stories about your cherished LPs.

20170611

Grant Stott celebrates the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases.

Ron Sexsmith reveals the themes behind his new album and shares the records he grew up listening to, and Thomas Dolby explains how he ended up producing Prefab Sprout's 1985 album Steve McQueen. You'll hear new releases from Glen Campbell, The Charlatans, Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie. Plus classic tracks from Sade, Elvis Presley and Nile Rodgers ahead of his Scottish gig. Celebrating the vinyl revival with classic albums, new releases and 12" singles. Grant plays album tracks from his own collection and discovers the stories about your cherished LPs.

Grant Stott celebrates the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases.

Grant Stott celebrates the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases.

Ron Sexsmith reveals the themes behind his new album and shares the records he grew up listening to, and Thomas Dolby explains how he ended up producing Prefab Sprout's 1985 album Steve McQueen. You'll hear new releases from Glen Campbell, The Charlatans, Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie. Plus classic tracks from Sade, Elvis Presley and Nile Rodgers ahead of his Scottish gig. Celebrating the vinyl revival with classic albums, new releases and 12" singles. Grant plays album tracks from his own collection and discovers the stories about your cherished LPs.

20170618
20170618

Grant Stott celebrates the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases.

20170709

Grant Stott celebrates the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases.

Alison Moyet20170702

Grant Stott celebrates the vinyl revival with an interview with Alison Moyet.

Ash and Dave Wakeling20180603

Celebrating the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases.

Grant Stott celebrates the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases.

Celebrating the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases. Grant plays album tracks from his own collection and discovers the stories about your cherished LPs.

Ash remember how they felt when their debut album 1977 was released, describe how they reacted to people falling out of love with the album format, and celebrate the return of vinyl. Dave Wakeling explains where the unique sound of The Beat came from and describes music making in 2018.

There's another Classic 12" single on the record deck and Grant traces the roots of a sample, playing the original vinyl that helped create a dance anthem.

And Grant unveils the 20 albums you should consider owning if you're starting a record collection. ABC's 'The Lexicon Of Love' and 'Revolver' by The Beatles are already on the list. A further three records are added to the Vinyl Collective Collection.

Christmas Records20171224

Celebrating the vinyl revival with an all-festive playlist.

Grant Stott celebrates the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases.

Gary Numan And Bruce Findlay20180527

Celebrating the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases.

Grant Stott celebrates the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases.

Celebrating the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases. Grant plays album tracks from his own collection and discovers the stories about your cherished LPs.

Gary Numan describes how vinyl is an important factor when he makes a new album. Bruce Findlay opened a chain of independent record shops in Scotland, ran his own record label and discovered Simple Minds. He talks about his own record shop experiences and how he can still recall catalogue numbers!

In this series, Grant unveils the 20 albums you should consider owning if you're starting a record collection. The first two are featured this week.

Jim Lea And Tony Hadley20180624

Celebrating the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases.

Grant Stott celebrates the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases.

Nick Heyward20170723

Nick Heyward talks to Grant Stott about what vinyl means to him.

Nick Heyward describes what vinyl means to him as he releases his first solo record in over 10 years. He also compares recording music in 2017 to his days in Haircut 100. Celebrating the vinyl revival with classic tracks and new releases. Grant plays album tracks from his own collection and discovers the stories about your cherished LPs.

talks to Grant Stott about what vinyl means to him.

Nick Heyward20170723

talks to Grant Stott about what vinyl means to him.

Nick Heyward describes what vinyl means to him as he releases his first solo record in over 10 years. He also compares recording music in 2017 to his days in Haircut 100. Celebrating the vinyl revival with classic tracks and new releases. Grant plays album tracks from his own collection and discovers the stories about your cherished LPs.

Paul Carrack20180701

Paul Carrack in conversation. Plus classic records, reissues and new vinyl releases.

Grant Stott celebrates the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases.

Celebrating the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases. Grant plays album tracks from his own collection and discovers the stories about your cherished LPs.

Paul Carrack shares insights about some of the many artists he's worked with including Ace, Squeeze, Frankie Miller, Roxy Music, The Smiths, the Pretenders and Mike + The Mechanics. He's about to release his 17th solo album and talks about some of the records in his own collection.

W also hear from Nile Rodgers on the weekend he curates Fiesta X FOLD in Glasgow.

Grant adds a further three LPs to the Vinyl Collective Collection. These are 20 albums you should consider owning if you're starting a record collection. ABC 'The Lexicon Of Love', The Beatles 'Revolver', Joni Mitchell 'Blue', Stevie Wonder 'Songs In The Key Of Life', The Stone Roses self-titled album, Fleetwood Mac 'Rumours', Rolling Stones 'Through The Past, Darkly', Bob Dylan 'Highway 61 Revisited', Aretha Franklin 'I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You', Miles Davis 'In A Silent Way', George Michael 'Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1', Dusty Springfield 'Dusty In Memphis', Gerry Rafferty 'City To City' and Led Zeppelin 'Physical Graffiti' are already on the list. Paul Carrack's personal recommendation and a further two records are added to our record collection this week. Get in touch with your own suggestions.

There's another Classic 12" single on the record deck. Plus another Roots of a Sample, this week playing the original vinyl that contributed to a number 1 single from the year 2000.

Saint Etienne20170716

Sarah Cracknell and Pete Wiggs of Saint Etienne talk about the importance of vinyl to them

Steve Harley and Teenage Kicks20180610

Celebrating the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases.

Grant Stott celebrates the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases.

Celebrating the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases. Grant plays album tracks from his own collection and discovers the stories about your cherished LPs.

Steve Harley is in conversation looking back at the first two Cockney Rebel albums which have just been reissued on vinyl. He also guides us through his own record collection, reveals why he prefers digital over analogue and describes his friendship with Marc Bolan.

It's the 40th anniversary of The Undertones recording one of the greatest pop songs ever. The band's guitarist Damian O'Neill remembers cutting the song in June 1978 and explains why the record has stood the test of time.

There's another Classic 12" single on the record deck. Plus another Roots of a Sample, this week playing the original vinyl that helped create Beyonce's big hit Crazy In Love.

And Grant unveils the 20 albums you should consider owning if you're starting a record collection. ABC's 'The Lexicon Of Love', 'Revolver' by The Beatles, 'Blue' by Joni Mitchell, 'Songs In The Key Of Life' by Stevie Wonder and The Stone Roses self-titled album are already on the list. A further three records are added to the Vinyl Collective Collection. Get in touch with your suggestions.

Celebrating the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases.

Grant Stott celebrates the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases.

Tartan Special20170625

Celebrating the vinyl revival with an all-Scottish playlist.

Tartan Special20170813
Tartan Special 220171231

Celebrating the vinyl revival with an all-Scottish playlist.

Grant Stott enjoys a Scottish vinyl revival featuring a host of Scottish artists spinning on the turntables. There's a surprise Prince cover from Hue and Cry on a 12" B Side, Paul Quinn's 7" single from Bourgie Bourgie alongside some of the best loved Scottish artists from Teenage Fanclub to The Proclaimers, The Jesus and Mary Chain to Deacon Blue.

The Vinyl Collective Collection20180708

Featuring 20 albums that sound better on vinyl and should be in your record collection.

Grant Stott celebrates the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases.

Featuring 20 albums that sound better on vinyl. A guide for people starting a record collection or swapping their digital recordings for analogue. Including personal recommendations from Steve Harley, Jim Lea, Paul Carrack, Jamie Cullum, Ian Rankin and Bruce Findlay. The collection spans 50 years of music making and every track is played from vinyl.

The Vinyl Collective Collection20180708

Featuring 20 albums that sound better on vinyl and should be in your record collection.

Grant Stott celebrates the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases.

Featuring 20 albums that sound better on vinyl. A guide for people starting a record collection or swapping their digital recordings for analogue. Including personal recommendations from Steve Harley, Jim Lea, Paul Carrack, Jamie Cullum, Ian Rankin and Bruce Findlay. The collection spans 50 years of music making and every track is played from vinyl.