In this month's 'The Image That Made Me Weep' column, Dave Goodwin takes us on a deeply personal journey into a black-and-white picture of Joy Division's Ian Curtis
Dave Goodwin in 'Vinyl Stories' talks to some of our writers about their vinyl purchases of 2020.
This month's 'Vinyl Stories' is a rollicking, rip-roaring and surprisingly hair-raising tale from Pete Smith of life at the sharp end of record collecting,
Dave Goodwin and record collector Pete Smith share memories and essential tracks from Northern Soul imprint Grapevine Records.
In 'Vinyl Stories' avid Northern Soul collector Pete Smith tells Dave Goodwin of his decades-long search for a difficult to find vinyl single.
Indie-rock/vintage computing trio The British IBM tell Dave Goodwin their 'Vinyl Stories'.
In his regular 'Vinyl Stories' column Dave Goodwin reflects on Britain's most popular Christmas songs.
Continuing our series where Pennyblack contributors discuss ten songs that are important to them, Dave Goodwin brings together an eclectic mixture of tracks from 1980.
Kimberly Bright talks to Dave Goodwin in his column 'Vinyl Stories' about the appalling local record store of her youth.
Dave Goodwin, in our 'Ten Songs That Made Me Love...' series, reflects on his ten favourite Northern Soul songs.
Dave Goodwin in 'Vinyl Stories' uses social media in a plight to ascertain whether all new albums should have a download.
In his regular 'Vinyl Stories' column Dave Goodwin investigates five Northern Soul compilation albums that have been reissued through Club Soul/Charly Records on vinyl.
In his regular 'Vinyl Stories' column Dave Goodwin discovers the most expensive records in the world.
In his regular 'Vinyl Stories' column Dave Goodwin examines the history of some of the greatest and biggest vinyl collectors.
Dave Goodwin in 'Vinyl Stories' talks to Stuart Avis, member of Brighton prog/electro collective Servants of Science, about his love of Sparks, their records and their associated memories.
Dave Goodwin in his regular column 'Vinyl Stories' speaks to multi-musical man, Stereogram Records owner and Cathode Ray frontman Jeremy Thoms about his vinyl records.
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
In 'Ten Songs That Made Me Love...' Dave Goodwin reflects on ten of his favourite songs by influential 80's electronic act Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
In the third and final part of Dave Goodwin's examination of the rise of the vinyl record in 'Vinyl Stories', he asks what the future holds for vinyl?
In last month's Vinyl Stories we took ourselves from the very start of the record to the point of vinyl's world domination. In part two of Dave Goodwin's journey into this rise of the vinyl record he examines the trends and fortunes of in-demand records with the help of an old friend called Jimmy
Dave Goodwin's Vinyl Stories takes a new turn this month with the first part of a very personal history of the vinyl record - and then some
In his regular 'Vinyl Stories' column Dave Goodwin talks to Pennyblackmusic writer Fiona Hutchings about her passion for Madness, Queen and Mark Morriss whose records are amongst her favourite albums
In 'Vinyl Stories' Dave Goodwin talks to Anthony Strutt, one of Pennyblackmusic's oldest writers, about his favourite vinyl records, which include LPs by the Doors, the Pretenders, the Smiths, the Cure and the Beatles
Penny Black Music's own American contributor Carl Bookstein changes places to be interrogated by Dave Goodwin in this month's Vinyl Stories
Dave Goodwin in 'Vinyl Stories' makes another epic delve into the world of vinyl as he raids Moscow Circus' lead singer/songwriter Jonathan Beckett's record box and finds Echo and The Bunnymen, REM, The Blue Nile and other twelve inch treats
Dave Goodwin in 'Vinyl Stories' looks back on the record shops of 1970's and 1980's Nottingham by way of five records that shaped those years for him
Magazine Editor John Clarkson remembers his youth and university days in Loughborough and his penchant for home taping way back in the Eighties
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
In this month's edition of Vinyl Stories, Dave Goodwin reflects on his personal history with one of his favourite albums, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark's 1980 second album 'Organisation', has been on - and he analyses the shape of it thirty-five years on.
In 'Vinyl Stories' Dave Goodwin writes of the impact on him of discovering Prince in the 1980s and talks to seven Pennyblackmusic writers about their favourite Prince songs
In the first part of a two-part 'Vinyl Stories' dedicated to David Bowie, Dave Goodwin speaks to Pennyblackmusic writers John Clarkson, Lisa Torem and Carl Bookstein about some of their favourite Bowie records...
...while in the second part he speaks to Adrian Janes, Anthony Dhanendran and Anthony Strutt
In his 'Vinyl Stories' series, in which he talks to musicians about their record collections, Dave Goodwin, in a break from routine, talks to Paul Wentworth, the guitarist with the Amber Herd about his cassette collection
In 'Vinyl Stories' Dave Goodwin speaks Ben Phillips from rising young band the Shanklins about his favourite vinyl releases
In Vinyl Stories Dave Goodwin speaks to Deerstock Festival organiser and serial vinyl collector Jed Southgate about some of his favourite albums in his collection
Renamed' Ten Reasons That Made Me Love...' for one edition only, Dave Goodwin in 'Ten Songs That Made Me Love...'reflects on his passion for Northern Soul music and the things which he loves about it the most
Dave Goodwin in 'Vinyl Stories' talks to John Rothera, the co-owner of The Chameleon Arts Cafe in Nottingham, about his favourite vinyl records
In 'Vinyl Stories', his column in which music fans speak to him about their vinyl memories, Dave Goodwin talks to Pennyblackmusic editor John Clarkson about the 1970's Edinburgh record shop that started his musical interest
In 'Vinyl Stories' Dave Goodwin speaks to artist and former record and bookshop owner Keith How about the Beatles' 'Rubber Soul'
Dave Goodwin in 'Vinyl Stories' talks to Northern Soul record collector and DJ Neil Self about three classic double A-sides in his collection
In the latest in his 'Vinyl Stories' column David Goodwin reflects on the art of record sleeves
In 'Vinyl Stories' Dave Goodwin speak to Fun Loving Criminals offshoot duo Uncle Frank about their favourite vinyl records
Dave Goodwin in 'Vinyl Stories' talks to Keith Marshall, who is a Northern Soul collector, DJ and the owner of mail order firm SoulSearcher Records, about some of his favourite vinyl records
In 'Gig a Lifetime' Dave Goodwin recollects photographing an anarchic show from Minneapolis indie rock band Howler in Nottingham in 2012
In his 'Vinyl Stories' column, Dave Goodwin speaks to magician Roy Bond about his favourite vinyl records
In the first part of a 'Vinyl Stories', which will extend to several parts, Dave Goodwin talks to Northern Soul DJ and promoter Kev Roberts about his favourite vinyl records
In 'Vinyl Stories' Dave Goodwin chats talks to Luxury Stranger front man Simon York about his favourite vinyl records
In his 'Vinyl Stories' column Dave Goodwin talks to international DJ Adam Jay about his favourite albums
In his monthly 'Vinyl Stories' column Dave Goodwin from childhood to today writes of his own personal favourite vinyl records
In his Vinyl Stories column Dave Goodwin speaks to record producer and Spiritualized and Julian Cope guitarist Tony 'Doggen' Foster about his record collection
Dave Goodwin in 'Vinyl Stories' talks to BBC Radio DJ Mark Dennison about some of his favourite vinyl albums and singles
Dave Goodwin in his new 'Vinyl Stories' column speaks to Deerstock Festival organiser and promoter Jed Southgate about some of his favourite vinyl EPs and singles