Blogged by: Melbourne Central 05 May 2020

Meet Melbourne Record Club

Our second round of vinyl lovers are here and ready to spin their fave tunes for you on MCTV. Let's get to know them a lil better...

Hello, I’m Jim de la Harpe

My Instagram handle is: @jim.delaharpe

I've been playing records at Melbourne Record Club events since: 2015

How did you get into vinyl?
I had records growing up and always loved the sound. I started listening to a lot of old 50’s&60’s stuff and liked the collector side of vinyl too.

What was your very first record?
Al Green’s greatest hits

What is your go-to record store in Melb?
Plug 7 

Which three records would you take to a deserted island?
- Dj Andy Smith’s The Document part 2 - Dr Dre 2001 - The doors LA Woman

Name a music genre which deserves more attention.
Belgian Popcorn

The best record cover of all time is…
Rage against the machine

What’s on heavy rotation right now at your place?
Curtis Mayfield: Live

Finally; does tomato sauce belong in the fridge or pantry?
Fridge, so you get the coldness on the hotness  
 
 

Hello, I’m Chaz

My Instagram handle is: @chaztothebone

I've been playing records at Melbourne Record Club events since: 2015

How did you get into vinyl?  
My cousin’s Uk garage collection

What was your very first record?  
So Solid Crew - 21 Seconds

What is your go-to record store in Melb?  
Northside / Wax Museum

Which three records would you take to a deserted island? 
Pharcyde - Labcabincalifornia Hot Chip - Coming on Strong Fela Kuti- Beasts of no Nation

Name a music genre which deserves more attention 
Cumbia

The best record cover of all time is 
A Tribe Called Quest - Midnight Marauders

Finally; does tomato sauce belong in the fridge or pantry?  
Fridge  
 
 

Hello, I’m Yancy aka DJ Manila Rice

My Instagram handle is: @manila.rice

I've been playing records at Melbourne Record Club events since: 2014

How did you get into vinyl?
Growing up, thats all we had and cassette tapes.

What was your very first record?
Queen: The Works, and i still have it to this day.

What is your go-to record store in Melb?
Mezabel Records.

Which three records would you take to a deserted island?
Tricky: Maxinquaye, Run Dmc: Raising Hell & St Germain: Tourist

Name a music genre which deserves more attention:
Australian Hip hop

The best record cover of all time is…
Beastie Boys: Licensed to Ill.

What’s on heavy rotation right now at your place?
The Internet: Ego Death.

Finally; does tomato sauce belong in the fridge or pantry?
The fridge! 
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