LGBTQ+1 or Do You Wanna Dance?

I know some people that think guest list places are a terrible thing that means that musicians are not paid properly for their work. Well, yes, this is at least partly true in the local scene. For bigger bands and … Continue reading

Smells Like Nirvana, Sounds Like The MTV Unplugged Album

For those of you that may not know, VoxBox Andy has been with the shop for about 6 years and regular customers will know he has hardly had a day off. Folk reading this from further afield may not know … Continue reading

stripped down, economical, brutal pop songs -Black International

My favourite of Edinburgh’s new post post post punk bands are the 2 piece Black International.* Stewart (guitar and vocals) and Craig (drums) were kind enough to agree to play at our place to celebrate the first ever Cassette Store … Continue reading

Outside Leg

It’s taken me 2 years to realise that hitherto unpronounceable Meursault are not named after Neil Pennycook’s favourite sleepy French  town. Is he a fan of their famous white burgundies? I had thought he was. Meursault is the bloody main … Continue reading


At the Adam Stafford album launch at The Wee Red Bar last night I bumped into RM Hubbert. This is not the start of a joke, although my favourite thing to say in 1998 was ‘I bumped into Richard Ashcroft … Continue reading

This Silent Year

First off, a hearty congratulations to R.M. Hubbert who has won this year’s Scottish Album of the Year Award. Who he?! He’s a nylon string strumming quasi-flamenco guitar player from Glasgow who now sleeps on a bed scattered with £10,000. … Continue reading

PAWS’ Cokefloat! Is Contagious, But Never Stupid.

I’ve been a bit unhealthily obsessive about PAWS lately, but if Cokefloat! is not nominated for next year’s Mercury Music Prize I will stare blankly in puzzlement. Then continue to try to plug it and the band to whoever will … Continue reading

You Beard it hear first!

ZZ Top are famous for the massive beards of Billy Gibbons and Dusty Hill, the beardie guitar and bass twosome that front the band. The nearly always beardless drummer at the back is the perfectly named Frank Beard. When not … Continue reading

Robin Is A Merry Man

This last week has seen some musical busyness. On Thursday, reading The Metro on the way into VoxBox on the bus they had highlighted a gig in Glasgow. Robin Williamson at the Arches, starts at 8pm. This is from The … Continue reading

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VoxBox Music became the newest record shop in the world on May 21st 2011. We buy and sell vinyl and other formats of music. We are independent and sell mostly pre-owned records although we are slowly branching into new vinyl too.

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