Author: malcra

No Record Store Day @ Core Of The Poodle

18th February 2022 By malcra 2

Last year (2021) I was too late to register for the Record Store Day (RSD) drops and being online before that meant I wasn’t eligible to participate. For 2022 I could have registered and indeed I did download the paperwork ready thought it would be…

Gerry Mulligan – Night Lights. NEWLAND001

11th January 2022 By malcra 0

New label, familiar names Acquired via Amazon (yes really) as not obtainable by my normal channels in the UK. This is the first release on the new, New Land label, though one with the familiar name of Kevin Gray of Coherent Audio doing the mastering…

What HiFi ?

23rd April 2021 By malcra 0

Whilst the bulk of the shop is turned over to records, with a small corner of CDs, there is a display section of turntables and a record cleaning machine. There is also some secondhand HiFi in the shop at the moment and the aim is…

“Part Henry Higgins and part Sigmund Freud”

21st April 2021 By malcra 0

Day 2 of the shop being open came nearly 4 months after day 1 and a nice sunny day brought an enthusiastic set of people up the hill to browse the stock on offer in a shop, one that has proper display cabinets, more stock…

Primary E : Review

23rd February 2021 By malcra 0

Following on from the review of the Jukebox E , next up is the entry level turntable the Project Audio Systems Primary E. Well packaged and available in 3 colours, it will be the other demo system in the shop @ 26 Market Street. I’ve…

Project Jukebox – E : Review

22nd February 2021 By malcra 0

When the Core Of The Poodle shop opens as well as selling records and CDs, they’ll also be HiFi. To start with there will be two demo systems from Project Audio Systems; the Primary E and the Jukebox E. They are both entry level turntables…