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'London Legrand' ... visited us in the shop today ... cool!

A cracker ... The Lumineers

LINN KIKO 'BIG-BOSS', SOUND GURU,TEST!

The big-boss and sound guru with the freshest ears in the industry came in to listen to the new LINN KIKO Steaming system that just won:

'WHAT HiFi, Best streaming system 2012'

Daddy: So Alvin we are using ''Shark Story'' played on the PS3 connected to KIKO with HDMi. What do you think, does it sound good?
Alvin: Yes
Daddy: Your good friends with Maeve O'Boyle whom just released Her new amazing album, Being Patient. Lets stream the 24Bit studio master over our network. Does it sound good?
Alvin: MMMM
Daddy: Does it sound best?
Alvin:YES

So there you have it ... LINN KIKO System is the best! 

We are now selling out Demo-ex LINN from -30% to -45%, click here for details

Sometimes my music taste surprises even me!

I love this recording ... I have to say 'the-recording',  ... as it would be ridiculous to enjoy the ''cheezy'' covers this girl sings', RIGHT?

Ok I admit it ... I'm totally into it! Brilliant, extremely honest singing (allot of re-verb at times, few other tricks but that's OK) ... great!

BETH! Listen Here ...

''What HiFi'', LINN KIKO Wins ''Best streaming System Award 2012''

Amazing reviews have just been rolling in for the New LINN KIKO system and now KIKO wins one of the most prestigious awards from HiFi Press. READ MORE ...


What HiFi Awards 2012 - WINNER: LINN KIKO SYSTEM: Best Digital Streaming System over 21,000 SEK

It's hard not to love Neil Young', but what? really?

I got this from Gilads (LINN VD) Blogg.Neil Young is basically releasing a PONO, a small, bright yellow 'old-ipod' looking device that plays 24 Bit. I gotta hold with Gilad on this one ... Has Neil lost it? 

Did Neil totally miss the 24 Bit revolution that He Himself played such a part in and most importantly the point of it? Has he not discovered HD tracks - dreamstreaming.org - Linnrecords.com services that are exploding onto the market ... not to mention Apple whom will soon release 24 BIT! Does He not understand the range of devices that already play 24 Bit & the quantity of the ones on route ...

The Youtube klipp is now blocked ... & a good thing too for Neil whom just sounds crazy! What? Really? Stop eating the Hash cakes Neil & come do a gig in Gothenburg instead :)
Read more ...

Nice to see my old Mate Andy has returned to LINN ...

It must have been almost 5 years ago that Peoples & Schmidt first started selling LINN HiFi in Gothenburg, Sweden. That means I have known Andrew Oattes, whom was working as the key account manager for LINN at the time, about the same length of time.

Andy was later snapped up by SONOS to develop their business with amazing targets like ''you must double your business year on year''. The bill boards all over town are evidence of their aggressive marketing led approach to sales and their success is undeniable.

With that experience nicely tucked into Andy's CV, I warmly welcome His return to LINN and am really looking forward to working with Him again.

Welcome back to Andy Oattes, a lovely guy who looks in one direction ... forward!

Remember this little fellow Andy? Anyone for Marstrand?


Well I still have the boat, though of course now with better sound, but I have this new little baby to take care of now as well ...


WAl! Check this out ... If I don't get a Baby ... I'm there!

Saturday October 20, MÖLLER, BIBB & REIERSRUD

A blues meeting out of the ordinary, when Möller, Bibb & Reiersrud occupies large scene.

Three of the world's music Giants creates a unique sound by combining blues with the world-and folk music. All of the best class.

Multi-instrumentalist and world musician Ale Möller is building his own musical landscapes, based on traditions from many sources. Get can that Ale Möller create tokglädje both on and off the stage.

Eric Bibb grew up in New York in a family full of musicians. As with all blues interpreter with a warm and velvety smooth voice, he is praised all over the world. He blends soul, jazz, gospel, and blues like nobody else.

IN SWEDISH:

Tre av musikvärldens giganter skapar ett eget sound genom att sammanföra blues med världs- och folkmusik
. Allt av bästa klass.

Multiinstrumentalisten och världsmusikern Ale Möller bygger ett eget musiklandskap, grundat på traditioner från många håll. Få kan som Ale Möller ska…

Gothenburg culture night ... 7-9 pm tonight

We will be open for two extra hours tonight to play some great music and hopefully sell some of our photo exhibition, which of course is being sold with all proceeds going to the young cancer fund charity.


warm welcome ...

Big thanks to everyone that dropped in yesterday evening. What an amazing night, at times I was alone in the shop and then just a few people in listening to music, asking questions and looking around and then at times we were packed ... brilliant! Must have got close to 150 people through the door over a three hour period!

Next year ... it's party time with LIVE music! :)

360 degrees ... selling for charity ...

All the photo's on our walls are printed with long life photo paper and mounted on photo card. They were took over the last year by professional photographer Christer Hedberg, whom donated the rights, at Swedish concerts including Ullevi, Way Out West, Liseberg & small local punk gigs.
Our partner Akustiktryck donated the printing and Peoples & Schmidt paid for the mounting.
All photos are being sold for the local Cancer Charity that helps young people with cancer and are priced at 2000 Kr each. A great record from a concert you may even have attended or just à great picture of a favourite artist ... Whichever ... Your contribution will help!


De La Soul, Brian Ferry, Bruce Springstien, The Black Keys, Blur, First Aid Kit, Robyn (sold), Laleh, Amoranthe, Thåström, Refused, Maskinen, Animasol & Trubbel.

I'm Having A Baby!!

Yes I am! My fine Lady & I expect our second child any day now.

Gustaf works mostly with installations whilst I man the shop but He will be in the shop in between while I am home with my new addition to my little family.

For this reason please call me in advance if you are visiting the shop as our opening ours will vary over the next weeks.

Why not book a private visit, even out of hours and have the shop & systems to yourself. You can then let either Gustaf or myself really take time to meet your requirement. 

For a FREE consultation or just to check we are here when you intend to visit please call or sms to: 

tel - 076 007 1281

Great News Just In ...

Were you at our 'LIVE @ Peoples & Schmidt'session two weeks ago when we had Maeve O'Boyle supported by Ryan MacDowell playing live in the shop? If you were not .. well you missed 'something'! If you were you will love this news ..

It was no surprise to read Maeve had been interviewed by Scottish TV just the other other day (Read More) ... she is an established international artist, on route to becoming an international super star.




It was however very refreshing to see Her prodigy Ryan, whom started life as an artist at Maeve's music school when He was just 15 (Now 19), getting some attention ... and this is no small attention. 

Jim Gellatly is a seriously influential DJ and can start off an artists career. He has not only played Ryan on his radio show but has placed Ryans track on this weeks Pod Cast and featured Ryan's cover art on the front of the Podcast site. 

Great stuff Ryan!

Ryan's new album is already recorded & the single to be released prio…

Cont'd from yesterdays 'Get Running' ... blunder on the music choice ...

Last night I heard on TV that Soundgarden are starting up again, going to release more music, opening their web-site again and no doubt doing some tours.


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Perfect for my 'Get Running' session, I though! Love Soundgarden ... Chris Cornell is pretty cool (with exception of ground zero song on latest album ,,, that's another story) ... they are not quite up there with Pearl Jam but they are up there!

Problem is that there has been Gallery evenings at the shop, HiFi shows, LIVE @ Peoples & Schmidt with Maeve ... and so on & not enough running! This mornings run was tough ... too tough to listen!

Grunge was a bad choice ... good for swinging your long hair side to side to a four count but not for running! Big blunder!

Great band though & can't wait to get my ticket if they tour here!

Start running ... 5 of the albums that accompanied me over the last weeks

In the bad shape I was in, there was only one solution, the Granny-APP 'Get Running' which tells you when to walk, run, start & stop and builds up from a gentle walk to 30 minutes of running over 8 weeks.

The best thing is you can listen to music while you run. The volume reduces occasionally when a very nice ladies voice gives instruction and then returns you to your album ... Great!

So here are my Album tips ...

U2. The Joshua Tree ...

Starts off slowly (like me) with an aura of expectation ... like you are floating, building up to something ... on your way ... perhaps a great journey? Great album ... builds up perfectly then leaves you on a high after that first run ... even the warm down is perfectly timed to the last song which leaves you feeling righteous  ''Mothers of the dissapeared''

Blue Öyster Cult

Loud enough to block out the sound of your heavy breathing, great sound to distract you ... they can play and sing and it's just enough rock to keep up…