Born of an interview between The Collector’s Companion antiques magazine and Rose Daly, owner of music platform Hale London, this collaboration dissects the layers of the vinyl record labels in Rose’s collection highlighting iconic designs and the relationship between record and owner.
You can read about vinyl collecting and our collection in these two features from Autumn 2020 and Spring 2023:
An authentic reproduction of marks from vinyl record labels in the Hale London collection. Handwritten names, loose scribbles, notes, numbers and symbols made by the records’ owners.
“My father added ’73’ to all of his vinyls, when I questioned why he had chosen this number he stated that it was a great and happy year for him living in the UK but also made his records distinguishable… but it didn’t stop him losing a large proportion of his collection!”Rose Daly, Hale London
TALK ABOUT LOVE
Created from a small selection of original 7” records in the Hale London collection. Track titles, publishing dates and artist names are placed alongside the handwritten names of the records’ owners, highlighting the importance of the relationship between artist and listener.
With an abstract interpretation of some of our favourite record labels, we celebrate the injection of colour the Caribbean brought to a post-war UK. Labels featured include GG, Giant, Nationwide, Impact, Attack, Upsetter, Blue Mountain, Island and Punch.