29th January 2014
MODSTOCK will take place over the Easter holidays this year and will showcase all aspects of Mod culture.
The organisers have put together a strong four day program with confirmed acts including The Velvelettes, Brenda Holloway, Secret Affair, Stone Foundation, The Apemen, Les Cappuccino and The Mergers.
7th January 2014
Vinyl, disc, wax or platter - it really doesn’t matter what you call it, be it seven-inches across or 12, it feels good, looks good, plays good and would probably taste good under the right circumstances. It has to be the only inert object that arouses such passion, such adoration and its appeal is enduring.
Ace plan to spread some vinyl-related joy on a weekly basis throughout 2014 , with an exciting new competition called Test Pressing Tuesday,
Check into our social media sites at around midday GMT every Tuesday for details of the latest competition. Each week we will be giving away ultra-rare test pressings for our forthcoming EP, 7” and LP releases, simply like, share and/or comment on the competition post to get your name entered into the cyber hat.
17th December 2013
Joe Bihari’s death on Thanksgiving Day at the age of 88, now leaves Art Rupe and Phil Chess as the sole survivors of a unique group of post-war independent record men. Their efforts created a body of music which remains a major influence on popular music.
16th December 2013
Ace will be closed between the 20th December 2013 and the 2nd January 2014. We will leave the online shop open over Christmas with all orders being fulfilled on the 2nd January.
If you are ordering this week, here are the royal mail’s last recommended posting dates.
7th October 2013
(17 June 1957 - 8 October 2013)
Johnny Jukebox has smashed his last Telecaster through the television screen.
56 is no age to be dying. With Philip’s sad and sadly not unexpected death we sorely miss the old man he should have become and who would undoubtedly have continued to exercise his active and enquiring mind with such passion, purpose and humanity.