Category Quizes

ALBUM COVER QUIZ—THE NAUGHTIES

Continuing the ‘Decade’ theme, this is the millennial edition of the album cover quiz — with a twist. The general consensus was that the all-eighties quiz was too difficult, so this is a variant. Ten of the albums are from the period 2000–2009, the other five are not.* The setup and rules are the same: […]

ALBUM COVER QUIZ—THE EIGHTIES

The album cover quiz posted a few weeks ago seemed to be enjoyed by many. In fact, a series of ‘Decade’ themed quizzes was proposed. Here is the first: THE EIGHTIES Below are fourteen album covers (CD sized) resting on a 12″ LP. All were released between 1980 and 1989. The task is to identify […]

A QUIZ FOR RECORD STORE DAY

It’s two years since I’ve posted a cover art quiz here at Vinyl Connection. What with the ongoing ‘Pick the artist’ game at 1001albumsin10years (the dedicated Geoff presiding) and the fun sporcle links hosted by Aphoristic Album Reviews (keeping the antipodean flag flying) no-one could say that the old musical grey matter has been un-ruffled […]

RSD 16: COMMUNITY AND COMPETITION

Chatting to several Record Store owners in the lead up to this year’s ‘International Record Store Day’ there was a sense the hype has well-and-truly overpowered the original idea. The releases were patchy, the prices exorbitant (and margins reduced); there was a sense of store owners being blackmailed via RSD propaganda into ordering LPs of […]

ANOTHER COVER ART QUIZ (2)

The first of these quizzes was well received, so it is time for another. * Here are 12 album covers (CD sized) sitting on top of an LP. How many of the 13 Albums and Artists can you name? * To allow folk in different time zones to participate, here is the one rule: ONLY TWO COVERS PER […]

IT’S IN THE BAG! [QUIZ]

Vinyl Connection acquired 12 albums this year (1) . Here you can find each one in its original carry bag (2). The simple task, dear Friend of Vinyl Connection, is to name the Artist and the Album. The albums span every decade from the 60s to the 00s (3).  * PLEASE DON’T post answers in Comments […]

A COVER ART QUIZ [#1]

Looking for fun ways to invite people to visit Vinyl Connection, I decided to try using Facebook by posting a ‘Cover Quiz’ on the Vinyl Connection Facebook page. But then I thought, “The WordPress crew would probably enjoy this too”. So here it is. Rules below. (Bossy, huh?) * * Here are 12 album covers (CD […]