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Sinai Sound System crowdfunds following studio flood damage

The damage following the recent Yorkshire floods is extensive

Sinai Sound System crowdfund flood damage
Sinai Sound System crowdfund flood damage

The team behind Sheffield's much-loved Sinai Sound System has launched a crowdfunding campaign after the recent Yorkshire floods caused extensive water damage to the system and the studio in which it is housed.

Writing on Facebook, alongside a video, the sound system's runners say that the damage extends to the "entire Sinai reggae / dub record collection, spare pre-amp, drum synth, custom siren, modded Technics SL-1210 and various pieces of outboard hardware". Sinai merchandise and clothing was also damaged in the flood.

"It's been a pretty hectic couple of weeks trying to get everything back up and running to some kind of level, with a lot of money invested, and a LOT of very very long stressful dirty days," the post continues.

The Sinai collective, who built the sound system in 2014, are hoping that money raised from a GoFundMe campaign will help them raise enough money to help cover the "massive repair bill" following "ten thousand pounds of damage".

You can support the campaign here.

 

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