Month: July 2014

The Vinyl Revival – Further Conversations

I got more feedback on my recent post about the vinyl revival than for anything else I’ve written.

Some of these were useful correctives to my prose style (“reads like it was written with a goatee dipped in ink”); others were a bit more constructively engaged with the content and helped me clarify and nuance what I was trying to say.

The main point is this: 

The current fetish for physical – including Record Store Day specifically and the vinyl revival more generally – is a digital phenomenon. Let’s not fool ourselves otherwise.

More waffle below.

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