Looking for New and Interesting Merch for Your Band to Sell? Try Wax Cylinders! (Uh, No…Wait…)

First came vinyl records when everyone was still into CDs.  Then some bands thought it would be cool to resurrect cassettes–which, if you ask me, is just dumb.  And for a short few seconds yesterday–April Fool’s, you understand, The DIY Musician tried to convince everyone that the latest hipster thing to do was to start selling wax cylinders, a format we haven’t seen for about a hundred years.

What?  No 78s?

Wax Cylinders are back


Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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