New Book on Vinyl Coming January 29

A new book called Vinyl: The Analogue Record will arrive too late for Christmas, but it’s worth putting on a wish list.  Written by Dominik Bartmanski and Ian Woodward, both sociologists, they look at the vinyl revival and this idea that the format is some kind of cultural icon.

Vinyl - Dominik Bartmanski and Ian Woodward

Next weekend (December 6 and 7, 2014), The Ongoing History of New Music will feature part 1 of a comprehensive history of the vinyl record. Watch this space for more details. Meanwhile, here’s a quick Mixmag interview with a hardcore vinyl DJ.

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.

One thought on “New Book on Vinyl Coming January 29

  • December 3, 2014 at 4:32 pm

    Spoke to an employee in a used record store about a year ago
    In Thunder Bay.He told me if I really loved music,I’ll end eventually
    Buying vinyl again.
    Beginning to think he,s right….


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