A Short Film on The Record Collector. Is This You?

This coming Sunday, Michael Hainsworth and I are taking our Geeks&Beats podcast on the road to the Downtown Record Show. While Michael isn’t much of a collector, I’m an medium-level obsessive. Not quite the Rob Fleming level (fans of High Fidelity get the reference) but not terribly far behind. That’s why this short film is mildly, er, familiar. (Via PunchBuggy)

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 “A Short Film on The Record Collector. Is This You?

  • October 27, 2014 at 10:07 am

    Ugh… This is why record collecting is such a lonely experience. On the (very rare) times I engage with a conversation with another collector at a record store, this is the usual result.

    Record collecting is one of those things where its own community sucks all the joy out of the hobby, and it’s best to go it alone.


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