Vinyl is the only worthwhile way to own music, but starting a record collection from zero can be a daunting to say the least. Do you just go buy your favorite album? Something classic? Something that lends itself well to analog sound? That’s for you to tell us, and your fellow readers this week.
Throughout Vinyl’s first—and now final—season, my opinion changed ever so slightly from when I first wrote about its debut episode. Vinyl remained absurd, overly nostalgic, ahistorical and evenly lionizing of men, but at the very least, the effervescent Juno Temple got to shine a little and, even better, the “getting…
HBO’s Vinyl—the romanticization of my literal nightmare of rock dudes snorting coke and yammering about the industry while you, a woman, sit there silently stewing—didn’t have a great debut on the Nielsen charts!
The first five minutes of Vinyl’s two-hour series premiere are a meditation, of sorts. It’s Martin Scorsese and Terence Winter’s HBO series about rock ‘n’ roll in 1973 New York, so you’re expecting a modicum of grit, but even still, the image of a mop-haired Bobby Cannavale buying, then contemplating, then snorting a…
Urban Outfitters is now the leading seller of vinyl albums which have seen huge increases in overall sales during the past few years.
Handsome boys with coordination. Records. What more could you ask for on a dreary Monday?