In rotation: 3/23/15

It’s 2015. Why Is It So Hard to Press a Record?

Spillers Records in Cardiff: Reputedly the oldest record store in the world

Used bookstore changing to meet needs of Greensboro customers: More books. More DVDs. More video games. More cellphones. More vinyl records.

Phono+Graphic: 60 Vinyl Record Covers by 60 Comic Book Artists, to be exhibited at Kendal Museum in October, has been curated by the locally-based, internationally-renowned comics artist Sean Phillips, who is also one of the Festival patrons.

In the age of digital downloads, where a click can buy an album or you can stream a song straight to your phone, it seems the art of owning and buying music has faded. But hundreds of crate-diggers and audiophiles who gathered in Bridgeport on Saturday for WPKN-FM’s Music Mash Record Fair proved the experience of buying records is far from scratched out.

Vinyl records make an undeniable but complicated comeback: In the pantheon of ridiculously unlikely comebacks, it’s a big one.

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