Why Vinyl Matters
Why Vinyl Matters Why Vinyl Matters Why Vinyl Matters Why Vinyl Matters

Why Vinyl Matters is part history, part future forecasting, part nostalgia and all celebration. A collection of more than 25 interviews, all illustrated with photos, sidebars, quotes, album covers, outtakes and much more. This is the book for anyone who has ever gone to the store and bought music on vinyl.

Includes interviews with:
Fatboy Slim; Tim Burgess (Charlatans); Henry Rollins (musician, actor, writer, comedian); Gaz Coombes (Supergrass); Lars Ulrich (Metallica); Maxi Jazz (Faithless); Rob da Bank (DJ and founder of Bestival); Clint Boone (Inspiral Carpets); Mike Ness (Social Distortion); Chief Xcel (Blackalicious); Cut Chemist (Jurassic 5); Fab 5 Freddy (hip hop pioneer, visual artist); Fat Mike (NOFX); Julia Ruzicka (Future of the Left); Steve Hackett (Genesis); Nick Hornby.

Jennifer Otter Bickerdike is a familiar name in the world of pop culture. An academic, writer and historian, Jennifer remains enthralled by vinyl, and has embarked on a journey to share her passion - and the passion of like-minded stars - with the world. She has authored several books on the topics of music, fandom and celebrity cultism, such as Fandom, Image and Authenticity: Joy, Devotion and the Second Lives of Kurt Cobain and Ian Curtis (2014) and The Secular Religion of Fandom (2015).

  • Size: 265 mm x 237 mm
  • Pages: 224
  • Illustrations: 54 colour, 11 b&w
  • Vinyl is back and in a big way; this book anticipates a continuing rise in interest
  • In a bold declaration of love for pre-digital music technology, pop culture historian Jennifer Otter Bickerdike celebrates the vinyl revival
  • Features interviews with 25 stars - Fatboy Slim, Lars Ulrich from Metallica, Henry Rollins, Portia Sabine and Tim Burgess among them

We are also pleased to offer an excellent bundle deal that includes this book and the excellent 'Breathe. This Shining Moment - Recordings 1986-1990. Deluxe Limited Edition Vinyl Box Set'.

 

£35.00 GBP