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The Ultimate Coffee Table Book For Vinyl Enthusiasts: Dust & Grooves Review
With a foreword by the RZA, compelling photographic essays are paired with in-depth interviews to illustrate what motivates record collectors to keep digging for more records. Readers get an up close and personal look at a variety of well-known vinyl champions as well as a glimpse into the collections of known and unknown DJs, producers, record dealers, and everyday enthusiasts. Guillaume Saintillan Plexus Records — April 3, Andres Jimenez Open Crates — April 10, We all have stories and memories of our digging adventures. But reading about these heavyweights in physical form is a true pleasure.
The internet is an amazing beast. I can write a blog post, and people anywhere in the world can see it, comment on it, or contact me. The internet is just a tool. Nothing more. Music fans, like any other group of fans, hobbyists, or people with similar interests, have certainly embraced the internet as a platform for communicating with each other. Eilon is an Israeli ex-pat photographer living in New York who is also an avid record collector, and the website was a way for him to combine his two passions by interviewing record collectors and photographing them in their homes with their collections.
This epic page coffee table book is a vinyl nerds dream and will really give you some perspective on the hardcore collectors out there and inspire you as well. Chalked full of amazing photos by Eilon Paz Author this is an intimate look through the lens at some of the worlds most notable record collectors, both well known and unknown. The book is a mix of eye candy and quotes from the collectors themselves posing with their collections in the first segment and the second half features full length interviews with some of the collectors, including Gilles Peterson, Rich Medina, Egon, The Gaslamp Killer, etc. Be warned, this book can easily lead you down the rabbit hole of wanting to collect or at the very least to your local record store, flee market or garage sale in search of black gold. This really is just an incredible piece of work and one well worth picking up if you are a music lover. You can buy the book and check out the blog at www. Follow Dust and Grooves on Facebook Twitter.
This book is an absolute delight for anyone who loves music on vinyl or wax, more accurately. Paz is a photographic journalist first and foremost, and his skill with a camera is what makes this book and the eponymous site so gorgeously mouthwatering for record hounds. Through his reputation as a DJ, photographer, and journalist Eilon Paz has gotten access to interview and photograph the lairs of many most? One collector goes after Angolan music from the s while another collects Turkish funk. One collects Sesame Street records while another snatches up Italian porn and erotica. Another collector discusses 78s from Black Patti, a record label out of Richmond, Indiana about 45 minutes from our office , that only operated for about 7 months in I was more interested in music than sex.