This weekend we observed Record Store Day around the world, complete with a slew of special releases on everybody’s favourite antiquated audio medium. Hobbyists everywhere rushed out to stand in line in front of local shops to pick up a couple of the good old-fashioned discs. How about you?
Unlike cassettes — or increasingly, CDs — you can still get vinyls of just about anything (worth getting), and with packed-in digital downloads, you might as well if you’ve got a decent record player. So do you still like to go out and get a real record now and then? What’s got you so attached to them? Is the the sound, the experience, the desire to be hipstery? Let’s geek out.