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The Vinyl List

100 Albums You Need on Vinyl and Why

  • Hardback
  • £15.00

An impeccably stylish guide to creating the ultimate record collection from the US-based vinyl subscription company, Vinyl Me, Please.

An impeccably stylish guide to creating the ultimate record collection from the US-based vinyl subscription company, Vinyl Me, Please.

Putting the style in your stylus, The Vinyl List is more than your average book of music recommendations. Brought to you by the vinyl subscription club, Vinyl Me, Please - 'the best damn record club there is'* - The Vinyl List is a lively, visually handsome guide to the 100 albums you need to own on vinyl and why, with added extras: cocktail recipes to match your listening needs, and 'Like this, then listen to this' suggestions.

With The Vinyl List, your record collector needs are in safe hands: arranged alphabetically, this chic tome is your font of knowledge on what sounds work best on vinyl, while it also simultaneously captures the aesthetic thrills that crate-diggers derive from their passion.

*If they do say so themselves.

Biographical Notes

Vinyl Me, Please is a record of the month club. The best damn record club, in fact. Their goal is to be the greatest music company ever, and to make your life even more awesome than it already is. They do this by not only sending you great music, but by also offering an amazing experience every month.

http://vinylmeplease.com/

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781788400039
  • Publication date: 05 Oct 2017
  • Page count: 256
  • Imprint: Cassell
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