War Is Over! Musically Speaking

Musically speaking… War Is Over!  At least that’s the case for students at the University of Arizona, Tucson area where I’m told these posters are popping up.  Created with the intention of being a thought provoking statement for viewers to find their own meaning, there’s obviously much that’s open to individual interpretation. What does meaning … Read more

Record Players Without Vinyl

Crate diggers and vinyl enthusiasts have a tendency to love the sound of natural static.  Experimental musicians Otomo Yoshihide and Aoyama Yasutomo have taken the concept of unnatural sound to the next level with their interpretation entitled With Records, which utilizes about a hundred portable record players. [via Make]

Vinyl Wave Takes Art To New Levels

Apparently music is not the only place that vinyl is making a comeback.  With artist Jean Shin’s Sound Wave appearing at NYC’s Museum of Arts and Design, artsy types are even beginning to appreciate the visual aesthetic of vinyl. [NYTimes via Dvice]

Drawings Capture The Insanity of Vinyl + Crate Digging

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Ever searched for a way to sum up the madness of crate digging?  An artist and fellow dusty fingered madman has managed to capture all the frustrations and social dysfunctions in a series of drawings entitled "Crate Digging… Don’t Do It."

A bit of fair warning, with titles like, "There’s always someone digging in a better crate", "You won’t be able to satisfy your needs", and "Imaginary records will haunt your sleep", you may be forced to reassess that slight vinyl addiction you’ve developed over the years.

See the entire collection after the jump.

[via Stefan]

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