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Vinyl : The Art of Making Records
by Mike Evans


Overview - In our increasingly digital world, audiophiles know that the real recording is on vinyl. That s why sales of vinyl continue to soar. Mike Evans offers a sumptuous visual celebration of this medium s fascinating history and triumphant rebirth. From weighty 78s to feisty 45s, from eccentric EPs to legendary LPs, he brings vinyl recordings off the shelves and out of the crates, spotlighting:
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Overview
In our increasingly digital world, audiophiles know that the real recording is on vinyl. That s why sales of vinyl continue to soar. Mike Evans offers a sumptuous visual celebration of this medium s fascinating history and triumphant rebirth. From weighty 78s to feisty 45s, from eccentric EPs to legendary LPs, he brings vinyl recordings off the shelves and out of the crates, spotlighting:
. The development of discs from shellac to vinyl
. Run-out groove messages, picture discs, limited editions, colored vinyl, and deluxe 180g reissues that make fans and collectors rejoice
. The records iconic packaging and art, including the work of Reid Miles, Roger Dean, Peter Saville, and Hipgnosis
. The history and development of various leading labels, such as Atlantic, Audio Fidelity, Casablanca, Decca, Def Jam, Motown, Verve, and more
. Groundbreaking artists and their game-changing releases, from the first 45, Eddy Arnold s Texarkana Baby, to the vinyl revival as led by Jack White s Lazaretto
No collection is complete without it."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781454917816
  • ISBN-10: 1454917814
  • Publisher: Sterling
  • Publish Date: October 2015
  • Page Count: 256


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