In reality we need far less than what we consume, but conscious consumerism dictates that when you do end up forking out money in exchange for something – it’s not mass produced crap, but rather the best quality you can afford. If you’re going to buy something, make sure that you buy well.
Gotta Groove Records are a small vinyl record factory based in Cleveland, Ohio. The owners took a huge gamble on an idea that seemed implausible in a music world obsessed with ‘disposable’ music options. But weirdly enough – over the past couple of years the demand for old-school vinyl records around the world has been increasing at a fair clip. Here’s their story…
Bloombery also recently shared the story of ‘The Last Audio Cassette Factory’.
The richness and complexity of good music cannot really be successfully reduced to a binary code without losing some key aspects of the original recording. Analog really is the only way a listen to your favourite band.
If this makes sense to you, be sure to check out the movie ‘Sound City’.