Posts tagged "vinyl"

Top 5 Favorite Billboard Essays: Nick Hornby Reflects On High Fidelity, 20 Years Later

If you’re in your mid-twenties or older, you may have been wondering what Nick Hornby’s thoughts on the ultimate fate of the characters in High Fidelity. Well! Fear not. He has written a short retrospective essay about his novel-form love song for record shops for Billboard.
More interesting than his short insights on what Ro…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 9, 2015

Your Bookshelf Never Sounded Better

Keep your books in place with these recycled records. Give a pair of these custom-made vintage vinyl bookends a spin and lend old-skool charm to any room. Just because you can’t listen to your favorite records anymore doesn’t mean you can’t decorate with them.

Ami Angelowicz / October 5, 2011

Spin Your Vinyl Vertically

After many years of function, my record player bit the dust last week. In trying to find a replacement, I ran across this bad boy over at Urban Outfitters. The deal? You mount this sucker to the wall and it lets you play records vertically. In other words, it masquerades as art on an empty…

A Skirt You Can Really “Spin” In

This unidentified cutie was spotted at a party in Los Angeles last week wearing a skirt made out of broken records. That’s certainly one way to make use of the record collection your ex-boyfriend left at your house. [Boing Boing]…

Julie Gerstein / August 21, 2010

5 Tips For Throwing A Record Party

About a year ago, a group of my closest friends got together in a basement apartment in Queens. It was a Saturday night in the dead of winter, and most of us were broke (the economy was crashing) and lazy (we didn’t feel like trekking to a bar in the city). As we cracked ope…

Ami Angelowicz / December 7, 2009