records

Found Materials

A Vinyl Lover Presses Records From Unorthodox Found Objects

Michael Dixon cuts gorgeous, intentionally complicated records from humanity's abandoned ephemera.
Andrew Salomone
7.5.17
Features

Why Do People Care About Record Store Day?

What is it about the event that gets people totally mad?
Josh Baines
4.21.17
crate expectations

Learn About the Roots of Colombian Accordion Music with the Help of Quantic’s Globe-Trotting Record Collection

Ahead of 'Curao,' Will Holland invited us into his loft to chat about growing up on Goldie, British Jazz, and cultural appropriation—all via a trip through his crates.
David Garber
4.19.17
Features

How Discogs Dragged Record Collecting Into the 21st Century

A rare interview with the core team at the beloved music cataloguing database and marketplace.
David Garber
3.21.17
crate expectations

Mister Saturday Night's Justin Carter Gets Back to His Choir Singer Roots

Crate Expectations: Ahead of the release of his debut solo album 'The Leaves Fall,' we take a trip through the famed DJ's record collection to learn about an unexpected side of his musical history.
David Garber
2.17.17
thump news

Go Record Shopping with Floating Points in a New Episode of 'What's in My Bag?'

The London musician picks out work by artists including Ornette Coleman, Fumaça Preta, and Charles Earland.
Alexander Iadarola
1.4.17
crate expectations

Soul Clap Take a Tour Through the 10,000 Records in Their Childhood Basement

During Thanksgiving weekend, the Brooklyn-based duo return home to Boston to chat about their sophomore album, decades-long DJ career, and friendship.
Jesse Weiss
12.1.16
Art

10 Classic Album Covers Get Modern Illustration

Black Sabbath, Weezer, Beck, Fugees, Hot Chip, and more get visual interpretations in Vinyl Me, Please's custom artwork.
Beckett Mufson
11.10.16
Design

Pimp Your Records with a Futuristic Levitating Turntable

The MAG-LEV turntable is the kind of thing you'd expect to see on the wealthy side of sci-fi dystopia.
Beckett Mufson
10.13.16
Design

Liquid-Filled Vinyl Records Make Trippy Art, Music

Now, collectors can own playable albums sealed with glitter, hair, leaves, and even blood.
Anna Marks
9.17.16
Music

Here's What Happened When Conceptual Artists Released a Concept Album

Like Beyoncé and Frank Ocean, new media art duo !Mediengruppe Bitnik push the envelope of the audiovisual album.
DJ Pangburn
8.22.16
Features

Five Super Obscure Disco Records Made Expensive by Big Name DJs

Caribou drops a James Brown edit in his Essential Mix and all of a sudden you're remortgaging the house.
Nick Thompson
7.6.16
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