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Vinyl Records and Analog Culture in the Digital Age : Pressing Matters (Hardcover) (Paul E. Winters)

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Analog Culture in the Digital Age: Pressing Matters examines the resurgence of vinyl record technologies in the twenty-first century and their place in the history of analog sound and the recording industry. It seeks to answer the questions: why has this supposedly outmoded format made a comeback in a digital culture into which it might appear to be unwelcome? Why, in an era of disembodied pleasures afforded to us in this age of cloud computing would listeners seek out this remnant of the late nineteenth century and bring it seemingly back from the grave? Why do many listeners believe vinyl, with its obvious drawbacks, to be a superior format for conveying music to the relatively noiseless CD or digital file? This book looks at the ways in which music technologies are both inflected by and inflect human interactions, creating discourses, practices, disciplines, and communities.
Number of Pages: 191.0
Genre: Social Science, Music
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
Author: Paul E. Winters
Language: English
Street Date: July 18, 2016
TCIN: 51709098
UPC: 9781498510073
Item Number (DPCI): 248-29-6751

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