Tom Fine wrote:
> There is definitely a vinyl fringe among the youngsters. I see them in
> used record shops I prowl. Most of them seem interested in 70's and
> early 80's punk and new wave, but I had a great conversation with a high
> school kid right behind me going thru the jazz stacks. He knew his stuff
> and was looking for specific items that actually have good collector
> value. There was an older guy also sifting the jazz stacks and he must
> have been very amused by the whole thing since he was the only one of us
> who was actually alive when most of the records were new.
> To the kids of the CD era who still crave the grooved disk I say, more
> power to you and may you spin on-speed and with few scratches.
> -- Tom Fine
This reminds me of something I was going to mention the other day, after seeing
a scene in a TV show this week depicting records being spun (and scratched) in
a disco scene. Can't remember what the show was, but one of the LPs was
definitely a mono Cadence pressing. Wonder what Archie Bleyer was doing in a