Vinyl World is a small cultural history of the record and celebrates the vinyl lifestyle and legendary records in a vibrant coffee table book. Text in English and German.
A vibrant coffee table book celebrating the vinyl lifestyle and legendary records
A cultural history of the record: collectibles, cover art & co, with over 200 photographs
An ideal gift for vinyl fans and vintage record collectors
Text in English and German
The good old record is still spinning! With its demise predicted over and over, the vinyl has shown itself to triumphant over technology trends, beloved by music professionals and fans, collectors and DJs alike.
This richly illustrated photo book celebrates the history of the record with over 200 colour and black and white images, seasoned with essential vinyl knowledge on record magazines, consoles, shops and cafes. From the art legends who shaped the cover art to the LPs that became coveted collector's items, this is a must-have compendium for all vinyl fans and collectors.
"Vinyl World - You Spin Me Right Round is a terrific read for lovers of great music and vinyl. It's the story of the record's place in the history of pop culture, media and technology. There's lots to explore including how records are made, significant album cover art, record stores and record bars around the world." - Ruth O'Connor, Irish Examiner
About the Author
Markus Caspers has been authoring books on design, pop culture, and fashion history since 1996. After completing his studies, he worked as an art director in advertising and as a lecturer for graphics, semiotics, and commodity aesthetics. He earned his doctorate in automotive design; since 2009, he has been a design and media professor at the Neu-Ulm University of Applied Sciences, focusing on design practice, design theory, and image conception.