monthly archives: January 2015

January 29, 2015

It’s only Rock ‘n Roll but…

A wall of classic vinyl album covers at MoMA.How many of these albums have you owned? I saw this amazing display at MoMA recently and while I know vinyl records are making a comeback of sorts, I don’t think they will replace the convenience of mp3s (or whatever the next digital format comes along). Unfortunately, I gave away tons of albums and my Technics turntable back in the 90s. The large 12″ LP format was a real treat for music and art lovers. Today’s online thumbnail format for music, books, and even movies just doesn’t do justice to the artistic efforts involved in making images memorable. Maybe that’s why so much of our current culture is forgettable.