Song by song streaming services may be hurting the album commercially, but its place in our cultural lexicon will be harder to shake.
Bootlegs will continue to be manufactured.
The future of the bootleg might just reinvent the official release.
Vinyl is one thing but digital plug-ins which claim to emulate the analogue sound are a rose-tinted step too far.
Nokia's decision to revise an old mobile phone classic should appeal to a movement of people who prefer to play with the older technologies.
Sometimes album sleeves reveal little about the music. Instead they illuminate the society it came from, exposing unexpected stories of people, art forms and struggles.
Thanks to technology the DJ has become a musical God of sorts. Under post-capitalism, where we’re looking for a new way of understanding cultural objects, the DJ now plays a pivotal role.
While technological advances have rendered some products obsolete, they've also spurred the growth of niche markets that cater to people looking to reject mass-produced goods.
The rise and fall of video and music formats.
As Record Store Day shows, there's a lot more to the vinyl revival than simple nostalgia.