Bootlegs - across formats - have experienced buoyancy within the music marketplace for the last 40 years or so.
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.
The new/old Nokia 3310 revealed at this month’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.
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.
The cover of the South African afro-jazz band Batsumi’s self-titled album, which was designed by its bassist Zulu Bidi.
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.
Dance music, with its advanced technology and millions of fans, is the fastest-growing musical genre.
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.
Since 2009, record sales have soared.
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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.
Off to the great video library in the sky…
The rise and fall of video and music formats.
Object, artwork, memory.
As Record Store Day shows, there's a lot more to the vinyl revival than simple nostalgia.