Dust & Grooves

155 Added | 7 Magazines | 36 Likes | 4 Following | 293 Followers | @eilonpaz | Dust & Grooves is a photography and interview project documenting vinyl collectors in their most natural and intimate environment: the record room. Dust & Grooves maintains the integrity and history of vinyl, as well as the musical heritage that goes along with every record in these collections. www.dustandgrooves.com

6 Photo Editors Discuss How They Use Instagram to Find New Talent

While for many years social media has been seen as a tool for procrastination, more and more photographers are recognising the professional benefits …

Social Media

miniot's wheel is a record player that's minimalist and modern

technology’s obsession with nostalgia is no secret, and vinyl is just one of many old trends that have lately risen back to popularity. we may be …

Pulse Camera Remote

The Pulse Camera Remote is a new smart device that enables you to get a great deal of control on your DSLR camera from your smartphone through the …

Henry Rollins: Will I Be Able to Finish Listening to All My Records Before I Die?

I spent most of last year on the road and stripped out many record stores and engaged in frequent online vinyl acquisitions. I passed through Los …

Los Angeles

The 11 best books we read in 2016

<b>1. Albion's Seed, by David Hackett Fischer</b><p>Rather unusually among wealthy, developed democracies, the people of the United States are almost entirely …

These 10 Instagram Accounts Will Renew Your Lust for Records

These streams will make you hot for wax.<p>It's hard to deny the appeal of vinyl's physicality—the blissful ritual of unwrapping a fresh record and throwing it on a turntable with your own two hands. But due to social media's sprawling omnipresence, platforms like Instagram are redefining how we …

Social Media

Old man Flea is here to tell us why rock music died in the ’90s

A meeting of rock music’s middle-aged guard took place earlier this week when Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready interviewed Red Hot Chili Peppers …

Crate-digging for folk funk: 10 sublime records

<b>From Terry Callier to Laura Nyro, there’s nothing quite like folk funk on a Sunday morning. With bubbling basslines, big breaks and gentle guitar</b> …

The 22 Most Beautiful Places in the World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list–whether you're looking to …

National Parks

Watch record dealer Victor Kiswell go digging in Colombia

<b>Follow Kiswell as he hunts and haggles his way through Bogota.</b><p>Trading exclusively in jaw-dropping rarities, Victor Kiswell is something of a cult …

Vinyl Records

Five vinyl soundsystems bringing slow listening to London

<b>Rediscovering the art of slow listening at London’s new vinyl-orientated spaces.</b><p>As any DJ who still plays vinyl will tell you, even the best clubs …

Clay Rossner Has Been Photographing the Vinyl Revival and, Honestly Guys, It's Beautiful

Here's Mac Demarco’s 'Salad Days' surrounded by greenery and an ashtray full of stubbed-out cigarettes, and trinkets and diary notes dotted around Sufjan Stevens’ 'Carrie & Lowell.'<p>The renewed interest in vinyl that’s been growing over the last five years can be attributed to a combination of …

Indie Music

Enjoy all the two-wheel thrills from the Dakar

Cool Paris Dakar Motorcycle images

Some cool Paris Dakar Motorcycle images:<p><b>Paris-Dakar Barcelona January 2005</b> <i><br>Image by cdamian</i><p><i>Related</i>

15 record collectors you should follow on Instagram

<b>Vinyl looks great on camera, but even better on Instagram.</b><p>When it comes to sharing records, there’s nothing more immediate than photography. Discogs …

This New Bell Helmet Is The Most Important Street Helmet In The Past 50 Years

Bell announced a new helmet called the Pro Star and it is, without a doubt, the most important development in the last 50 years. This helmet doesn’t …

Record collectors crave a physical relationship with their music

The Audiophiliac reviews Eilon Paz' "Dust & Grooves: Adventures in Record Collecting" coffee table book.<p>I own many thousands of LPs and CDs, but I don't think I'm a record collector. Most collectors I've known obsess about getting the best pressing of a LP, or about the condition of the jacket, but …

Turntables

Adjusting Motorcycle Suspension

Comprehending how suspension works has been described as a black art, but the basic principles are actually fairly easy to understand. Yet an …

Utah: The White Rim Trail in Pictures

14.5L of Liquids<p>Looking down into the canyon<p>Sharing the trail with mountain bikes<p>Lots of side trails<p>Most of the road is bike big friendly<p>A cool …

Behind the Scenes of Oregon's First-Ever Vinyl Record Pressing Plant

Oregon's first vinyl pressing plant is now open for business.<p>On May 28, <b>Cascade Record Pressing</b>'s website went live, with the ability to accept orders …

Orange County

introducing toc, a vertical record player by roy harpaz

jan 12, 2018<p>strictly limited to a run of 250 cars, british-automaker lyonheart cars builds a modern iteration of the classic jaguar 'e-type' from the …

Seoul's 10,000-Strong Vinyl Record Music Library Opens in a State-of-the-Art Building

Recently opened is Hyundai Card’s stunning “Music Library + Understage” complex, which serves as a<p>Recently opened is Hyundai Card‘s stunning “Music Library + Understage” complex, which serves as a repository of vintage vinyl records from around the world. Located in Hannam-dong in central Seoul, …

What Endurance Athletes Need to Eat

And if a diet works for weight loss, we figure it must be a healthy diet, which means it’s also the best diet for whatever our fitness goals happen to be.<p>(Building your best body requires drive, sweat, and the right food. Fuel Your Fat-Burners With 101 Muscle Meals from Men’s Health.)<p>These are all …

$14,000 turntable won’t wear out your vinyl. What a deal.

If you’ve got an extra $14,000 to $18,500 sitting around, you might consider grabbing yourself one of these bad boys from Japanese manufacturer ELP.<p>The ELP Laser Turntable promises the best in fidelity when playing your precious vinyl records because it uses a laser, not a needle, to decode the …

The Top 10 Cities Keeping Vinyl Music Alive

While it may be the case that video killed the radio star, digital music has yet to slay the record store. True, Sam Goody is gone and the music …

Oriental Hits To Female Koran Chants, Welcome To Egyptian Vintage Vinyl

<b>CAIRO</b> — Antique dealers, second-hand markets, auction showrooms, music lovers and historians are the cornerstones of the wondrous world of vintage …

Genealogy

The mystery of Mingering Mike: the soul legend who never existed

When a ‘crate-digger’ found a massive vinyl collection at a flea market, he couldn’t understand how a soul star who’d released over 100 records could just disappear. But the truth turned out to be even stranger. Jon Ronson goes in search of Mingering Mike<p>This story begins with a record collector …

Washington D.C.

Someone is selling their 60,000-strong record collection for $6,000

<b>Are you listening, Zero Freitas?</b><p>A massive collection of 60,000 second hand and sealed records has been put up for sale via online classifieds …