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Voices in Vinyl

  • March 27, 2017

    Voices in Vinyl: Moroccan Musical Mosaics

    Driving through the desert felt almost like flying. The saffron-tinted sandscape, undulating with the slightest variation, made it feel like I was barely moving at all. The dry desert air parched my lips to a tight chap, snapping my speech…and … Read more »

  • February 15, 2017

    Voices in Vinyl: Joy In Jozi, Part Two–The Jazz in Jive

    Record-hunter Tasha Goldberg continues her saga of searching for rare vinyl in Johannesburg, South Africa. Read Part One here. The hours I spent at Collector’s Treasury in Johannesburg, South Africa still mystifies me. Sometimes, when I close my eyes at … Read more »

  • November 12, 2016

    Voices in Vinyl: Joy in Jozi

    Within 24 hours of landing in Johannesburg, South Africa, I was deep into the largest record collection I have ever witnessed. Collectors Treasury is an eight-story warehouse located on the fringe of the overpass that marks the gates to the … Read more »

  • August 25, 2016

    Voices in Vinyl: Norwegian Dancing Lights

    Music is many things…but elementally, music is a sonic result of how something feels. Recorded music stamps the impression of that feeling. The actual replay carves into the ether an exact description of tension, pressure and pace of the place … Read more »

  • July 7, 2016

    Voices in Vinyl: Music in Merida, Mexico

    My Merida was destined to be a romance. Seated on a stiff sofa in my hotel library, I looked up to walls lined with perfect white paper-covered books, the value of their contents less on display than an inference of … Read more »

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