A photographic look into the world of vinyl record collectors—including Questlove—in the most intimate of environments—their record rooms.
Compelling photographic essays from photographer Eilon Paz are paired with in-depth and insightful interviews to illustrate what motivates these collectors to keep digging for more records. The reader gets an up close and personal look at a variety of well-known vinyl champions, including Gilles Peterson and King Britt, as well as a glimpse into the collections of known and unknown DJs, producers, record dealers, and everyday enthusiasts. Driven by his love for vinyl records, Paz takes us on a five-year journey unearthing the very soul of the vinyl community.
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"A lavishly illustrated coffee-table book...visceral and joyous." —New York Times "Fascinating [and] extremely intimate." —Billboard
"Paz's beautiful coffee table book…features 250 staggeringly pretty full-page photos of record store collectors across the world." —People
"Almost any reader will find something to appreciate in the passion of collectors and the beauty of Paz’s images." —Slate
"Beautiful and engrossing." —Wired
About the Author
EILON PAZ is a professional photographer and the founder of the popular vinyl-collecting website Dust and Grooves. Paz's work has appeared in worldwide publications such as Wax Poetics, Saveur, Monocle, Conde Nast Traveler, Delta Airlines Sky Magazine, and the French music magazine Vibrations.