As Mumbai celebrates vinyl culture today, collectors relive the magic of microgrooves and reason why its resurgence is a good thing for millennials
Drop the Needle, a new event, will allow vinyl record collectors and fans to come together to play, share and experience analogue music, starting tomorrow
There seems to be a change in fortunes for the humble vinyl record. Fans of this music format in the city are finding new avenues and spaces to revel in this sound, and re-live the record. the guide scratches beyond the surface
The GUIDE chatted with the members of the all-girl band The Vinyl Records from Delhi who are set to perform in the city
Delhi-based punk rockers seek inspiration from the '90s American underground feminist band Riot Grrl, Assam's The Hurricane Gals sing local favourites, and the Naga sisters, with the help of their folk songs, take on the role of cultural ambassadors. The all-girl bands, like their counterparts in Chennai and Mumbai, sing in the hope of bringing about change. But will India's patriarchal society leave female musicians alone or is this just a scratch on the surface?
Have you always been fascinated by your grandfather's dusty old gramophone and LP records? Here's your chance to enter that world of vintage music at a Vinyl Festival that will kick off in the city
The big daddy of iPods is back in the city. Microgroove, an initiative organised by Zenzi bar and NH7.in (music website), aims to lend a patient ear to those who are stuck on the sounds of vinyl records at 80 revolutions per minute
Pink Floyd, Radiohead, The Eagles -- classics make a real comeback in India in long playing record format. Does the digital generation care for analog, asks Lalitha Suhasini. Norah Jones says yes