Ursula K. Le Guin on vinyl! "Music and Poetry of the Kesh"


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/02/22/ursula-k-le-guin-on-vinyl.html


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“Release Date March 23”

For those of us living in the 21st century, it will also be available as a digital download:


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Thank goodness. I came to remark at the idiocy of taking source material from cassette and releasing it on vinyl. Nobody has convinced me this vinyl emperor is wearing a single stitch, and this just reinforces my default conclusion that it’s more about style than substance.


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You don’t need anything substantial anymore if you sell music. But if you want to package it in a festive way you might as well go with the format with the nicest sleeve.

I think this is the main reason for the vinyl revival :slight_smile:


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That, and vinyls inherent flaws make it impossible to compete in the loudness war without the stylus jumping all over the place.


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