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Dreams Unreal: The Genesis of the Psychedelic Rock Poster by Titus O’Brien et al. (2020)

Dreams Unreal: The Genesis of the Psychedelic Rock Poster by Titus O’Brien et al. (2020)

Thanks to a handful of creative poster artists and their large fan group that immediately generated, many rock concert posters of the late 1960s today are rightfully considered art, rather than mere advertisements. Their most intriguing aspect then and today were the poster’s strong display of psychedelic arrangements, drug-influenced ways of perceiving shapes, names and […]

Vinyl Records and Analog Culture in the Digital Age: Pressing Matters by Paul E. Winters (2016)

Vinyl Records and Analog Culture in the Digital Age: Pressing Matters by Paul E. Winters (2016)

Not just the die-hard fans and collectors of vinyl recordings will be interested in this new book by Paul E. Winters. Since actually the whole idea of conserving the products of popular culture (which includes recorded sound and music) is carefully examined here. This goes along with analysis of the marketing ideas and promises used […]