“THE VINYL REVIVAL”
The Whys and Hows
“The Vinyl Revival is a documentary that explores the renaissance in all things vinyl. It looks at the revival of vinyl over the past several years and explores the whys and hows with industry pundits, artists, record shop owners, vinyl fans and many more.
Directed and produced by Pip Piper, we hear from new record shop owners as well the established die-hards who a still going and thriving. The film discusses the importance of the record shop and vinyl as a whole. We learn the why’s of vinyl’s revival, the human need for belonging, the love of history and the stories of how little record shop has shaped so many lives.
Record collecting has become a pursuit of the most fashion-conscious consumer and we wonder if it is a fad or it will last. Are we in danger of another record shop decline? Why must we support these bastions of culture?
The DVD features an 8 page booklet chronicling the making of the film, with contributions from director Pip Piper (Last Shop Standing) and author Graham Jones.
The film has interviews from Nick Mason (Pink Floyd), Philip Selway (Radiohead), Ade Utley (Portishead), Joel Gion (The Brian Jonestown Massacre), The Orielles, CASSIA and many more.