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From Ghoulish Vinyl Timepieces to Transparent Music Boomboxes

By: Susan Keefe - Published: May 13, 2012
Consumers may be swapping CDs for MP3s, but these rad record revivals prove that no one is ready to do away with the warm, muddy tones that only vinyl can produce. Its unique sound and undeniable nostalgia makes this physical medium hard to let go off. Even if your collection of 45s are too haggard to squeeze out a note, their unique aesthetic makes these pieces of musical history prime candidates for an endless list of creative projects.

From futuristic record players to laser-cut vinyl art pieces, records have proven that they are still as relevant today as they were long ago. This enthusiastic revival of all things vinyl clearly illustrates that music lovers everywhere still respect the physical formats of yesteryears in spite of the massive influx of MP3s.

Still every bit as charming today as before the cassette tape stole the thunder, vinyl still has a bright future thanks to these rad record revivals.