Gideon Schwartz


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Info ISBN: 978-1-838665-61-6
Publisher: Phaidon
Copyright: ©2022
Notes: 264 pages, 300 images, hardcover. 10.625 inches x 8.125 inches.

About the publication: Interest in turntables and records is enjoying a renaissance as analog natives and new converts find their enduring style and extraordinary sound inimitable. Revolution, a follow-up to Phaidon’s beloved Hi-Fi: The History of High-End Audio Design, explores the design and cultural impact of the turntable, the component at the center of the ‘vinyl revival’. An essential book for audiophiles, collectors, and design fans, Revolution showcases the fascinating history of turntables and vinyl technology from the 1950s to today’s cutting-edge designs.
    Written by Schwartz, author of Hi-Fi: The History of High-End Audio Design, who is an audio design expert and passionate about analog music, this book includes 300 illustrations from the world of turntables, from affordable to high-end, and everything in between. An essential addition to the bookshelf for analog natives and those new to the vinyl revival as well as music and design lovers.*via Phaidon
Why it’s worth your time: As mentioned in the first paragraph, this book is great for anyone interested in the analog world of music. Collectors, audiophiles, design nerds, and fans alike. Beautifully printed and with a little bit of knowledge on just about every turntable you could imagine, Revolution is a great place to begin or continue celebrating the tradition of an analog experience–hey, that’s our very goal! So buy your first, hundredth, or thousandth record, give it a spin, and leaf through this lovely book.