LA Weekly columnist (!) Henry Rollins preaches the value of vinyl in a recent article. He bemoans the demise of the 12″ LP, noting the superior sound of that format in works by Hawkwind, The Buzzcocks, Aerosmith and more, including a Canadian pressing of Television’s archetypal Marquee Moon:
It is, to me, as good as music gets. The title track is one of the best things ever committed to magnetic tape. While the recently remastered CD version is excellent, there is but one way to truly enjoy the utter magnificence of the songs contained on this album and it is from the LP. Those of you who know what I’m talking about know exactly what I mean.
It’s good stuff. Read the complete piece right here.