Put the needle on the record!

now reading: De naald erin, a book with short music stories by dutch journalist john schoorl, published by uitgeverij 521. the world is full of vinyl and each record has its own story. a life full of vinyl, and vinyl full of life… each chapter begins with images of the labels of the record on which the story is based. strange stories and memories about obscure and famous artists, from the dutch elvis to the trammps to the clash, from punk to muzak to jazz. a world full of tragedy, heroes and emotions. an eclectic mix of 24 vivid vinyl episodes., written in a somewhat surreal style where you have to get used to.