Columns

We’re proud to showcase the work of some of our favorite freelance journalists. Dig in!

Stories from the Stacks
Vinyl Writer Music founder Andrew Daly discusses all things music in this passionate column centered around the art, science and business of music.

Setting the Record Straight
Through a nursing and public health lens, columnist Angela Quinn discusses underrepresented artists of color and the social constructs which led to their dismissal in the public eye.

Mix-Tapes and Memories
Columnist Joe O’Brien knows a whole lot more about musical genres than one might think at first glance, and he’s here to discuss various topics and genres of music through his love of mix tapes and the memories they conjure.

NY Hardcore Never Dies
Columnist Angela Quinn is here to deliver what the music industry has always been missing: a column not only dedicated entirely to NYHC, but one which discusses the “softer” side of this scene known for its loud music and in-your-face lyrics.

Vinyl Femmes and RPMs
Columnist Erin O’Dell aims to showcase one album per month that has greatly influenced her life in this personal, insightful column which is entirely dedicated to female artists.

Rapid Musical Perspectives with P.S. Idiot
Columnist, musician and indie zine writer Andrew Earle is back with his original punk indie column and his OG penname, “P.S. Idiot.” Tune into this fantastic column which discusses all things music from the eyes and ears of a seasoned musician.

Women Who Love Vinyl
Women are a niche minority in music, and especially in vinyl. Women Who Love Vinyl is a column by Angela Quinn dedicated to discussing the female experience in vinyl through the eyes of a woman, slowly coming to terms with her identity as a vinyl addict.

Surface Noise
In this column, John Siden of the YouTube channel Surface Noise joins the Vinyl Writer Music team to share his thoughts and feelings on what music means to him.

The Technical Corner
Ever wonder why things are the way they are? What was the technical reason for a particular format, or feature on a piece of equipment? Columnist Joel Andrews takes a technical deep dive into many of these topics.

Music Lovers Series
The Vinyl Writer Music team is dedicated to promoting positivity and community. In this series, columnist Angela Quinn interviews members of our collective Facebook communities to discover what music means to them, and to have an open conversation on topics such as artist streaming revenues, Record Store Day, indie shops versus big box stores, and more.

Shredful Compositions
Pennsylvania-born NFL journalist Andrew DiCecco has a profound passion for Rock music and its illustrious history. In this column, Andrew explores his passion for everything Rock through insightful album reviews, interesting artist interviews and more.

The Record Spinner
YouTuber Dylan Peggin of The Record Spinner joins the Vinyl Writer Music team with this awesome column in which he discusses all the things he loves most about music and vinyl collecting.

Open Your Ears
In this column, Vinyl Writer Music founder Andrew Daly shares his thoughts and impressions of various albums as he spins them for the first time.

Notes of Nightingale
Notes of Nightingale features the reflections and experiences of Angela Quinn as she gives various albums a first spin.

Records, Roots & Ramblings
Columnist Joe O’Brien conducts insightful interviews with various artists for this interesting column which gets to the roots of their musical careers.

NoteWorthy Music
Dale McCurry and Bambi Grinder of NoteWorthy Music join us here on the Vinyl Writer Music platform to share with the world their passion and lifelong love affair with music through the art of their beautiful words. Enjoy!

Left of the Dial
In this column, music lover Keith Kowall shares his vast knowledge and insight of music, particularly the obscure. Dig in to read more about his thoughts and musings.


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