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Stories from the Stacks
Vinyl Writer 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 Daly 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 Daly 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.
The Analog Chronicles
Columnist and history teacher Mike Zagari utilizes his vast knowledge of music to bring us an interesting column that discusses various themes in music and how those experiences have shaped his passion for music and history.
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 Daly dedicated to discussing the female experience in vinyl through the eyes of a woman living with 4,600 vinyl albums, slowly coming to terms with her identity as a vinyl addict.
A.M. Radio is a column which celebrates all of Columnist Anthony Montalbano’s passions. In this unique column, Anthony will be exploring more than just physical music media as he conducts interviews and discusses his interests such as podcasts, video game soundtracks and more.
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 Daly 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.
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.
Open Your Ears
In this column, Vinyl Writer founder Andrew Daly shares his thoughts and impressions of various albums as he spins them for the first time.