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Episode 3

Author and former magazine editor David Hepworth discusses the golden age of the vinyl and recalls the ceremonies involved in playing records. Part three of a five-part series.

Author and former magazine editor David Hepworth reflects on the golden age of the vinyl album and the recent resurgence of interest in this apparently redundant technology. The cassette, the Walkman and the iPod have come and gone but in this time of streaming and digital downloads, the LP is making a comeback. In Part 3 of this 5-part series David recalls the rituals involved in playing a record.

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