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This Museum Exhibition Explores “The Sound and Culture” of Vinyl Records…


The Oakland Museum of California has an exhibit up that explores the cultural and social aspects of collecting vinylVinyl: The Sound and Culture of Records opened on April 19th, coinciding with Record Store Day.

The exhibit has listening stations, talks, performances, films, and more:

  • Documentation of notable record collections
  • Album art history
  • Work by Walter Kitundu
  • Learn how to use a record player and DJ
  • Listening stations with curated vinyl crates
  • Curate your own crate

The museum hopes to explore “how a range of communities comes together to create shared popular culture. This theme continues in another show they have up, SuperAwesome: Art and Giant Robot.

Amoeba Music provided in-kind donations for this vinyl exhibition.


When Nina Ulloa isn’t writing for DMN she’s usually reviewing music or at a show. Follow her on Twitter.

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