Keep The Record Playing explores the future of physical music formats from the perspectives of four enthusiasts within the Aotearoa New Zealand music scene.
The proliferation of digital music formats has ensured the development and distribution of music is now quick, easy and cheap. While technology advancements have threatened the existence of material formats for decades, some are going from strength to strength with many rare and limited releases becoming extremely coveted items. The physical and tactile nature of antiquated music forms seems to be ensuring their survival, but as we move more rapidly into wireless lifestyles, will they last for long?
Matthew Crawley (Flying Out Records) leads a panel discussion with Luke Wood (Curator, A Short Run), Stella Corkery (artist and musician) and Kim Martinengo (founder of 1:12 Records) surveying where we have been and how we could be listening in the future.