Way back in the Analog Age, before CDs, DATs, minidiscs and MP3's, existed something called "records," or "LPs." All you milk-crate athletes probably remember 'em, but for the rest of you, try to imagine a world where the premiere sound-reproduction format was a 175-gram, 12-inch platter of deep-black vinyl. They had warm tones and smelled great right out of the package, and they came with easy-to-read liner notes and expansive covers that required some sort of decoration. Back then, there was no MTV (we didn't know how good we had it), so recording artists used the cover to give listeners an idea of what they would be getting if they ponied up the $1.99... More >>>