I've been a collector (read: incurable addict) my whole life. I was always pretty comfortable with the nerdly implications of my obsession. Even if music is inherently cool, I spent a lot of time at record shows, and I can tell you that the proportion of middle-aged virgins living in mom's basement and wearing Rush t-shirts many sizes too small outnumbers all other demographics three to one.
So I wasn't really prepared -- nor do I think were a lot of other long time collectors -- for the sudden popularity that the vinyl revival has thrust upon our little A/V club.
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