2-BobGeorge

Eilon Paz has just published his debut 416-page coffee-table book, Dust & Grooves, revealing over 130 vinyl collectors and their collections in the intimate environment of their record rooms. Mesmerizing photographic essays team in-depth interviews to illustrate what motivates record collectors to keep digging. Giving readers an extensive insight into the passion behind collecting, the book is divided into two parts: the first featuring 250 full-page photos framed by captions and select quotes, and the second consisting of 12 full-length interviews that delve deep into collectors’ personal histories and vinyl troves.

To buy the book online, go here

 

7-DavidFoxCaldwell

David Fox Caldwell’s collection in his Aikei Pro’s Records Shop in Holly Springs, Mississippi (it took an hour just to clear away enough boxes to get inside)

4-Afrika-Boxes

Afrika Bambaataa’s collection of 43,000-plus records, alphabetized for Cornell University Library’s Hip Hop Collection, New York City