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Surface noise: a collection of analogue photos which capture the heart of crate digging subculture

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When you think about it, the nostalgic collectors of both vinyl and analogue photos have a lot in common. The ‘heart’ of either media is in their inbuilt imperfection, physicality and fleeting nature.

The crackle of a vinyl evokes the same emotion as the filter of a polaroid, a realness that purists claim you cannot find in digital reproductions. It’s natural to combine the two, which is what makes this photo series so sublime.

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Go double retro with Long Play, a supremely curated museum of analogue photos capturing obsessive vinyl culture for over a decade.

Arne Reimer is the photographer who has explored this connection in the recently published Long Play, which includes material collected from over a decade spent in the record stores of Europe and the USA.

Check out some highlights below, and find out more about Long Play here.

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Via The Vinyl Factory.

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March 2, 2017

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