On flailing in the rising tides, as well as the ecological impact of vinyl records and digital music streaming.
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— SOURCES —
Matthew Brennan, and Kyle Devine
Kyle’s forthcoming book, Decomposed: A Political Ecology of Music is out October 2019 on MIT Press.
- Fighting Climate Change: Structural vs individual action – ClimateAdam on YouTube
- Uninhabitable Earth, David Wallace-Wells
- Eco-Sonic Media, Jacob Smith
Articles and Posts
- Credit Suisse World Wealth Report, 2018
- Public Health Statement for Vinyl Chloride
- Cost of Music
- Cost of Music PDF
- The economic cost of recorded music: findings, datasets, sources, and methods
- Greenhouse Gas Emissions from a Typical Passenger Vehicle
- Vinyl Revival
- Vinyl’s making a comeback? Don’t believe the hype
- Independent Record Pressing, New Pressing Plant Co-Owned by Secretly Group and Epitaph Execs, Seeks to Stand Out
- Is Vinyl’s Comeback Here to Stay?
- Vinyl record production has finally joined the modern age (Google Cache link)
- Google Data Centers Renewable Energy
- U.S. Vinyl Album Sales Hit Nielsen Music-Era Record High in 2017
- Porn produces same amount of carbon dioxide as whole of Belgium, study finds
- Can Brand-New Record Presses Solve Vinyl’s Supply Problem?
- Have We Reached Peak Vinyl?
- U.S. Music Mid-Year Report 2019
- How Is PVC Made, Anyway?
- The Manufacturing of Vinyl
- Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
- Stamping The Record
- Can consumer choices ward off the worst effects of climate change? An expert explains.
- Focusing on how individuals can stop climate change is very convenient for corporations
- The Green Vinyl Records project
- Groovy chemistry: The materials science behind records
- New “injection moulded” technology could revolutionise vinyl manufacturing
- How the Record Industry Is Trying to Make Vinyl More Environmentally Friendly
- Viryl Technologies
- Vinyl is back. But until now, record-making has been stuck in the ’80s.
- Inside Jack White’s New Vinyl-Pressing Paradise
- Brand new vinyl record pressing machines enter the market
- How Streaming Music Could be Harming The Planet
- Streaming music isn’t as green as you might think. Here’s why
- This Is How Bad Your Vinyl Obsession Is for the World
- Sustainable record (LP) by Omroep Brabant (Booming Brabant) with English subtitles
- Green Vinyl Records concept machine during MEDIA-TECH 2018
- How Shellac Records Are Made – RCA Victor presents: Command Performance
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