His intense patronage has led to the collection of much vinyl—lots considered rare, trips to concerts—Pollard’s mental state unknown, and I can’t even look over his shoulder at his inbox—with thousands of unread messages from GBV mailing lists.
The good part of all this… obsession, was a nice electronic byproduct: The Sound Burger (Audio Technica AT-727) portable record player.
Its belt-driven turntable runs off 3 C batteries, has a built in pre-amp, and includes RCA outputs. The latter makes transferring those rare GBV tracks for digital enjoyment almost painless.
That said, Tom up and made a shirt of this player of records and it’s now up on Wire & Twine.
In other news, I took a 3 hour nap this weekend, and man it felt good.
Current music: GBV “Pantherz”