Why Do We Buy?
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It is record store day in Chicago. Snaking around the dusty bins at my local record shop is a line of people with their arms full of vinyl records. In this bastion of obscure albums and obscene movies, our careful and hipster shopping certainly bears no resemblance to the hordes of shoppers on the Magnificent Mile, who seem to buy asmindlessly as they wander down the side-walk. Surely our spelunking into the aging nooks and crannies of recorded musical culture is not the same as the Midwestern tourists with their arms full of bags from American Girl Place and Macy’s, is it? …

To read the rest of the article by Rami Gabriel, author of Why I Buy, and view the accompanying illustrations by Ivan Brunetti click here.


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