Quote of the Week: Record Store Day

The following statement is attributed to Ben Watt of Everything but the Girl, in support of Record Store Day, Saturday, April 19, 2008:

it is hard to underestimate the role of independent retail in the music industry. as the world continues to try and cram every purchase they make onto their computer, turning music into binary digits and artwork into pixelated packshots, we can only sit and wait for them to wake up from their dream and realize that ultimately human interaction in shops, with informed good people, handling cherishable artefacts is good for the soul. in the meantime we need to support the people who keep this world alive for the moment we all realize we need it again.
More details at recordstoreday.com.

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