‘Vinyl’ Is a New HBO Series About the 1970s Record Industry

Set in 1970s America, Vinyl follows the fictional American Century Records, a label struggling to reinvent itself and capture a new sound. Boardwalk Empire’s Bobby Cannavale plays the record executive, with both Martin Scorcese and Mick Jagger conceptualizing and directing.As part of the ‘set,’

Scorcese transformed Brooklyn’s Rough Trade record shop into a 1970-era Sam Goody. Perhaps resurrecting a more complicated Tower Records was too tall a task, though Colin Hanks has just released a documentary chronicling the rise-and-fall of the recording industry’s biggest retail outlet.

Here’s the Vinyl trailer…

Source: Digital Music News


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