When Corrine Bailey Rae sang the lyrics for the first time, she wrote herself on her 2006 self-titled album, "Girl Put Down Your Records, Tell Me Your Favorite Song," even as a high school junior. I've always had a deep affinity for music of all kinds – from classical to hip-hop to rock – because listening is one of my favorite ways to decompress . Although I never left home without my headphones to hear my expert-curated playlists, Bailey definitely had something in mind when she urged the masses to physically on her To lay plates. 19659004] I'm proud to consume music in as many forms as possible, but listening to my jam files on a drive is something completely different. My player is not only an aesthetically pleasing addition to my home, but also offers a deliciously rich sound for the music. Listening to and collecting records is a special hobby of mine that helps me get even closer to the beats, lyrics and perspectives of many of my favorite artists.
While I could continue to enjoy the convenience of streaming music From my phone (I grew up in the peak time of the Walkman / cassette tape), it's too easy for me to check emails, the news cycle or Falling through a social media blackhole is a complete opposite of relaxation. The best thing about playing vinyl on my flat in my apartment is that I do not have to think of anything but the music, which allows me to truly separate myself from the chaos of the world. As soon as I lay a record on my Crosley player, lower his needle and crank the volume, all the tensions of the day disappear. I choose to focus on the rhythms of my favorite records instead of trying to sweat the little stuff. I am more than happy to dance in the foyer, in the living room and / or in the kitchen as you please.
Here are some of the records I keep repeating when I look at them My Life in Airplane Mode:
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