Author and DJ Dave Haslam outlines his new book on record collecting.
The author published his memoir Sonic Youth Slept On My Floor last year, an acclaimed account of coming of age in Manchester, and the underground community has was surrounded by.
Pursuing new projects, Dave Haslam intends to release a series of mini-books he terms ‘Art Decades’.
The first book tackles record collecting, and follows the belief that a record collection acts as a sort of alternative biography.
A Life in Thirty-Five Boxes: How I Survived Selling My Record Collection is out now and it traces Dave Haslam’s life and career, before ending with the DJ saying fare well to his collection – he sold 35 boxes of vinyl to Seth Troxler last year.
Listen to DJ Dave Haslam sharing his 6 Musings here on 6 Music today
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