We caught up with Kelsey at Jumbo Records who helps run the book and music selection for the shop, along with illustrative design for their merchandise and magazines. She tells us a little bit more about the history of Jumbo Records, her favourite 33 1/3 books, and why the physical format of an album endures.
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Celebrate this Pride Month with some of our favorite queer icons in music! We’ve picked out four classic 33 1/3’s for you, including a behind-the-scenes look at The Raincoats with Jenn Pelly. Browse our full Pride Month Reading List for free digital resources and more discounted books, and check out these featured episodes of the Bloomsbury Academic Podcast for more conversations on gender, sexuality, and identity.
Pretty Songs About Not So Pretty Things: 3 Unconventional Bridal Processional Songs for Your Wedding Day
We’re halfway through the summer wedding shuffle and if I hear another bride walk down the aisle to Pachelbel’s Canon in D I’m going to loose it. Sure, it’s a pretty song with lots of harpsichord but it’s overdone, flowery and meaningless. Why not walk down the aisle (bride or groom!) to one of these