Itching for the Vinyl Scratch

How unearthing old records realigned my relationship to music

My collection expanded somewhat — photo: James Rogers

Twenty years had passed before I found my LP records again. In the early nineties I had embraced the compact disc with vigour; then migrated to the brand new MiniDisc as I led an increasingly itinerate film industry life; and then I followed along with everyone else—ripping all of it to MP3s. Music recordings…