University of Tasmania
Jack Ellis is a PhD candidate in Journalism, Media and Communications at the University of Tasmania. His research interests include media materiality, memory, music and technology; he is currently interested in how streaming services shape audience relationships with music and how these technologies reconfigure existing audience practices around music collecting and listening.
ArticlesIntroductionThe rekindling popularity of the vinyl record and record collecting provide a counternarrative to the ideals of technological progress and supersession, signalling the paradoxical return of a physical music format in the digital realm where “the fetish of newness is at its most aggressive” (Tischleder and Wasserman 7). In this way, the vinyl record...Read more