Philips Museum gets an exhibition about vinyl records

The vinyl record will be at the center of the Philips Museum from Friday 15 February. During a new exhibition, the Eindhoven museum is full of covers, photos, pick-ups and other vinyl objects.


The vinyl record will be at the center of the Philips Museum from Friday 15 February. During a new exhibition, the Eindhoven museum is full of covers, photos, pick-ups and other vinyl objects.

Former CEO of the Frits Philips group bought a small record company in 1942. That eventually grew into PolyGram, one of the largest music industries in the world. The Bee Gees, Elton John, Dire Straits and many others released records on Polygram labels.

After the arrival of the compact disc in 1982, it was thought that vinyl would end. Nothing turned out to be less true: the vinyl became popular again. Bands still give albums on vinyl, and vinyl records are played in nightclubs.

The exhibition lasts until July 15, 2019.

ref: nunl