Dust & Grooves European Book Launch Parties

Dust & Grooves European Book Launch Parties – #vinylbook


Adventures in Record Collecting
European Book Launch Event Series

Amsterdam – Friday May 16, 2014 – Rush Hour Records
Paris – Thursday May 22, 2014 – Superfly Records
London – Friday May 23, 2014 – The Proud Archivist

Dust & Grooves: Adventures in Record Collecting was just released in the US as the official 2014 Record Store Day book, and we’re gearing up for its international release on May 20. To celebrate, Dust & Grooves is launching a European tour!

This series of opening receptions and book launch parties will celebrate vinyl culture and photography with photo exhibitions, book signings, and raffles. Free and open to the public, they’ll feature rotating all-vinyl sets from DJs and collectors who are featured in the book (which will be available for purchase at the parties) as well as from book editor Sheila B (Cha Cha Charming) who will spread the girl pop love in all three cities.

AmsterdamFriday May 16, 2014 Rush Hour Records Spuistraat 98, Amsterdam

The tour kicks off in Dutch style at Rush Hour’s independent record store with a party featuring a photo exhibit, book signing, and a four-hour DJ party. Over the past 12 years, Rush Hour has developed into an institute for electronic music and a haven for music lovers worldwide. The label specializes in 12-inches culled from a variety of artists and genres worldwide—all with the distinct Rush Hour flavor. Analog Africa, a label specializing in rare, raw, psychedelic African music from the ‘60s and ‘70s, will host Dust & Grooves at their late-night party in Amsterdam.

18:00  – Scheduled DJs include: Analog Africa Djs, Rush Hour DJs, and Edo Bauman (Vintage Voodoo) and Skeme Richard (Hot, Peas and Butta)

20:00  – Book signing with author Eilon Paz (The book will be on available to purchase.)

22:00  – “Ticket to the Tropics” DJ after party hosted by Analog Africa Soundsystem

Facebook Event: http://bit.ly/DGAMST

Paris Thursday May 22, 2014  Superfly Records 53 Rue Notre Dame de Nazareth, Paris

The Parisian launch will be hosted at Superfly Records, an independent record store founded by esteemed collectors Paulo ‘Superfly’ Gonçalves, Manu Boubli (Comet/Mind Records) and Julien ‘Djouls’ Lakshmanan (TIMEC/Paris DJs).

18:00  – Confirmed DJs include Philippe Cohen Solal (Gotan Project), Paulo and Manu (Super Fly), Thomas Pasquet, Victor Kiswell and Aurelio (Lost Grooves)

20:00  – Book signing with author Eilon Paz (The book will be on available to purchase.)

22:00  – DJ after party with Lost Grooves at Le Comptoir Général

Facebook Event: http://bit.ly/DGPARIS

London Friday May 23, 2014 The Proud Archivist 2-10 Hertford Road, London

D&G, together with  Wah Wah 45s, and Classic Album Sundays, and artists old + current from Ninja Tune, take the celebration to the Proud Archivist in the heart of East London. Situated along the Regent’s Canal, the Proud Archivist is a combined event space, gallery, bar, and restaurant, designed to echo the traditions of London’s grand 17th and 18th century coffee houses.

18:00  – Confirmed DJs spinning all-vinyl sets include Jonny Trunk, DJ Food (Ninja Tune), Ollie Teeba (The Herbaliser), Colleen “Cosmo” Murphy (Classic Album Sundays), Kid Dyno (The Daily Diggers), Dom Servini (Wah Wah 45s) and Sheila B. (Cha Cha Charming)

20:00  – Book signing with author Eilon Paz (The book will be on available to purchase.)

22:00  – After party TBD…

Facebook Event: http://bit.ly/DGLND

Ambassadors of the vinyl community, our media partners will co-promote, produce, and present the party, covering the analog world of music from every angle. This collaborative platform will simultaneously bring together, celebrate, and spread the word about the unique culture surrounding vinyl records.

If would like to cover the event in person, please contact us for additional press materials.

Full-book PDF advances available upon request.

Author Eilon Paz—based out of Brooklyn—is now available for interviews.

Media Kit available here:

Take a journey through global sounds as we bring the collectors and their records of #vinylbook live throughout Europe.
Enjoy this mix by our European dream team.

And enjoy this mix by Eilon, summarizing 4 years of doing Dust & Grooves.


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VINYLbook EU tour postcard