Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 5:34 pm.

“Having a record in your collection meant that you could spend time poring over its liner notes: familiarizing yourself with the names of musicians, producers, engineers, and managers; memorizing lyrics; and studying photos of musicians’ faces, stances and attire. These were the intangible qualities that made music more than just a service, but something to be collected.”

— Love this Khoi Vinh essay on what’s missing from streaming music. I totally agree.