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Offline sleepyguy24

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Re: Vinyl in the popular media
« Reply #30 on: July 17, 2015, 08:09:12 PM »
In this NYC Men's Fashion show commercial where they associate vinyl and records with designer John Varvatos. I keep thinking it is an Ortofon headshell on a Rega arm.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTkHiIydL3w&feature=trueview-instream

There was a Ford commercial some years back where Varvatos was shopping for vinyl and left the record store in his swanky new Ford. I can't find that commercial.

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Re: Vinyl in the popular media
« Reply #31 on: July 19, 2015, 07:13:24 AM »
Just saw a Kohler generator commercial with the family dancing around the house to tunes played on a turntable, the cartridge supporting a brush (old world style).

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Re: Vinyl in the popular media
« Reply #32 on: September 14, 2015, 10:03:34 PM »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fakTNw56mw8

New Lincoln MKX offers an optional stereo system by Revel. They even have a premium 20 channel "Ultima" version. In the :30 version of this ad I saw on Kimmel tonight, they show the Revel icon on the door tweeter.

But this 2:45 version has the spinning vinyl (at :50-1:00), the hifi system, cranking up the volume, the sexy rich babe, the rich friends, 1960ish Miles Davis impersonator playing the whole soundtrack, tuxes watches and cufflinks, subconscious luxury symbols everywhere. Nothing sells luxury like jazz. When you hear jazz these days, button up your wallet pocket!

This is an ad aimed at wealthy, male, baby boomer, retiree, divorced, jazz loving, toy loving, audiophiles! Don't worry, McConaughey doesn't speak on these ads anymore. That was a major turn off for women. But this is still obviously aimed at men.
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Re: Vinyl in the popular media
« Reply #33 on: September 15, 2015, 02:17:21 PM »
There's a Porsche for that. :lol:
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Re: Vinyl in the popular media
« Reply #34 on: October 23, 2015, 11:17:27 AM »
I've been meaning to update this thread with my findings but haven't had the time till now.

This is what I've found.

In the latest Guitar Hero ad a TT can be seen behind Lenny Kravitz and James Franco.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ev66m8Obosw

In a Samsung phone ad the musician, producer famous person who is selling Samsung phones now has a Technics 12xx in plain sight.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dimmMDIFIgs

I was with the wife in NY & Company and the ad campaign featured Jennifer Hudson and had all sorts of logos on records. Vinyl+Jennifer Hudson and her Jeans = cool and hip I guess.

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Re: Vinyl in the popular media
« Reply #35 on: November 09, 2015, 04:55:06 AM »
Berkley Breathed is at it again. He said the current political election cycle was just too ripe with fodder to pass up, so he started Bloom County again. Only on Facebook I believe.

https://www.facebook.com/berkeleybreathed/photos/a.114529165244512.10815.108793262484769/1077359478961471/?type=3&theater

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Re: Vinyl in the popular media
« Reply #36 on: November 09, 2015, 08:54:18 AM »
Similar story as last month's NYT online article and video, but just as much fun all over again. Is it the same plant?

This time they blame "millenials" for the vinyl boom. It would be very easy to know who's responsible for the fad by looking at a list of the top 100 selling vinyl titles. Beatles or Taylor Swift? Is that available publicly? If it's Pink Floyd then we know who it is and he's not a millenial. :rofl:

I read last week that the projected baby boomer spending peak passed about 5 years ago. If kids grow out of this vinyl fad in a few years and boomers spending on high end phono equipment rolls off at the same time that could make a vinyl crash like 1990s.

Or someone could announce production of new pressing machines with 200 orders in hand. And we start seeing vinyl bins in Target.  8) 

http://ww2.kqed.org/arts/2015/01/21/amidst-vinyl-boom-pirates-press-gains-first-new-vinyl-press-in-30-years/

http://motherboard.vice.com/blog/vinyl-wont-really-make-a-comeback-until-we-have-more-record-presses

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Re: Vinyl in the popular media
« Reply #37 on: November 09, 2015, 09:34:45 AM »
http://www.officialcharts.com/charts/vinyl-albums-chart/

Looks like Boomers are still in control.

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Re: Vinyl in the popular media
« Reply #38 on: November 10, 2015, 06:52:59 PM »
Tv show legends season 2 episode 2 there's a meeting between two agents in a real record store. Having a conversation while flipping through vinyl. Just like the old cold war days.
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Re: Vinyl in the popular media
« Reply #39 on: December 03, 2015, 12:51:00 PM »
Latest Johnnie Walker ad. Looks to have some kind of Rega TT right at the beginning. IMO TT doesn't match the locale they were shooting at.


JOHNNIE WALKER BLUE LABEL USA presents Jude Law in 'The Gentleman’s Wager II'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6wmH0zhgdA

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Re: Vinyl in the popular media
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Re: Vinyl in the popular media
« Reply #41 on: December 16, 2015, 07:12:40 AM »
Hey lets face it vinyl is a part of a lifestyle not just for music. Cool is as cool does.


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Re: Vinyl in the popular media
« Reply #42 on: April 21, 2016, 02:48:02 PM »
2016 Nissan Altima TV ad

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhKXizYamME

Vinyl playing at :29

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Re: Vinyl in the popular media
« Reply #43 on: June 03, 2016, 11:56:53 AM »
There's a dull page view of a record and a Hershel in the June issue of golf magazine on pages 51 titled "get into a groove". It has a cutesy sub of "turn the tables".

Can't post a pic here though.
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Re: Vinyl in the popular media
« Reply #44 on: June 28, 2016, 03:18:24 PM »
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