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Vinyl (HBO): When Being "Rockist" Ain't Wrong

Emily Nussbaum accused Vinyl of being “Rockist.” Is Vinyl guilty of “Rockism?”

A Rockist is someone who tries to preserve some perfect imaginary past glory of music that they use as an unfavorable comparison to all that terrible "new" music.

Vinyl is not a show lionizing “good old” music against the incursion of “terrible new” music, it is an argument about what makes music good, an argument about what has always been rotten at the heart of the music industry, and a celebration of great music through the ages.

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