Most narratives surrounding vinyl are about how it has made an amazing come back. But is nostalgia all there is to the culture? Beyond nostalgia we probe how the vinyl culture intersects with history, geography and commerce. This we learn by having co-founder of Keleketla, university lecturer and kwaito enthusiast, Rangoato ‘Ra’ Hlasane to tell us his experiences with vinyl. Collector and storyteller, Zara Julius, opens our world to her fascination with sounds from the global south on vinyl; while record bar owner,Kevin Stuart lets us in on the trends within the space.