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Since January 2016, Vinyl Emergency has explored the thrill of records and music in general, whether discussing the recent vinyl resurgence, "white whale" rarities and colored LP variants, or recalling the first albums that changed our lives. Host Jim Hanke speaks with everyday collectors to those who produce, engineer or cut music to lacquer, as well as to artists, actors, comedians and close friends, all with captivating, personal stories involving vinyl. Guests have included:

Jim Hanke has been a freelance contributor to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Modern-Vinyl.com and various other media outlets since 1994. He's also a vinyl consultant for Chicago's WGN Radio 720AM. Listen to those appearances and view additional press for Vinyl Emergency here.