Vinyl Emergency explores the thrill of records and music in general, whether examining the recent vinyl resurgence or recalling the first albums that changed our lives. Guests range from musicians and vinyl industry folks to avid record collectors, close friends or others in the public eye, all with captivating, personal stories involving vinyl. Click "Episodes" for a full list of shows.
Host Jim Hanke is a frequent guest vinyl consultant on Chicago's WGN 720AM, and has been a freelance contributor to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel,, Sock Monkey Sound and various other media outlets since 1994.