Owning All The Music in the World
on 16 August 2014
São Paulo-based Zero Freitas has one weakness: vinyl. He owned around 3,000 records before graduating from high school, and went on to study music composition in college before taking over the family business, a bus company. Now, he has a 25,000-square-foot warehouse containing, at his best guess, over several million albums. This NYT Magazine piece uncovers Freitas' fascination with buying all of the records in the world, and his recent determination to finally take inventory and (hopefully) share them.