How Records Are Made

Posted by Joe Goldmark, May 4, 2011 10:59am | Post a Comment
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As you may have heard, vinyl is in the midst of a major comeback and is threatening to become more than just a niche phenomenon. took a virtual field trip to a pressing plant. We found that manufacturing records is a labor intensive, antiquated process that reached its zenith forty years ago.  However, since vinyl is still the best medium to hear music, the pressing plant lives on.

Watch a wonderful 1942 documentary here: Part 1 and Part 2.

How vinyl records are made - Part 1:

How vinyl records are made - Part 2:

Rainbo Records from Canoga Park:

Taking it to the source – How they made 78s in 1937!