Making Records: Part One – Cutting

In light of the surging demands for vinyl records, we want to tell you a little bit about how records are actually created. Vinyl records contain the analog curve of sound pressed or cut into the carrier material. In order to create a record, several steps are involved that all need technical skill, training and Read more about Making Records: Part One – Cutting[…]

Making Records: Part Two – Preparing And Pressing

Part 2 of this little backgrounder looks into the process of pressing records. In the previous part, I explained the creation of a master record by cutting the analog sound into grooves on a lacquer or various plastics plate. This freshly cut record can now be played on a record player. Or it can be Read more about Making Records: Part Two – Preparing And Pressing[…]

A Short Primer On Digital Audio

Though we are concentrating on old-fashioned analog audio. we’re well aware (and occasional use) digital technology to modify, enhance sound or read or write to digital media. We also know about those raging battles between the analog-only aficionados and digital proponents. Let’s give you a short overview from a neutral perspective. Audio / Sound is Read more about A Short Primer On Digital Audio[…]