Many collectors and aficionados who are into vinyl records claim, that they reproduce a warmer and more natural sound than CDs and other digital sources.
But do you actually know, how vinyl records get their unique sound?
The following three resources will give you an understanding of the production process.
1. Clip: “How It's Made” Master and Vinyl Records
You just need 10 minutes to watch this clip.
From Discovery / Science Channel's “How It's Made” series
2. Clip: Gotta Groove Records – “Groove With Us”
A short documentary about a vinyl pressing plant in Cleveland Ohio, called “Gotta Groove Records”. They specialize in 7″ and 12″ Vinyl creation/manufacturing using PVC molding.
3. Text: “How Records Are Made”
This article was just recently published on Gizmodo. On the one hand it explains the production process and on the other hand delivers some more historical facts about records and their production methods.
>> Article “How Records Are Made”
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