An interview with SCRAP Humboldt and photos from their vinyl records broaches workshop.
An insightful perspective of a needle on a vinyl record using an electron microscope. This is how analog sound is played back from the needle on a groove, to the phono preamp, out of the speakers and in your ears.
“This workshop is in celebration of Spring and Earth day. Learn how to cut, shape and work with old vinyl records to create beautiful shapes. They make great broaches and even a great hair piece. Workshop participants will learn how to add beads, findings, and paint and will leave with a great adornment for their… Continue reading Learn how to make vinyl record broaches at SCRAP Humboldt on April 13, 2017
This map shows places of interest for record collectors in Humboldt County.
A conversation about vinyl records with Adam Pokorski, Arcata-based DJ and owner of Missing Link Records. This interview was held at Dead Reckoning Tavern, located at 815 J St. in Arcata – a craft beer house and record store in one.
The 10th annual Record Store Day is around the corner (Saturday, April 22)! Record Store Day was conceived in 2007 at a gathering of independent record store owners and employees as a way to celebrate and spread the word about the unique culture surrounding nearly 1400 independently owned record stores in the US and thousands… Continue reading Record Store Day 2017
Third Man Records, an independent record label owned by Jack White, invented the triple decker record – a 7″ record inside a 12″ record. It is one of many innovative records they designed to reinvigorate the format, including a peach-scented LP and a glow-in-the-dark record. Watch how it works here: