DJ Sureshot and DJ Supreme talk about the fascination with vinyl, sampling, and hip-hop. The two also talk about hiring musicians for their latest project and show off vinyl by Stark Reality, Aposento Alto, and Mulatu of Ethiopia.
DJ Shadow provides footage of the many records stores and digging spots that he visited during his summer vacation. Basements, hotels rooms, car trunks, and storage facilities all share one thing in common… mass amounts of sweet vinyl.
Bladerunners interviews DJ Riz as he discusses first getting involved as a DJ backin 1985, the origin of his name, early mentors, and the importance of having an extensive record collection. Later, Riz also breaks down career highlights with Crooklyn Clan, Flip Squad, and Fatman Scoop. Notable Quote: "I would buy a lot of local … Read more
Once again… Beat Swap Meet takes place for all Los Angeles area record fiends. BUY – SELL – TRADE Blues, Disco, Funk, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Punk, Reggae, Rock, Soul, & World 12" & 45 RECORDS. Beat Swap Meet takes place in Downtown LA’s historic Chinatown district.. Sunday September 13th, 2009 (12-6pm) All Ages Casual drinking for … Read more
Financial Times goes inside the PortalSpace Records, EMI’s former vinyl pressing facility, to explain the life of a vinyl record, including masters, mothers, and 100 ton hydraulic presses.
Armed with a Vestax Handy Trax portable turntable, I Self Divine gives his thoughts on digging and dusty fingers in a promo for the Last of The Record Buyers open beats/producer event. Last of The Record Buyers July 16 @ 9pm 5th Element Minneapolis, MN. Visit Last of The Record Buyers for more info.
Joe Biel takes us on a tour through Nashville’s United Record Pressing plant beginning with an explanation of basic vinyl sound theory and continuing with the process of vinyl melting, pressing, packaging, and recycling.
Why wear a traditional yellow 45 adaptor around your neck when you could easily rock one made from a genuine vinyl record. Alarm Industries puts all of those junk promos to good use with their line of Vling jewelry, which features shapes such as cassette tapes, headphones, phonographs, and more. Check out Vling for more … Read more
What better way to make use of your collections of dollar bin gems and empty vinyl covers than to create a side table. The Album Side Table by Bughouse shows what can be done with a bunch of common records and little ingenuity. With a price tag of $450 your wallet will do a little … Read more
John Hall, owner of Musicol Recording Studios, discusses the history of vinyl and dying art of cutting records by hand.