David Pescovitz at 2:01 pm Tue, Jan 14, 2014
Here's an excellent 1956 RCA Victor promotional documentary about how vinyl records are made. More than 50 years later, the basic process remains the same even as the number of pressing plants has dwindled, driving up the price of new platters.
David Pescovitz is Boing Boing's co-editor/managing partner. He's also a research director at Institute for the Future. On Instagram, he's @pesco.
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Much better copy at archive.org, where I uploaded the original film that someone crossposted to YouTube: https://archive.org/details/0530_Sound_and_the_Story_The_M03876_11_35_52_00
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