Playing a vinyl album at 45 or 78 instead of 33.33 is always fun, but what happens at several thousand times that rpm? Let's just say it's record-shattering.
They had previously conducted the same experiment with a CD to great effect:
For those interested, the first album they destroyed is 12 Top Hits by Crown Records:
The other one is from Funk & Wagnall's Library of Great Family Music, an anthology of classical music.
Some great stuff on both, but not rare, so no huge loss!
• Spinning a Record to Pieces at 12,500fps (YouTube / The Slow Mo Guys)
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