Bet you can’t make a record do this

Check this praxinoscope and other analog zoetropic magic by London-based audiovisual duo Sculpture. Viddy well, my brothers and sisters, this is lo-fi music and animation at its most creative. Here’s the jump to their website.

The topography of sound

The Vinyl Factory reports on researcher Chris Supranowitz, from the University of Rochester’s Insitute of Optics, use of an electron microscope to captures the close-up waveform beauty of vinyl records. Just like the surface of Mars, only a bit smoother & more delicious!

How vinyl records are made

Fascinating video about how manufacture of vinyl records. Each disk of delicious black wax is pressed with over 100 tons of pressure! Let’s fire up the boiler and melt down some PVC pellets, yo!