Explainer: How Audio is Added to Vinyl Records
Clip: Season 2019 | 48s
Before Smashed Plastic can start pressing records, someone needs to turn the audio recording into a “lacquer” that will then be made into a “stamper,” to press the records. In Chicago, Carl Saff of Saff Mastering is one of only two people who makes lacquers. He explains the process.
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