This Canadian Robot is Changing the Way Vinyl is Made

Sales of vinyl have increased by double digits year-over-year since 2008. If this is a fad, it’s a long-lived one, which means it no longer is one. It’s now to the point where inventors have once began to to look at ways of bring the technology of making vinyl records up to date.

A couple of Canadian guys have come up with a new robot that makes vinyl pressing better than the old days. Wired has the full story here (via Tom) and the below show how it all works.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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