Published on April 7th, 2014 | by Alan Cross


Cool! A Vinyl Record and Stylus Magnified 1000X

This the best illustration I’ve ever seen on how a stylus interacts with the grooves of a vinyl record to play back music. Click here for a better look.

Vinyl - stylus and grooves

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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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3 Responses to Cool! A Vinyl Record and Stylus Magnified 1000X

  1. OK, that just made my day. Thanks!

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