Liquid-Filled Vinyl Records Give New Meaning to the Term “Trippy Music”

Vintage vinyl? The good 180-gram stuff? Coloured vinyl? Picture discs? Holographic etchings? Nice, but passe. The cool kids are now collecting liquid-filled vinyl.


It’s just how it sounds: two transparent pieces of vinyl sandwiching oils of various colours. And when these puppies start spinning on a turntable, the effect is pretty trippy.

Read and see more at Vice. (My favourite is the limited-edition Aliens soundtrack that’s filled with xenomorph blood.)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ 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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