The Turntable That Plays Slices of Trees

We all know about tree rings, right?  Well, when Bartholomäus Traubeck looked a cross-section of a tree, he was reminded if a vinyl record.  What if there was a turntable that could “play” those rings?  So he invented one.

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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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