Would you like to cut your own vinyl records at home? You can.

Ortofon is best known for high-end cartridges for turntables. But they also have teamed up with a company called PHONOCUT to build this home vinyl-cutting machine.

It works very much like how record masters were made in the Olden Days: by cutting grooves in real time into a blank disc. But instead of creating an acetate disc, the process uses a blank vinyl record.

Take a look.

Read more at Analogue Planet.

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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