In the thing-a-day tradition for the month of February, Ranjit Bhatnagar is making one musical instrument each day, and documenting them on his blog. Some are electronic, and some are mechanical. It’s going to be a good month! Pictured above is the monomarx (top) and remote interference (bottom).
For the last couple of years there has been a resurgence in popularity of vinyl records. Largely due to digital downloads rending the portability of compact discs obsolete, people are starting to gravitate to vinyl as the physical format of choice. In this short documentary from Nick Cavalier we get a behind-the-scenes look at the production of vinyl records at Gotta Groove Records, a new vinyl pressing plant in Cleveland, Ohio.