The Vinyl Record Factory That Makes Your Niche Music Dreams Come True | A technician sands the backside edge of a stamper, forming it to fit the blocks in the press | Credit: Alastair Philip Wiper | From Wired.com
The Vinyl Record Factory That Makes Your Niche Music Dreams Come True | A gold puck sits between two stampers, ready to be pressed. It will become a gold record. | Credit: Alastair Philip Wiper | From Wired.com
hatethefuture: The illustration above comes from Bruce McCall’s Zany Afternoons, my favorite book as a kid. I grew to adore all the usual science fiction, but McCall has a singular vision that will always stick with me—a blending of the now and the soon and the recent past—a dreamy nostalgia for disasters that hadn’t happened yet, like time was a pure contradiction, expanding in every direction.