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Watch How Records Were Made In The '30s

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Back in 1937, records were the pinnacle of “modern-day invention,” as this vintage black-and-white infomercial proclaims. The video breaks down the process of sound-to-wax conversion—from recording with Duke Ellington and his Orchestra to the pressing plant—while narration from Alois Havrilla evokes style and nostalgia in equal measure. Vinyl love has never felt more timeles.

 

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