I wanted to write something up about my experience making live lathe cut records in Brooklyn, NY at Human Head Records on Record Store Day 2014.
There are a few photos of the event, and at some point there may be video.
It was quite the endeavor, moving my Presto 6N and associated gear out of it's cozy studio space.
Pictured is me next to the table that both 6N's call home:
I got everything packed up and working without the help of my usual monitoring chain and meters, though it took about 4 hours. (I usually use an audio interface and Mackie Big Knob to route my signal to the cutting gear). Once at Human Head I got setup as quick as possible, and had people watching as I did so.
The setup was in a good spot, but quite loud as there was a stereo playing, facing right at me.
Folks came in and out throughout the day, either handing me flash drives or emailing files from their smartphones.
I charged $10 for a... [ Continued ]