Records made from plain old vinyl are so yesterday. What about records made from chocolate, ice, wood, or even human blood? These unique curiosities range from delightful to absurd, to poetically sombre.
Breakbot’s Edible, Playable Chocolate Record
Can’t consume a whole LP’s worth of chocolate? Here’s a more reasonably-sized chocolate 7” by Gonzales.
Shout Out Louds’ Ice Record Project
3D Printed Records
Laser Cut Wood Records
Jack White’s Liquid-Filled “Sixteen Saltines” 12”
The Great Gatsby Soundtrack On Vinyl Coated With Platinum & Gold
From Team Rock and other sources on-line. Glenn Danzig reports that he’ll play shows in the US and Europe later this year to mark band’s 30th anniversary Glenn Danzig is planning a series of live shows later this year to mark the 30th anniversary of his band. The vocalist formed Samhain […]
Every now and then, Dick gets surprised by an LP with a Vertigo ‘swirl’ label that he hasn’t seen before. It doesn’t happen a lot, as the wise one has seen nearly every release on Vertigo. But along came Blue by The John Dummer Band, and Dick had a reason to be […]
From Israel to France, old songs unearthed sound new again. On April 9, 1860, Frenchman Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville recorded an anonymous woman singing the French folksong “Au Clair de la Lune.” The performance, transcribed as squiggly lines on smoke-blackened paper by Martinville’s patented ‘phonautograph,’ may be history’s first music […]