Packing vinyl records in order to send them via mail, is a procedure that requires a great amount of attention.
Anyone who buys vinyl records from marketplaces like e-Record Fair has a story, from personal experience or from a friend’s, that involves sold or bought records which were delivered warped or, even worse, broken.
Here are some safe record packing advices...
If you are thinking of going to Utrecht for the bi-annual records fair that takes place on the Jaarbeurs convention center for the first time, here is some useful advice that the e-Record Fair team has been faithfully following for a few years now.
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Here is an awesome video about some great vinyl record cover designs
The vinyl audience makes more purchases from specialized hangouts, comes in contact at a personal level with the record shopkeeper, talks about music, searches the shelves and gets informed. Or they even get closer to the musicians, in live concerts or festivals but also through independent networks, circumventing several intermediaries and choosing to actively support creators instead of downloading their music for free on the internet. Even if they use the free mp3 samples that go with the albums, the band fan now holds in his hands something that belongs to the band, the bond becomes more substantial, the relation becomes more ...
‘back in the good old days’ is a set of ceramic turntables created by geneva based artist fabien clerc. The project was created for an exhibition which investigated the idea of luxury. the installation is made from glazed earthenware that as been decorated in a very traditional style including small touche of gold leaf. the turntables are fully functional and sit flanking a white ceramic mixer. the dj set-up sits on a red table and intends to proposes multiple forms of luxury; the obvious materiality of the pieces and the more subtle idea of luxury as a way of life.