ONYX Record Press in one of the newest record plants in the world. Opening in 2023 and based in Los Angeles, founders Moe Espinosa (aka Drumcell) and Gil Tamazyan talk to use about the vision of ONYX records and help educate us on the art of vinyl production.

  • Interview start
  • Why open a vinyl pressing plant in 2023?
  • What does ONYX do different?
  • What are common mistakes that ONYX is addressing?
  • People can visit the pressing plant
  • Where does the pressing waste end up?
  • ONYX’s approach to stampers
  • Materials, black & coloured pellet talk
  • Are we still seeing growth in vinyl numbers?
  • Is sound compromised by various colours and variants?
  • Increase in warped and scuffed records
  • What’s lead time for records at the moment?
  • Developing new talent for pressing records
  • Wild mastering jobs – locked grooves, vinyl tricks
  • Making a $7,000 record out of hashish
  • Pressing records with items inside
  • What’s in the future for vinyl records?
  • Impact of record weight (180g)
  • What are the recommended sleeves for vinyl?
  • Sequencing music for the vinyl format
  • Interview wrap up

Extended, Commercial-Free & High Resolution version of this podcast is available at: www.Patreon.com/VinylGuide

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