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Why 33 1/3?

It’s Record Store Day 2017 tomorrow, so let’s answer the question – “Why 33 1/3”? OK – the basics – “33 1/3” represents the number of revolutions per minute (RPMs) that a …

Musical Notes

Productivity and Music

“Music has a strange temporal permanence; as art decorates space, so does music decorate time.” Very interesting article about the increasing importance of music in our work life from the …

Record Album

Why Is It Called An Album?

  We recognize the 45 for its 7″ diameter and large spindle hole.  It’s obvious why it’s called a 45 – it spins at 45 RPMs.  It’s other name, “a single” …

Run Out Groove

Warner Records has announced the launch of a new concept in vinyl records.  Run Out Groove  will press limited edition vinyl records – nothing new there.  What is new is …