Up the Downstair

Being a weeklie podcaste from Madison, Wisconsin featuring several remarkable curiosities therein occurring being a compendium of live music from divers artistes

Record Grooves Under the Electron Microscope

April 30th, 2010

I think I found this at Boing Boing recently…

An intrepid researcher at the The Insitute of Optics at the U. of Rochester named Chris Supranowitz has taken us down in the groove of vinyl records.

record grooves Record Grooves Under the Electron Microscope

Now we know where vinyl gets its “warmth” – from all the microscopic detritus that accumulates in the grooves.

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