Thursday, March 08, 2007

Vinyl Record Playback - In Living Stereo!

Now that you know how vinyl records are made, here is a nice primer on the principles behind stereo playback. Avoid the temptation to laugh at the tone of technological triumphalism that pervades this video, because the RCA "Living Stereo" LPs produced in the late 50s and early 60s still offer some of the best sound available. The film was produced by, Jam Handy, the king of industrial filmmaking.

Here is a little something fun from RCA's famed "Stereo Action" series, which was intended to show off the benefits of stereo reproduction.

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