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Friends Don’t Let Friends Press Bad Vinyl

Saturday, March 21
2:00PM - 3:00PM

Austin Convention Center
Artist Central in Ballroom E
Austin Convention Center

The allure of releasing your project on vinyl has never been greater. The CD standard was developed to work around the limitations of the vinyl format. Making a good vinyl pressing was a challenge back then, and even more so today, due to the age of the tools, cutting, plating and pressing the copies. Learn what can go wrong in the process and what to look for when you get your pressings back from the manufacturer to make sure you are getting your bang for the buck.


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Andy VanDette

Sr Mastering Engineer

Engine Room Audio

Andy VanDette is a Mastering Engineer from NYC. Starting as intern under Bob Ludwig at the legendary Masterdisk studios during the vinyl heyday in the summer of 1984. He was Chief Engineer of Maste...

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