Four Years, $30K Bring Lathe Back To Life
By Larry Jaffee. Nashville-based mastering house Independent Mastering returns to mastering vinyl for the first time in decades following a four-year, $30,000 odyssey to rebuild a 1940s cutting lathe.
Leesta Vall’s Fast-Paced Lathe
By Steve Harvey. Brooklyn’s Leesta Vall Sound Recordings has cut more than 700 sessions live to vinyl using a mix of modern and vintage gear, including an ancient Presto K8 portable vinyl record lathe.