Tag: record pressing

Metallica bought their own vinyl pressing plant

The band cites an urgent need for "capacity to meet the massive demand" for vinyl in their purchase of Furnace Record Pressing. Furnace in Alexandria, Virginia is a one-stop shop also handling mastering, print, packaging and mailing for labels and artists.

Josey Records Buys Pressing Plant, Plans Vinyl Domination

Dallas based record store Josey Records - which has somehow managed to tie the term "mega-store" to their independent operation - has purchased A&R...

It’s 2015. Why Is It So Hard to Press a Record?

"SIX MONTHS?" It's on the high end of the spectrum, but that's how long a friend of 5 Mag's was told it would take to...

The Grandpa of House Music: Bud Pressner and Gary Indiana’s Lost Audio Empire

As a hired hand for Trax Records, Bud Pressner mastered a staggering number of classic Chicago House records in the 1980s. This is the story...


Beloved: Inside the new 5 Mag

An oral history of Freerange Records with Jimpster, Tom Roberts, Matt Masters, Pezzner, Manuel Tur and Fred Everything, plus Chicago house with Black Sjuan, DJ Paulette's welcome to the club, Elbert Phillips on Tears, Dark Heaven and more inside the new issue of 5 Mag, out now.