Meet the Experts

07 June 2024

Vinyl enthusiasts interested in all the small details of record manufacturing can once again make their way to PHIL on HVF's Saturday and Sunday.

The Vinyl Alliance, as the leading association for the global vinyl record industry, is once again set to bring knowledge and insight to the festival with a unique showcase illustrating the various steps of record manufacturing. These sessions will delve deep into how an original audio source translates onto a pressed record, as heard through the successive stages of production.

Last year's program included experts from all around Europe and the US, such as cutting engineers, pressing plant staff, label representatives, and figures from collecting culture. The listening sessions, Q&As, and demonstrations ran throughout Saturday and Sunday as a walk-in experience at PHIL.

The full Meet the Experts program for both Saturday and Sunday will be announced soon. The sessions are accessible for Weekend Pass, Vinyl Culture, and Day Ticket holders, available here

Read more:
+ A breakdown of the announced vinyl culture program 
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