Vinyl is people, Thorsten Megow knows best. Working for one the planet's biggest manufacturers on the planet, he shares this passion with us during his talk as part of Vinyl Alliance's Meet The Experts! program.
Thorsten Megow (Optimal Media)
Optimal Media is one of the biggest manufacturers for vinyl records on the planet. Thorsten has been with Optimal since 1991 and made his way through all the optical disc formats, their replication, pre-mastering, glassmastering, authoring, patent licensing, etc.. He now works as a quality assurance manager and ranks as one of the most renowned the whole industry. In his own words he claims: "Music in general terms is an experience for more than just our sense of hearing and so is vinyl! Manufacturing vinyl is an intense experience and at the same time requires to pay attention to subtle details and best of all: Vinyl is people! Vinyl can't be created without people who team-up and care."
Location: Phil, Loft 1
This session is accessible for Vinyl Culture and Weekend Pass ticket holders, available here.