cutting graphics onto vinyl records by shinsuke yamaji
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jul 13, 2013
cutting graphics onto vinyl records by shinsuke yamaji


cutting graphics onto vinyl records by shinsuke yamaji
all images courtesy shinsuke yamaji

 

 

shinsuke yamaji, designer and owner of vinyl cutting aurora factory plate has devised an innovative method for cutting graphics onto analog vinyl, translating the result into master sounds. through programmed lines and illustrations, the system produces accurate audio from a unique smartphone application by koji kimura. users can cut squares or spirals onto records, or draw with sine waves and sound data files, maintaining the sound quality of the original track.

 

 


aurora factory record detail

 

 


detail of the engraving

 

 


detail – cutting graphics square

 

 


autora factory plate – programming

 

 


cutter head detail

 

 


user interface

 

 

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