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