Nashville, TN (Vocus) October 1, 2009
TheDailyVinyl.com celebrates the glory days of vinyl records with a series of unique videos. The site features classic songs like "Paint It, Black," "I Am The Walrus," and "Wish You Were Here" as well as new artists like Wilco and Doves.
The site creator, known on the website simply as "The Dude" says "I was listening to all these amazing songs on my iPod and was thinking about how I miss the magic of pulling the record out of the sleeve and watching the wax spin. The idea of making new videos to some of my favorite songs in random, everyday settings was a great challenge."
The videos feature a turntable playing a record in very unusual places, including a pulpit of a church sanctuary, a meat cooler of a grocery store, and sitting on a stove while scrambled eggs are being cooked.
The Dude then records the audio from the same vinyl LP or 45 and syncs them up. The music is recorded separately to ensure the highest audio quality possible.
When asked about the original recording artists' reaction to his videos, The Dude says "One of the bands posted my video on their official blog. I hope more artists will do the same or contact me to create official Vinyl Videos for them. I love offering the world a new perspective on this brilliant music and the reaction from viewers has been very positive."
October 1, 2009 marks the two-month anniversary since the launch of TheDailyVinyl.com and already has over 5,000 total views on YouTube.
About The Daily Vinyl
TheDailyVinyl.com was launched on July 1, 2009 and has over 25 unique videos. Also featured on the site is a blog for people to talk about their music memories. Contact thedude(at)TheDailyVinyl.com.