In a spin: Journey to His Vinyl Destination – for music charity
Ever wondered how music is created and captured on a vinyl record? With the renaissance for affection of the vinyl record in mind, this is a unique event is giving music enthusiasts the chance to see great original Kiwi songs played, recorded – and that work cut on a vinyl record.
Auckland musician, songwriter and producer and now vinyl-cutting expert (in training) Jesse Wilde, is staging Journey to My Vinyl Destination, on Saturday, March 16, from 1pm-4pm.
It’s an event for vinyl record lovers and anyone who enjoys good music. Jesse's band Wilde Taylor will perform a 45 minute performance of which two songs will be recorded, mixed, mastered and lathed to a 7 inch 45 RPM vinyl record right before your very eyes. Jesse’s band Wilde Taylor will perform songs, and he’ll explain his journey and the ups and the downs of learning the craft of making vinyl records.
100% of the proceeds from the event, including the auction for the first hand-lathed vinyl, are going to MusicHelps, a charity that uses music to provide therapy and support to New Zealanders and musicians in need.
Journey to My Vinyl Destination is reelin’ and a rockin’ at Studio 38, home of his Wilde Records Recording Studios on Airedale Street in Auckland City. Also coming to the party for this special music experience is The Sound radio station and Jack Daniels.
Jack Daniels will be supplying drinks and will have an expert mixologist on site to serve and explain the great Southern whiskey samples that will be on hand. There will also be giveaways, hand-lathed collectable vinyl and other merchandise available for sale.
This event is also supported by Now Sound Ltd importers and distributors of audio/video equipment brands include Shure Microphones & QSC professional.
Also speaking at this event is Donald McLeod a specialist in crafted engineering and director of The Pine Nut Record Hub, and will be filmed and supported by FaceTV.
Special thanks to Tyler Tantin, live sound and recording engineer, and David Chechelashrili, marketing engineer.
Check them out MusicHelps AwhinaPuoro at https://musichelps.org.nz/.