Jack White named Ambassador of Record Store Day 2013

Jack White inside United Record Pressing

Adding to the list of talents, Jack White is named official Record Store Day 2013 Ambassador. Considering he invented a double 7″ vinyl inside vinyl record, he’s the perfect choice for the gig, dontcha think? For the occasion Jack steps up to the video cam and shows us inside workings of a record pressing plant, comparing the music making / printing process to various conspiracy theories. It’s really rather humorous. Watch the video on rollingstone.com –> HERE

From RollingStone.com:

Jack White has been named the official ambassador for Record Store Day 2013, which will take place on April 20th at independent record shops across the world. To announce the news, White took a camera crew on a field trip to United Record Pressing in Nashville, where he offered up a few fun facts about how seven-inch and 12-inch records are made, along with a handful of conspiracy theories strategically drowned out by noise from machinery in the pressing plant, which handles vinyl for White’s Nashville-based Third Man Records. It’s not exactly clear what pressing vinyl has to do with “the Masons and the NBA draft being aligned with each other,” or his theory that you shouldn’t donate blood on a Tuesday “because that’s when they change the needles out,” but he seems pretty confident about both.

Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/videos/jack-white-spreads-love-of-vinyl-as-record-store-day-ambassador-20130219#ixzz2LO5O3OaC
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