Or do I mean “alleged” instead?  Who knows? 🙂

Pretty much anyone who knows me can attest to the fact that I’m a vinyl geek.  I love vinyl records, and have never been without a working turntable at any point in my life.

I’ve also been known to geek out about space stuff.

This is the Venn diagram moment where these things overlap.  Jack White, owner of Third Man Records and a dyed-in-the-wool rock guy (and former White Stripes guitarist/vocalist, for those who have fond memories of “Seven Nation Army”), is sending a specially-designed record player into not-quite-space to play a recording on vinyl for the first time in those circumstances.  It won’t really break past the atmosphere, but it will be something of a – irony possibly intended – world’s record-setting event, happening this Saturday.

Read more about it here.

– Todd Berryman
Middays on WIN 104.9
Now We Just Have To Find a Way To Do It with a Cassette, and Life Will Be PERFECT, I TELL YOU!!!