Tour the famous Diepolz, Germany Pallas pressing plant with globetrotting analog expert Michael Fremer and see how they plate lacquers and press records at Europe's premier pressing plant. Then visit Record Technology Incorporated (RTI) and see how America's best record manufacturer does it. Eavesdrop on a mastering session with Kevin Gray and Steve Hoffman at famed AcousTech Mastering, the world's only mastering room located within a pressing plant.

Back in the listening room, Michael Fremer offers invaluable tips on record storage, record handling, record maintenance, cleaning and collecting. Bonus features include interviews with RTI's Don MacInnis and Pallas' Holger Neummann. The video comes with a PDF containing more useful record care, cleaning and collecting information.

This DVD, mastered from a high-definition source, is almost three hours long. It's a perfect companion to Fremer's first highly acclaimed DVD, 21st Century Vinyl: Michael Fremer's Practical Guide To Turntable Set-Up.


  • Learn the best ways to handle, store, clean and care for your valuable records
  • See lacquers plated and records pressed at Pallas in Diepolz, Germany and at record Technology (RTI) in Camarillo, California
  • Eavesdrop on a Music Matters Blue Note lacquer cutting session at famed Acoustech mastering with Kevin Gray and Steve Hoffman
  • DVD format
  • Dolby Digital sound