Step 1 – The sound

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Step 1 – The sound

Once that you have read all the initial information, and you have send us all the necessary elements, we can start the production of your vinyl record.

The first step in the production process, and probably one of the most important, is the cutting of your audio files. (manufacturing of your master disc that will be used to duplicate your vinyls).
More info can be found in the cutting section of our site.

Once that you have made your choice, we will send your audio files to one of our official partners who will cut your record professionally.
Vinylium doesn’t have a on-site studio, therefore we work with different partners.

The ideal solution is to send us your own lacquers or DMM that have been cut in a cutting studio of your own choice.
In this case, this step will be ignored and we will start immediately with the galvanic development of your stampers.
If you would like us to do the cutting for you, then please send us your audio files :

  • By using any web-based upload program for large files without necessarily having to open an account like wetransfer, sendspace, dropsend, google drive, dropbox, etc…
    Visit www.cloudwards.net and discover the various ways to send large files online and the services that will help you send them
    Please use following recipient address jeff (at) vinylium (dot) com
  • By sending CD directly to the following address
    Lex van Coeverden / VINYLROOM

    Graspeel 62
    5411 LD Zeeland
    Holland
    www.thevinylroom.nl
    Phone : 0031 486 453 819

    Mobile : 0031 655 690 135

Please, enter these informations into your Filezilla FTP program.

Free download at: www.filezilla.fr

Your ftp area for AUDIO files :
ftp://ftp.vinylium.com
Authentification type : Normal

You will be asked to enter your login and password :

FOR AUDIO (music)

Login : vinylium-AUD
Password : vinyl1234

Then open an session …

The tracks will be pasted one after the other. Please make sure that you place the necessary “silences” yourself

First of all, specify your tracks with :

  • the position that the track will have on the record.
  • the chosen rotation (rpm).
  • the complete timing.
  • the exact size of file octets-bytes.
  • right click – properties : size : Example 197 Mo (197.260.540 octets)
  • Not size on disk !

Ou trouver la taille du fichier en octets_380x219

Example :

A1_45rpm_05.42_197.260.540 octets
B1_33rpm_07.46_268.815.604 octets
B2_33rpm_04.47_165.547.792 octets

Place the files in a specific folder that contains :

  • the same reference number that will be engraved on your record.
  • the word “audio”.
  • the chosen support.

Example :

MRX 021_AUDIO_12 (This folder can be compressed into a .zip or .rar file)

Select the folder, then copy and paste it onto our FTP-Server.

REMINDER : Do not put the audio and artwork files in the same folder. The files are handled by different divisions of our company.

Thanks for understanding.

 

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