Two Washingtonians with wildly different paths to farming have written a new handbook for the modern agricultural generation.
Even though today you can now carry an entire music library in the palm of your hand, musicians and music lovers are bringing back the vinyl LP. Some praise the unique sound quality, but also its beauty as an object, complete with large format cover art, liner notes and lyrics. And a machine known as the Voice O Graph –-a novelty booth popular in the 40s and 50s which pressed a sixty second recording on the spot–is also coming back, thanks to one local
collector’s devotion. We explore the revival of vinyl with local experts.
- Ally Schweitzer Editor, WAMU 88.5's Bandwidth
- Eric Astor President and CEO of Furnace MFG
- William Bollman Patent Attorney; Collector and restorer, Voice-O-Graph machines
Most Recent Shows
A new report shows the University of Maryland failed to properly treat football player Jordan McNair before he succumbed to heat exhaustion. What comes next for the school's football program, and will anyone lose their job over McNair's death?
The sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is prompting members of Washington's private school community to look inward.
New proposed legislation threatens some of the power D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser exercises over education in the District. Rep. Jamie Raskin is running for a second term in Congress, pledging to protect Maryland's air and federal workers. They both join us in studio.