Ásgeir :: The Straight To Vinyl Project
July 4th, 2017 | News
Well, this is all terribly exciting news from Ásgeir! He’s just announced that, in collaboration with the Icelandic national television (RÚV) his Straight to Vinyl project, where he will be recording stripped down versions of his music directly to 7″ vinyl records during the course of 24 hours. The project will take place in his studio in Iceland and will be broadcasted as live Slow TV on the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service (RÚV) and on Ásgeir’s YouTube channel worldwide between 5pm UTC on July 5th and 5pm UTC on July 6th.
Each vinyl made is handwritten and will include unique recordings that won’t exist anywhere else. The albums will be made available to Ásgeir’s fans via an international scavenger hunt to be announced at a later date. Ásgeir encourages his fans to tune in and participate in the event on social media with the hashtag #asgeirstraighttovinyl and by commenting on YouTube which songs they’d like to see performed and recorded.