Smashed Plastic celebrates 5th anniversary of pressing vinyl in Chicago (Episode 924)

Car Con Carne is officially part of the Q101 Podcast Network! I make the announcement during the first few minutes of the show; but to reiterate, it’s nice to be home.

I’m joined for this episode by Andy Weber and Steve Polutnik of Smashed Plastic, as they celebrate their fifth year of making records in Chicago.

We grabbed slices for the chat, which covered topics including:
*What kind of risk was involved in opening the business?
*How have they scaled up their operations?
*What’s their relationship like with the Chicago music community?
*How does a record actually get made?
*Why has vinyl’s appeal accelerated over the past few years?

I appreciate the work the Smashed Plastic team does, and hope you enjoy the chat!

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