Chad Kassem Shares Some Rare Blues Albums
Virtually every premium audio hi-fi music lover knows who Chad Kassem is. This is especially true if you love vinyl LPs, and moreso for fans of the blues. Our good friend Chad is a workaholic and fearless leader of Acoustic Sound, Analog Productions, and Quality Record Pressings (QRP). Headquartered in Salina, Kansas, Acoustic Sounds is the world leader in audiophile music. CEO Chad Kassem founded the company in 1986, and since then his company has grown to become a global retailer of the largest selection of highest-quality music in a variety of formats.
Along with LPs, SACDs, reel-to-reel tape, and other forms of high-quality audio recordings, Acoustic Sounds offers turntables, cartridges, amplifiers, loudspeakers, and accessories — all designed to exceed the expectations of premium audio enthusiasts, audiophiles, and music lovers worldwide.
Chad’s company also owns Quality Record Pressings (QRP) vinyl LP record pressing plant, a vinyl reissue label Analogue Productions, an original music production label (APO Records), a print shop (Acoustic Sounds Printing), a glorious recording studio (Blue Heaven Studios) that was at one time was a church, plus its own LP mastering business (The Mastering Lab at Blue Heaven Studios). Phew!!!
In the below video, Chad Kassem is showcasing some very rare blues albums. This follows his love for the blues, and his annual Blues Masters At The Crossroads concert in Salina, Kansas. As always, in the end what really matters is that you... enjoy the music!
Enjoy the Music.com and Enjoy the Music.TV presents to you our tour of the Quality Record Pressings (Acoustic Sounds) vinyl LP pressing plant. We join plant manager Gary and owner Chad Kassem as they take us on a step-by-step journey through how a vinyl LP record is produced. Creative Director of Enjoy the Music.com Steven R. Rochlin guides you on his Quality Vinyl Pressings factory tour to learn how they produce a vinyl LP. As always, in the end what really matters is that you... Enjoy the music!
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