What is that noise between songs on LP?

3 May 2017, 16:40 | Updated: 3 May 2017, 16:44

Vinyl

Why can you hear the echo of the next track that is about to play between songs on vinyl?

Question

Why can you hear the echo of the next track that is about to play between songs on vinyl?

Stewart, Kristianstad Sweden

Answer

Name: Mike, High Wycombe

Qualification: Musician

Answer: A record has a set of grooves that the stylus runs into which extracts the music. When coming up to the next track, the stylus rests on one side of the groove, it picks up a slightly distorted preview of the next song.

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