Third Man Records is celebrating their 7th birthday, and they’re throwing a hell of a party for themselves.
According to Third Man Records’ YouTube Channel, on July 2nd, they sent an ICARUS CRAFT spinning their three millionth record pressed. The ICARUS CRAFT was designed and engineered by Kevin Carrico, longtime friend and electronics consultant for Third Man Records, and launched with the invaluable assistance of SATINS (Students and Teachers in Near Space.)
Jack White said,
“Our main goal from inception to completion of this project was to inject imagination and inspiration into the daily discourse of music and vinyl lovers. Combining our creative impulses with those of discovery and science is our passion, and even on the scale that we are working with here, it was exhilarating to decide to do something that hasn’t been done before and to work towards its completion. And, it brings us great fulfillment to pay tribute to the incredible scientist and dreamer that Carl Sagan was. We hope that in meeting our goal we inspire others to dream big and start their own missions, whatever they may be.”
I shouldn’t even be surprised anymore, Jack White is a go-getter. He wants to play a vinyl record in space, you know damn well he’s gonna make it happen! Video below.