Jack White’s Label Spins Carl Sagan Vinyl in Near-space

Jack White and Third Man Records have set a record for the highest record ever played.

Along with Students and Teachers in Near Space, the former White Stripes rocker and his label sent a specially-pressed recording of the Carl Sagan-sampling “A Glorious Dawn” nearly 100,000 feet into the stratosphere via a weather balloon. A bespoke turntable on the Icarus Craft kept the record spinning the whole time, allowing White and his collaborators to claim the title for high altitude listening se

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