The Wacky, Wiggly, Razor-Thin World of the Flexi Disc — Cuepoint — Medium

feat_slider_flexisA fantastic article about flexi-discs and their collectors.

Everyone remembers their first flexi disc. For collector Michael Cumella, it was finding an Archies record embedded onto the back of his Sugar Pops cereal box.

“I did that whole thing with Sugar Pops,” Cumella says, “cutting out the record and playing it. Man, it was just weird. It was a defining moment for me.” For Matt Welch of reissue label Get On Down!, it was an issue of Grand Royal magazine that included “a flexi of Biz Markie singing ‘Benny & The Jets.’”
“Unfortunately, I took it out,” Welch says, “and have now learned that magazine’s worth a lot more with the record still attached.”


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