One of the names that's getting more attention in the world of professional DJ turntables these days is Stanton. Sara Simms puts the Stanton STR8.150 decks to the test in a scratch session.
Most birthday cards have a pretty short shelf life, but the Recard is designed to get the receiver a little more excited and interactive in the process by making it into a bonafide 7' record player!
It seems to be official now. Not a fortnight goes by without a vinyl record / turntable-related article being published at Ask.Audio. And that's why the new Technics turntables will be a success.
"Milk. Check. Bread. Check. Vinyl Record Album. Check." Could this be what your shopping list looks like in a few months time? Tesco's would like to make that happen.
When a car speaks you might not imagine the voices are being played back from a mini phonograph. That's exactly the case with the Nissan Maxima's talk box system!
If you don't want a large run of your own vinyl pressed records, and want a cheaper option than doing it yourself, then Amsterdam based Vinylify has a hand-made online solution.
This new Lathe-Cut CD from New York guitarists Yonatan Gat gives you a disc that'll play in a CD player, and on turntables too! Check out the video showing it in action (it's really works!)
TEAC tells us their new belt-drive TN-200 Turntable provides a clean sound with built-in preamp, line outs and USB output making it convenient to connect to most any music system.
In case you hadn't already guessed, music streaming is on the rise and most physical music sales (CDs) are on the decline. But would you have guessed Vinyl sales are up 56%?
This vinyl record library in the heart of South Korea provides a useful service for music enthusiasts and does it in style. Now we hope this inspires other cities too.
As vinyl records continue their surge in popularity, turntables are becoming more in demand again. Here are some expensive (and some cheap) options with unique visual design twists.
As the love for vinyl continues to grow with ever greater passion, ELP have created a laser, no-touch, no digital turntable that plays back records in analog form "better than any stylus".
Zero Freitas from Brazil has over 5 million records in his collection. In this video interview with the BBC he explains how that happened and how he'd like to make it accessible for everyone.
Demand for vinyl is rising and vinyl pressing plants feel the pressure. Fortunately, Quality Record Pressings are now one of the biggest in the US thanks to a fortunate find of 13 abandoned presses.
There's not just one video here, but three, showing how a pair of turntables can be transformed to create beautiful geometric spirograph art. This brings a new meaning to the term, "turntablism".