• The Vinyl Revolution

    The distribution of music has changed over the past few years from the vinyl record to the cassette tape, then on to CDs and DVDs and later on to MP3 format which finally transitioned into the streaming of music once cloud services become affordable and the internet became faster and cheaper.  While more people are […]

  • Should I Sell or Not Sell?

    How to Check Your Vinyl Collection’s Value… While spring cleaning you’ve come across your collection of vinyl records from the yesteryears and are now wondering whether it is worth selling. Is it possible to make a small fortune or would it be much better to dust off the records and play them every once in […]

  • Floating Record Vertical Turntable

    There’s something mesmerizing about watching a vinyl record spin around on a turntable, but unfortunately the vast majority of record players spin horizontally, and aren’t really designed for easy viewing. Luckily, vintage audio design company Gramovox has built a solution — a turntable that turns your records vertically, without compromising sound quality. If you took […]

  • George Michael Dead at 53

    Former Wham! singer and massively successful soul and pop solo vocalist dies “peacefully at home” George Michael, the soulful British heartthrob who became a star in the Eighties as half of Wham! before earning critical acclaim as a solo artist, died Sunday at his home in Goring in Oxfordshire, England. The cause of death was […]

  • Inspecting Used Vinyl

    I’ve found you can get great LP’s on a budget if you’re meticulous about inspecting them. Here’s how I go about it. Pull LP’s without inspecting them. Flip and pull, flip and pull. Inspecting quality while you’re digging is strictly amateursville; it means others can’t flip the bin while you’re peeping at wax. You’ll inspect your […]

  • Return Of The Technics SL1200

    Prologue: Due to the widespread use of CDs, turntable systems disappeared briefly from the market, but their warm sound quality is bringing them back. The direct-drive turntable invented by Technics is still highly acclaimed by audiophiles and DJs in the form of the SL-1200 Series, and there have been many requests to revive the turntable […]

  • Does Vinyl Really Sound Better?

    Even Steve Jobs listened to vinyl… The late Apple CEO, whose iTunes Store revolutionized the music business for the online era, “listened to vinyl” at home, Neil Young said in 2012. Young, who’s now hawking his $399 high-definition PonoPlayer, has a stake in the mythologizing of studio-grade sound, but he’s not the only believer. As […]

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