Looking for something unique for the upcoming 'Record Store Day Drops' events? As many of you will know, RSD 2020 has been split into 3 events due to the global pandemic. To commemorate this, Crosley, in conjunction with Record Store Day, are releasing a very special, see-through turntable. This mini transparent Crosley record player is made of clear acrylic so all the … [Read more...] about Transparent mini turntable released for Record Store Day
There are so many record players to choose from when getting into vinyl that it can feel overwhelming and difficult to know where to start. The last thing you want to do is get stuck with a dirt-cheap deck that will damage your records. This article aims to give you a bit more info on why some of the cheaper turntables are not fit for your music, what to look out for when … [Read more...] about Beginner Turntables That Won’t Break The Budget
You might have the best record player and speakers in the world but if they are not positioned and set up correctly, you’re not going to get the best sound or quality from your system. Whether you’re a beginner or in need of a refresher course, the following tips and set up instructions for record player and speaker placement will help you get the optimum sound from your set … [Read more...] about Turntable and Speaker Placement – A Guide To Setting Up
Turntable Cartridges are arguably one of the most important features of a record player. They include the point in which the needle makes direct contact with the record and relays that sound through your entire setup. This article aims to explain to you a little about what cartridges are, how they work, and the different types you can get out there on the … [Read more...] about Turntable Cartridges Explained: How They Work
When the time comes to buy a record player, whether this is your first venture into a decent turntable set up or you’re upgrading to a new system, you will want to buy the best for the funds you have. Often this means buying second hand. In reality, with a turntable setup, the technology hasn’t really moved on much in the last 20 years. This means there's a massive amount of … [Read more...] about A Guide To Buying A Second Hand Record Player Setup
Music is a funny old business. Trends come and go, bands are hot then not, and the ways we listen to music constantly change with time. If you told someone in the 60s that in the future we’d have tiny devices we carry around with us that send thousands of songs instantly to your ears, they’d have thought you were smoking something. On the other hand, if you’d asked someone from … [Read more...] about Vinyl vs. Streaming: Should There Be A Competition?