Jack White’s record label and conveyor of all things vinyl, Third Man Records, have teamed up with Detroit luxury brand Shinola to create a new turntable worthy to grace any audiophiles record room. As you’d expect from Third Man Records, the new turntable’s appeal is immediately in its design, featuring a black, rounded edge base and typical flourishes of the record … [Read more...] about Third Man Records team up with Shinola for audiophile turntable
Tracking force is a pretty simple concept but can be daunting for newbies or the first purchase of a deck with a tracking force option. This article aims to give you an overall idea of what tracking force is, how it can affect the sound of the record and also guide you through the set up on your own record player. What Is Tracking Force? Tracking Force is the weight at … [Read more...] about Tracking Force: Setting The Correct Weight For Your Turntable
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?