Before even cassettes became kitsch, we had the vinyl record. One legendary Englishman, John Peel, had more vinyl than just about anyone else. And, as one of the most influential disc jockeys ever to grace the airwaves, he often had them before everyone else.
If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, what does it sound like? Well, if you're artists Bartholomäus Traubeck, you just slam the trunk on a record player to find out.
1948: Columbia Records puts the needle down on history's first successful microgroove plastic, 12-inch, 33-1/3 LPs in New York, sparking a music-industry standard so strong that the digital age has yet to kill it.
The Faltima 010 (we refuse to the the all caps brand name for this article) is not just another record player that can digitize your old LPs. It's a record player that can digitize your old LPs to MP3s and put them on anything. Users can save music to CD, USB devices (the company claims straight to your DAP), and even…
Keeping with our tech-from-20-years-ago theme, we present you with Mister Disc. This "miniature" beauty was a portable LP player created by Audio Technics in 1983. It was even battery powered to ensure "on the go" fun. Although fun could not consist of moving or any vibrations in general, otherwise your music would…