So you want to start spinning records in your living room. Here’s a collection of the advice I’ve given n00bs just like you over the last couple of years. Getting started can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. It doesn’t have to be expensive either. Here’s how to get going.
Are you happy now, hipsters? Instead of walking away from your fashionable fad at its peak hipness, you’ve let it linger long enough to become a consumer commodity. Not only is Urban Outfitters thriving, it’s now spawning unholy consumer electronics like this cassette-playing turntable.
While Sony attempts to resurrect the Walkman brand as a high def media player, it’s clear that music lovers prefer something more disk-like. No, not CDs. Records!
The Technics 1200 has long been revered by DJs for its high-torque, direct-drive platter that ensures flawless mixes and incredibly precise scratch performances. The last version of the turntable, the MK6, was released in Japan back in 2008. But today at CES, Panasonic announced it had revived the turntable with the…
This year, tons and tons of people will be bringing in the new year, not blasting tunes through a high-end audio system tricked out with all the latest Bluetooth tech and wifi capabilities, but rather with a $50 turntable.
Vinyl is on the rise these days, and so Technics is getting back into the the turntable game. The venerable brand showed off an aluminum prototype of a new model set to be released in 2016. Here’s what I know: I’m really excited.
Thanks to the growth of Urban Outfitters and independent local free-trade coffee shops, vinyl records are back on the rise. But this is still the 21st century: why settle for a pedestrian, boring, flat record player, when your vinyl could be proudly spinning vertically?
Just because you prefer the warm, crackly sound of vinyl records to MP3s doesn't necessarily mean you also like being tethered to a home stereo whenever you want to listen to your record collection. So Pyle has created this portable turntable that transforms into a briefcase for easy transport, and also includes a…
Want to mix music in a hurry or on the go? You'll like the sound of Openmix, a teensy new audio mixing tool being developed right now. With it, you can connect your iPhone to a Walkman with a cassette of rare bongo concerts, or switch between your laptop and tablet.
This video shows a variety of rodents running on top of a spinning turntable, and it looks like they are having fun. If I was a rodent—maybe my ancestors were—I would enjoy this much better than the wheel.
If you're a fan of the supposedly warmer, richer sound of vinyl, you owe it to yourself to outfit your sound system with gear that does your record collection justice. And as long as you're not scratching on the side, the turntables that McIntosh has been making for decades will do your analog music proud.…
If you're desperate to be scratching while you're on the move there's a new place to turn. GET IT? Ugh. Philips and Armin van Buuren just teamed up to release a new portable controller and sound system for iDevices. An updated version of other Philips releases, the M1X-DJ System has a lightning connector and…
So you've decided to hop on the vinyl trend. You need a turntable. Pro-ject's candy hued Debut Carbon tables will appeal to both your eyes and your ears.
Pushing the limits of what can be considered an iPod/iPhone dock, Philips' FWP3200D is like an all-in-one DJ stage show with a pair of 5.25-inch subwoofers that glow and pulse to your music—and a set of digital turntables letting you mix and scratch your beats.
If you despise the monotonous and repetitive motions needed to produce beautiful designs on a Spirograph, just do what student Robert Howsare did. For just $50 he turned a couple of old turntables into this Drawing Apparatus that does all the work for you.
Modern DJs use setups that allow their vinyl turntables to control the digital music on their laptops. But instead of staring at a screen all night, this projector-enhanced setup turns their wheels of steel into an interactive display.
At $90,000 and 250 pounds, the Walker Reference Proscenium Black Diamond III turntable is not a purchase to be decided upon lightly. But those who can afford it look to Walker for some of the best audio equipment around.
Everyone has some dipshit friend who calls himself a DJ—and by DJ, he means guy who excitedly bounces around his laptop frantically shuffling through iTunes. But he's never dropped bombs like these deck-spinning cats. ERRAH ERRAH ERRAH *AIRHORN*