April is Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM)! Celebrated in honor of the history and heritage of this soul-stirring genre, JAM aims to recognize the impeccable influence and legacy of jazz music and artists. This genre sets apart with its outstanding improvisations and leading talent that paved way for expressional civil rights music to flourish. This month we encourage music lovers to embrace and participate in appreciating the evolution […]
If you’re here, you are probably like us. You cherish that moment of popping your favorite record down on your turntable. Sitting in a comfy chair and just taking in the music. But do you ever wonder how that plastic vinyl disc transports you to a place of musical bliss? How is a vinyl record made? How does the music we love get physically pressed into this wonderful physical medium. […]
“The experience was a bit of a revelation… I finally understood why some people have such an affinity for vinyl”. Read the full review at The Next Web.
Matt Kessler from Too Many Records’ “favorite turntable under $1000”.
Stellar Performance And Unbeatable Value – It didn’t matter the genre… it all just plain sounds noticeably better on this turntable” Read the full review at Forbes.
What Is Off-Center Pressing? Off-center pressing is essentially when the spindle hole in the center of the album is not properly aligned to the center of the grooves. Not all records are produced to equal quality standards. Without proper alignment, the needle is unable to track in the grooves and may cause it to wobble […]
Auto Stop Defined Auto stop, also known as auto shut off, uses a system to halt the record from spinning once it has finished playing, rather than continuing to wear at the stylus. The stylus remains in the blank lock groove at the end of the LP. Not to be confused with an auto-return, which means […]
Not only are vinyl records back, but they’ve returned with a vengeance: they’re even starting to out-sell digital downloads in the United States and around the world. Now we know for the die-hard fans they never left, but for many, vinyl records are a new music discovery. With that new discovery comes a slew of […]