Viny’ Lourd Son’s fretless Scratchocaster


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In a clear case of when worlds collide, Viny’ Lourd Son decided to hack expensive DJ gear into a format that makes them into much more of a visual performance instrument. The result is the Scratchocaster, a Rane/Vestax decktar or something.

Wax & Stamp: a vinyl record pool for the modern age


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For some, the concept of going to a record shop, building a relationship with the owner, and having them pick out hot tracks and keep them behind the counter for you is an alien concept. Enter Wax & Stamp, a record pool that aims to deliver a little of that right to your doorstep with physically curated vinyl.

NAMM 2015: Reloop RP-7000 Silver


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Nodding its head to the classic styling of the Technics 1200, the Reloop RP-7000 Silver adopts the retro colour scheme to further reinforce the influence.

NAMM 2015: Reloop RP-8000 Straight turntable


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Reloop has hears the cries of turntablists and done the right thing by announcing the RP-8000 Straight turntable, which is exactly what the name implies.

Epsilon Inno-Propak — decks and a mini Innofader mixer


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Getting into DJing via the vinyl route is expensive. Single turntables are costing more than a whole controller does. So Epsilon Pro’s Inno-Propak is a welcome antidote, with a pair of high torque DJT-1300 USB turntables and a mini-Innofader equipped Inno-Mix 2 mixer for just $799.

The Pioneer PLX-1000 turntable — all the facts


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Pioneer takes it back to the times before they changed everything with the CDJs. The PLX-1000 turntable is their take on the classic Technics.

Revisiting the Technics petition and poll one last time


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before we draw a line under the topic of the Technics petition, let’s take a look at the poll results and see how they possibly translate to reality.

If you want turntable art, this is it


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Turntables are normally used for playing other people’s art. But as Robert Howare shows, they can also be used to create their own turntable art.

Technics 1200 revival: Facts, figures, and a realist’s view


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A call for a Technics 1200 revival has been made. But just how realistic is it? Craig Reeves gathers together industry intelligence to find out.

All about Technics — a poll and a petition


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Missing Technics? There’s a petition for that. And we ask some questions to see just how much you really do miss the iconic turntable brand.