Musikmesse 2016: Reloop RP-7000 GLD 20 year turntable

Reloop is partying more than normal at Musikmesse 2016, and celebrating their 20th birthday with the RP-7000 GLD, a limited run of 1000 gold turntables.

NAMM 2016: Denon DJ’s VL12 turntable

Not only is Denon DJ back, they’re also riding the vinyl resurgence wave with their new VL12 turntable. They took the glass off for us to touch it.

NAMM 2016: Bluetooth-enabled Akai BT-500 turntable

In a shocking turn of events, Akai have announced a consumer turntable with Bluetooth connectivity. Is the world ready?

NAMM 2016: Mixars Duo Serato DJ mixer

After a little teasing, new kid on the block Mixars is ready to show their stuff. And their first things is the DUO, a Serato DJ ready scratch mixer.

The limited edition Technics SL-1200GAE, with more to come

This just in — hell has frozen over and Technics is bringing back the turntable with a limited edition SL-1200GAE this summer. No really… it’s on their site and everything.

REVIEW: DDC ICE (in case of emergency) DJ Headshell

The ICE headshell comes to the rescue should you be faced with a broken tonearm. Mark Settle digs out his trusty Shure 44-7s and puts one to the test.

Dreams almost realised — the 7″ Portable scratcher

While my timeline is populated with pictures of faders glued to portable turntables, this concept called the 7″ Portable Scratcher looks the business.

BPM 2015: Reloop RP-8000 Straight with DJ Angelo

We all like a bit of cutting, so watch Matt from Reloop UK talk and DJ Angelo scratch on the RP-8000 Straight on our demo stage at BPM 2015.

Brace yourselves — Technics teases new turntable at IFA 2015

At IFA 2015, Technics announces that they’re working on a turntable. And this is how far they’ve got — early days then. A tonearm might improve things.

Broken tonearm? You should put an ICE on that

I have no idea just how people manage to break turntables, but it happens. And the ICE headshell should help them out in a dire emergency.