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THE TECHNICS SL1210GR HAS GOT AN AUDIOPHILE UPGRADE

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A Devon-based audio company has unveiled a customised version of the recently released Technics SL1210GR. Timestep claims its modifications make the Technics model sound better having changed the tone arm and given the record player it’s own power supply. Instead of the traditional curved tonearm that is derived from the[…]

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TECHNICS SP10MK3 FERRARI CORSA RED MICRO SUEDE CAN BE YOURS FOR $38,895

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Technics SP10MK3 Ferrari Corsa Red Micro Suede is officially on the market via Audiogon for a whopping $38,895, with shipping in the USA for $695. The pricey turntable was originally created by Technics Matsushita Japan in the early ‘80s, but this model has been hand-crafted and finished by Artisan Fidelity. The listing states: “The[…]

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YOUR TRACKS ON WAX: HOW TO PRESS YOUR OWN RECORD

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People are coming back to vinyl in record numbers and it’s never been easier to get your own music onto wax. A rejuvenation of record pressing plants has resulted in a fertile underground independent label scene and we all know that the true mark of credibility is no longer in[…]

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DISCOGS HAS LAUNCHED A MARKETPLACE FOR TURNTABLES, SYNTHS AND MORE

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Discogs’ database has expanded to include audio equipment. The vinyl reseller has launched Gearogs, a catalogue including turntables, speakers, headphones, mixing desks and “every other piece of audio gear conceived”. There’s over 10,000 pieces of equipment up for sale right now, coming from over 1,000 brands including Philips, JBL, Pro-Ject,[…]

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SOUNDCLOUD ROLLS OUT A NEW REVENUE TIER FOR DJ MIXES

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Good news has arrived for DJs and producers of SoundCloud: the platform has relaunched their invite-only ‘SoundCloud Premier’ program, which allows select artists to earn revenue for mixes, remixes and other content. “This will be the first time we’ve invited DJs and producers who create remixes and sets on SoundCloud[…]

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FEEL YOUR MUSIC’S BASS WITH THE WATCH-SIZED SUBWOOFER BASSLET

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Have you ever wanted to really feel the music you’re listening to in the comfort of your own home? Berlin-based startup Lofelt has delivered exactly the product for those craving a more physical experience attached to their music with Basslet, a small watch-sized device that acts as a wearable subwoofer[…]

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DENON DJ INTRODUCES ITS PRIME SERIES

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Denon DJ has announced a host of new products including a new turntable, media player and mixer. The Prime series includes the V12 turntable, X1800 mixer, SC5000 media player and a Rekordbox-like music management system called Engine. At £650, the VL12 turntable (pictured above) is considerably more affordable than the[…]

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PIONEER DJ UPDATES ITS FLAGSHIP SERATO CONTROLLER

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The DDJ-SZ2 is available now Pioneer DJ has announced the release of its DDJ-SZ2 controller, an upgrade on the DDJ-SZ. Built exclusively for Serato software, the new flagship four-channel controller features pitch play, key shift and key sync. A new oscillator knob allows users to overlay noise, drop, laser or[…]

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THERE’S A MIXER THAT PAIRS AS A PC IN PRODUCTION

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The Invader is on the way, arriving both as a mixer and PC. The work of turntablist DJ Qbert and DJ Hard Rich, the product made by Thud Rumble (QBert’s company) is powered by Intel has Windows 10 installed on it. It can be used with Traktor, but, as Engadget[…]

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