In the years since Panasonic killed off the Technics SL-1200 turntable – and the Technics brand – demand for vinyl has grown. And along with that growth in interest in vinyl has come demands for a successor to the Technics’ classic. Now Panasonic has announced that it is reviving Technics turntables, and at its IFA… Read More Panasonic Announces Plans To Bring Back Technics Turntable, Leaves Off Tone Arm & Needle
The iconic Tangerine Dream soundtrack for Thief, Michael Mann’s directorial debut in 1981, is getting reissued on vinyl through Audio Fidelity.
This video, via Applied Science, takes a look at what vinyl LP grooves look like under an electron microscope.
The Vinyl Factory – an independent British company that specializes in limited editions releases – has announced an upcoming vinyl EP by Jean-Michel Jarre & Edgar Froese of Tangerine Dream. Jarre collaborated with Tangerine Dream founder Froese (who died earlier this year) to create the track Zero Gravity. Jarre plans to release a new studio album, later this year, which… Read More New EP Features Collaboration Between Jean-Michel Jarre & Edgar Froese (Tangerine Dream)
Elektron Music Machines has announced a new undertaking: the record label Elektron Grammofon. The label will be the home for 12” vinyl records, by artists using Elektron instruments. The releases will be limited to 300 copies and all profits will go to charity.
The Desktop Record Cutter (DRC), now under development as a Kickstarter project, that’s designed to let you cut your own vinyl.
Basta Music has announced a vinyl reissue of Raymond Scott’s Soothing Sounds for Baby series of electronic music albums. The unusual three-album set, originally released in 1964, targets three age groups: Volume 1 is 1 to 6 months; Volume 2 is 6 to 12 months; and Volume 3 is 12 to 18. While we’re not sure… Read More Raymond Scott’s ‘Soothing Sounds For Baby’ Series Reissued On Vinyl
Audio Fidelity has released a limited edition virgin vinyl release of the Wendy Carlos soundtrack to the 1982 sci fi film Tron. Carlos’s score combined electronic elements, played on Moog and GDS synthesizers, with orchestral elements, performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the UCLA Chorus. The fusion of elements worked well with the film, which… Read More Wendy Carlos’s Tron Score Gets Limited Edition Blue Vinyl Release