Panasonic today announced the return of the Technics SL-1200 turntable – long the standard for DJs. With the new turntables, their goal is to “is to redefine the direct-drive turntable reference.”
Elektron Grammofon – the label of gearmaker Elektron – has announced its second release – an LP by The Bug:
The soundtrack to Jodorowsky’s Dune – a documentary about the greatest film that never got made – is now available to order. Jodorowsky’s Dune tells the tale of cult filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky’s unsuccessful attempt to adapt Frank Herbert’s classic sci-fi novel, Dune, to the big screen. Jodorowsky’s version of Dune was to feature Salvador Dalí, Orson Welles,… Read More Soundtrack To Jodorowsky’s Dune Now Available To Order
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.