Panasonic Announces Plans To Bring Back Technics Turntable, Leaves Off Tone Arm & Needle

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

New EP Features Collaboration Between Jean-Michel Jarre & Edgar Froese (Tangerine Dream)

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)

Raymond Scott’s ‘Soothing Sounds For Baby’ Series Reissued On 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

Wendy Carlos’s Tron Score Gets Limited Edition Blue Vinyl Release

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