Akai Pro Debuts Wireless, Streaming BT-500 Turntable at 2016 NAMM Show

Akai Professional debuted its new BT-500 audiophile belt- drive turntable today at the 2016 NAMM Show. Company officials say the turntable is their response “to the rapidly growing demand for high-performance turntables in the resurgent vinyl market.” They tout the BT-500 as a good match for the record enthusiast who wants “a unit with no-compromise… Read More Akai Pro Debuts Wireless, Streaming BT-500 Turntable at 2016 NAMM Show

The Evil Eye Optical Synthesizer

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/44859095[/vimeo] The Evil Eye┬áis an analogue audio project, created by Belgian collective┬áIndianen, that uses optical disks on a turntable, instead of audio disks: Instead of cutting grooves onto a surface, custom software allows the artists to design and print black-and-white waveform patterns as PDFs, which are then screenprinted onto 12-inch optical discs and played back… Read More The Evil Eye Optical Synthesizer