Top 10 best stereo receivers for turntables in 2020

Top 10 best stereo receivers for turntables darkside vinyl feature image turntable with receiver

We’re back with a brand new list, and this time it’s the best stereo receivers for turntables in . We’re going to break down all the highest end boxes of the year. We’re also going to look at how they perform for other things, like stereo and video playback. We’ll get into the full list … Read more

What is the difference between a record player and a turntable?

What is the difference between a record player and a turntable_

Record Players VS. Turntables | What’s the difference? To be short, a record player is typically known for being an all-in-one system. It is a turntable with the speakers and amplifiers all built-in. A turntable is a component of a larger system. Turntables tend to be more expensive and finer tuned.  What is a Record … Read more

When to replace the needle on a turntable

When to replace the needle on a turntable

Why does a turntable needle need to be replaced? A turntable needle is made of materials that wear down over time. What was once sharp and precise becomes blunt and inefficient. That’s why turntable needles sometimes need to be replaced. When is the right time to replace the needle on a turntable? When buying a … Read more

How To Fixed Warped Records

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Nothing is more devastating to a record collector than when one of your beloved pieces is found warped and unable to play its beautiful music on your turntable. Sometimes no matter how careful we are with our vinyl record collection, things can happen that warp the vinyl. What causes warped vinyl? How can we fix … Read more

How To Set Up A Record Player | Ultimate Record Player Setup Guide 2020

Record Player Setup Guide how to set up a record player placing needle on record player

When it comes to vinyl, there’s nothing more important to me than getting the most out of my records and equipment. Peak sound quality, a sturdy setup, and a long-lasting collection are what I strive for and what I want to help others achieve. Knowing how to set up a record player correctly is essential … Read more

How to Clean Vinyl Records By Hand | Step by Step Record Cleaning Guide

How to clean vinyl records by hand step by step guide record cleaning machine with record stack

You’ve just made an impulse buy after doing a little crate digging at your local record store. Despite your new find’s rad cover, the disc has seen better days. The lack of an inner jacket tells you that the grooves on this wax are probably caked in dust and grime. As a true vinyl junkie, … Read more

Top 10 | Best Record Players for Under 500 Dollars in 2020

Top 10 Best Record Players for Under 500 Dollars Record Player with Orange Record In Front of a Window

When you’re looking for the best record players for under 500 dollars in , you can start to expect a few things. At this price tier, you can start to expect a high level of quality, but still keep a fair budget. The record players in this list are going to be able to integrate … Read more