Audio-Technica AT-LP120XUSB-BK Review 2021

Audio-Technica AT-LP120XUSB-BK Review

The Audio-Technica AT-LP120XUSB-BK is one of the most popular turntables on the market today. Based off of the extremely popular Technics SL-1200 turntable, this turntable has the ability to convert all your favorite vinyl records to digital files. But, is it worth the price? Is the sound quality up to snuff? We’ll let you know … Read more

Marantz SR7013 Review 2021

Marantz SR7013 Review 2020 Darkside Vinyl

Are you in the market for a stereo receiver? Have you been reading Marantz SR7013 reviews in hopes of discovering whether it’s worth the price? Searching for a high-quality stereo can be an arduous process. There are tons of options out there, so it’s no wonder that so many people just give up and buy … Read more

Rega Planar 2 Review 2021

Rega Planar 2 Review 2020 Darkside Vinyl

As a company, Rega is a heavyweight in the turntable space. During the compilation of this Rega Planar 2 review, it came to our realization that Rega has an impressive reputation in the market. Apart from producing well-crafted and beautifully designed record players, they have been in the industry for more than four decades since … Read more

Top 10 | Best Record Players for Under 200 Dollars in 2021

Top 10 Best Record Players for Under 200 Dollars Blue Record Player Grey Background

For the past few years, the amount of young people getting into vinyl collecting has absolutely exploded. Many members of the vinyl community feel the need to gatekeep and protect our hobby from newcomers. But I’ll tell you now, more vinyl collectors is better for local shops which is better for all of us. Many … Read more

Top 10 | Best Turntable Mats of 2021

Top 10 Best Turntable Mats Darkside Vinyl Grey turntable mat on turntable with white needle

Turntable mats can improve the sound quality and appearance of your record player, while also protecting your precious vinyl. But how do you know which is the best turntable mat of ? That’s what we’re here to decide. Preview: Our Choice for the Turntable Mat of Pro-Ject: Leather It Platter Mat Our Rating: 5/5  … Read more

Top 10 | Best Record Players for Under 100 Dollars in 2021

Top 10 Best Turntables for Under 100 Dollars Darkside Vinyl White Record Player Playing Record

Collecting vinyl can be an absurdly expensive hobby. Between your turntable, speakers, preamplifyer, and record storage, costs can add up quick. And that’s all before you even buy a record. One of the biggest investments for a vinyl newbie is the turntable. The best turntables of can quickly add up to over $1000. If you … Read more