Essential Vinyl: 30 Albums Every Record Collector Must Own

Essential Vinyl: 30 Albums Every Record Collector Must Own Although streaming reigns supreme in the music world, the physical medium has returned with a vengeance. Vinyl record sales have been at an all-time high since the advent of the streaming age. And everyone from your younger cousin to your cool neighbor probably has, at the ... continue reading

Introducing GPO – Iconic Retro Design

GPO – retro design inspires everything we do but our love of modern innovation powers us A fresh and innovative addition to the retail market, ProTelX (creators of the original GPO brand – www.gporetro.com) was established in September 2009 with the aim of designing, developing, and manufacturing high-quality consumer retro products. Designing and making retro-inspired … continue reading

Lexus builds a one-off IS 350 with a record player in the glove box

The latest Lexus to undergo modification for the company’s marketing efforts is called the Lexus IS Wax. That’s because it’s for vinyl lovers, and contains an actual car-mounted record player that, Lexus claims, does not skip. Earlier this month we saw a sneaker homage to the Lexus IS. It, and now the IS Wax, are part of Lexus’s “All In” … continue reading

Doug Stone And Crosley Partner For ‘A Jukebox With A Country Song’ Tour

Doug Stone has partnered with Crosley, the leading jukebox, turntable, and desk radio company, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of his 1991 chart-topping single, “A Jukebox with a Country Song.” As part of the Jukebox with a Country Song tour, Stone will promote the various Crosley products with radio and venue promotions before taking the stage … continue reading

Meet Melbourne’s Program Records, Australia’s first new vinyl pressing plant in 30 years

The plant is set to double as a live music venue too. A new vinyl pressing plant has arrived in Melbourne – Australia’s first of its kind in 30 years. Program Records is the brainchild of locals Steve Lynch and Dave Roper, and according to The Age, has come about after the duo addressed a common … continue reading

The long-awaited return of vinyl

Noah Wilbur | Opinions Editor Imagine this scenario. You are taking an afternoon walk and stumble upon a record store on the corner of the street. In slight disbelief and genuine curiosity, you walk in the front door and observe as an employee carefully places the stylus of a turntable on a polyvinyl chloride disc. … continue reading

Vinyl records make surprising comeback despite digitalization

Nostalgia is an inevitable part of life, and thanks to it, old classics can be resurrected from the obsolescence that comes with modernity and find new life alongside their technologically advanced cousins. Recently, vinyl records have been the latest nostalgia-fueled cultural phenomenon to return from the dead. While the global COVID-19 pandemic has forced people … continue reading

Vinyl sales continue to grow, but does music sound better on a record or digital streaming?

ABC audio engineer Adrian Sardi explains the sound of music on vinyl. This year vinyl records are set to generate more revenue for the Australian music industry than CDs. Key points: The popularity of vinyl has increased as streaming becomes widespread The trend is in-part being buoyed by people who enjoy collecting rare LPs But … continue reading

Top 10 Most Valuable Records

If you’ve fantasized about a garage sale bargain turning into a fortune, you understand the appeal of collecting valuable records. What, you may wonder, are the most valuable records? As it turns out, the top record may surprise you — and it isn’t valued most as a music record. But some of the others in … continue reading

Introducing Q-BA-MAZE – Amaze with Cubes

Smartoools 10,000mAh Battery Chargers Q-BA-MAZE is a unique system of colorful cubes that interlock to form a marble run. The big difference? You can create marble maze sculptures in any form such as animals, robots, towers, and geometric shapes. Configurations are unlimited, allowing for unpredictable action when the steel marbles travel different routes. Follow the … continue reading