A quick spin through turntable history

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A quick spin through turntable history

Compact discs were once the wave of the future, but their sales have flagged whereas vinyl records have seen a resurgence, leaving pressing plants overbooked and struggling to keep up with demand. Sure, most people are getting their daily dose of beats from streaming-music services these days, but if you're looking for a rich analog sound with plenty of space for artwork and liner notes, vinyl's where it's at. Since the medium's attracted a new generation of listeners, we've decided to look back at some of the interesting players over the years. Some of which are as unique and varied as the music stamped into the vinyl.

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  • The big playback
  • Dropping the beats
  • Driving disc jockeys
  • Vinyl Killer
  • Rings and rights
  • No needles needed
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