Even though technology has advanced and we’re spoilt with music on our MP3 players, smartphones and laptops, nothing beats the tunes that come from a vinyl record player. Gramovox knows this and has created a brand new record player that not only plays vinyls, but it stands vertically so it looks like your spinning records are levitating.
Attention, Sydney hipsters! Everything you’ve ever wanted in a vintage store can be found in Newtown. Revolve Records and Relics, as the name implies, is a specialty store that deals in vinyl records and vintage wares. Once inside you’ll be blown away by the nostalgia of old-school records stacked all over the place.
Keeping your beard groomed and looking its absolute best takes a lot of work. And if you’ve been sporting a beard for a while, you might know about beard combs-tools especially designed to delicately brush through that facial hair. Well now there’s a new product on the market that not only tackles your beard, but also gets rid of unwanted vinyl records.
The Beatles released their ninth album, known as The White Album, back in 1968. If you’re a fan of the band, you’ll know that this album was presented in a plain white sleeve-a stark contrast from their previous album, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.
In recent years the iconic vinyl has been supplanted by compact discs and it’s successors. That is to say, it was supplanted in the minds of the manufacturers at least. In actual fact however, a persistent appreciation for vinyl discs as the primary musical object has endured and flourished decades after it was declared ‘obselete’. […]
A few years ago, I accidentally sold six Beatles records (in mint condition) for $1 each at a garage sale. I’ve always wondered what might’ve happened had I not sold them, along with all the other records I sold that day. Maybe I’d have a gigantic vinyl collection. Maybe, just maybe, I’d have a record […]
Everyone is upcycling everything these days, so why not vinyl records too? Vinilyze, which crafts handmade eyewear in Hungary out of vinyl records, does just that. Though every pair of these lovelies come with a two-year warranty, rest assured that if you do accidentally break a pair, you can make the legitimate excuse that it […]
Now this is a record club for modern times. With Vinyl Me, Please, you can get a vinyl record delivered right to your door every month, plus the recipe for a cocktail — not the actual thing, sadly, but you know where to get your best poisons from — and an artwork inspired by the music, so you can pair these off while listening to the record.
From the Beatles’ Abbey Road to Nirvana’s Nevermind, these music album covers have one thing in common: they’re iconic and well recognized. Artist Harvezt has taken these popular images and given us a brand new perspective on them by reversing the scenes in his series The Dark Side of the Covers.
Media artist Brian House just did the unthinkable: he used a personal tracking app to collect all his movements over a year, worked out an algorithm to set the places he visited most to music, then stamped it all on vinyl. In other words, he effectively turned his location data into Quotidian Record, an epic […]
Designer Allan Wexler experimented with the Vinyl Milford nearly a decade ago, and it’s still avant-garde in this modern day and age. He transformed one of these ubiquitous vinyl-coated sheet metal storage sheds — a fixture of suburban American backyards — into a guest house, complete with pull-out furniture flushed into the walls. It’s such […]
Wicka wicka! Bring out your inner DJ and set your (turn) table with these envy-inducing plates. Hailing from Italy, Longplate is a series of cleverly designed dishes that mimic vinyl records. Stylish illustrations are splashed across the plate’s center with sayings like Nice to Meat You and My Bloody Entrecote. Though the collection certainly eggs […]
So you’ve just picked up a seemingly great looking, original press of Lou Reed’s Rock and Roll Animal. You take it home and place down the needle with intense excitement only to find it sounds not very good at all. Your problem – dirt in the grooves. We’ve all been there and we’ve all tried […]
In a world where pretty much all music is listened to in a digital context, it’s nice to have something physical. Getting your favourite albums on vinyl and actually listening to them in their entirety is something that is often overlooked nowadays. With this turntable you get great sound quality and it also looks pretty […]
A few words with reality: cut it out! These Sewing Kit vinyl wall stickers by Danish company Ferm Living will — placed strategically — install perforated lines on any object you desire. Haven’t you heard the world is flat?