Stereo Console Blog

Being creative with a reel-to-reel replacement project?

Here’s a great example of what to do with those useless reel-to-reel tape players that come with some vintage stereo consoles: turn them into a touch screen streaming service! We have a great reel-to-reel replacement example:

http://www.instructables.com/id/1960s-Volumio-Console-Stereo-Cabinet-Restomod/

 

Best vintage turntables for elites

We here at the HiFi Clinic are blue collar through and through. We don’t understand fancy Washington words like filibuster, caviar and Nuclear triad. However, we recognize hipster snobbery a mile away. The Vinyl District vintage turntable list is here for you to enter at your own risk!

The 8 best vintage turntables and what to look out for when buying second hand

Big Clothing Embraces Hipsters

Our “friends” at North Face are embracing the full hipster trend of vinyl. Do we need more big box brands embracing something that used to be organic? I’ll let that question breathe for a while.

TNF just released two limited edition records bags to carry around your vinyl while biking from gig to gig.  Good luck with that, DJ Pauly D.

The North Face is releasing two limited edition record bags

 

Sony begins pressing vinyl again

Sony announced that they will start pressing vinyl again after a 28 year hiatus. While this is another indication of the trend away from lame services like iTunes, it’s also a sign of the #cashgrab times. Will this be just another lamestream media company grabbing for the cash or really the sign of peak popularity, like when your grandparents joined facebook?