Gear & Tech


The New Technics 1200

Panasonic unveiled the brand new Technics SL-1200G and limited edition SL-1200GAE this week during CES. Available this summer, the first new Technics 1200 in years

Laser-Cut Wooden Record

Laser-Cut Wooden & Acrylic Records

They don’t sound the clearest, but they look beautiful. By Amanda Ghassaei, who previously created a 3-D printed record. More info and videos here. via

Technics SL-1200 Inspired Motorcycle

The Technics Sportster XL883N was created in an alliance between Roland Sands Design and Technics. Sands’ brief was to evoke the style of Technics’ SL-1200 turntable.


Studio Visit: K-the-I???

Bionic Diversions visit K-the-i??? in his Echo Park, CA studio. Download the featured track here.

Analog Vinyl Sampling

Emulating the audio tape cut & paste technique, by making vinyl sampling a bit more analog — literally cutting and pasting precision cut pieces of vinyl to create samples.


A Brief History of the Minimoog Synthesizer

One of Moog Music’s earliest engineers, Bill Hemsath, recalls the process of the Minimoog’s birth and sheds some light on what sets the Moog synthesizer apart from other analog synths.


Wristwatch Turntables

Instructions on how to make your own wristwatch turntable set out of two recordable greeting cards and some potentiometers; enabling you to record your own

The Vinyl Experience

Video footage of vinyl record production, recorded at Pallas Records in Diepholz, Germany — one of the last factories in Europe producing vinyl records. Soundtrack