Celebrate 44 years of hip-hop with Google’s scratching app

44 years ago today a DJ named Kool Herc pioneered a new generation of music with a bunch of records and a hype man. August 11th, 1973 – Jamaican-American DJ Kool Herc was just 18,…

Play your vinyl upside down or on the wall with this floating record player

Wheel is a new minimal record player that takes the basic record player design and flips it on it’s head, literally it is pretty much upside down. Wheel is the new record player from Miniot, designers…

Play vinyl anywhere with this block that rides your records

Play vinyl wherever you are with RokBlok, a small block that rides around your records and plays vinyl all on it’s own without a turntable. Vinyl gets a lot of love, especially recently as vinyl…

Make your Vinyl float in the air with this magnet powered turntable

As vinyl makes it’s miraculous comeback we’re seeing new innovation with records and players to the point where you can now make your records float as you play them. Have you ever wondered how your vinyl…

Technics SL-1200 $3,300 Turntable Re-run Sells Out In 30 Minutes

One of DJs’ and audiophiles’ most sought after turntables in the world, the Technics SL-1200 returnedwith a limited edition run of 300 and sold out in just half an hour. The famed SL-1200 ended production in 2010 but…

Sony Reveal Their New Hi-Res Vinyl Player

Sony just announced their new turntable at CES. At first glance it may appear like any other record player but it’s hidden digital features are what sets it apart from the competition. The resurgence of…

If Apple Were to Create a Sexy Turntable It Would Look and Cost Something Like This – iTurntable?

Spiral Groove has just announced the release of their ultrahigh-end turntable. The SG1.1 turntable has a suggested retail price of around $36,000. The tonearm is easily removable and Spiral Groove says their mounting system allows…

Turntable Shuts Down Music Streaming Product and Will Focus on Live Music Event Streaming

Turntable has shut down its original Turntable.fm product. Turntable will now focus on live streaming of music events, which I think there is a huge market worldwide! Source – Turntable Blog

Piki.fm Shuts Down Mobile Music Streaming Service – Team Jumps Back to Working on Turntable.fm

In not a very big surprise Piki.fm is shutting down on September 23. Piki was the side project of Turntable.fm, who itself has really struggled to gain long term traction. Here’s the email that was…

Turntable.fm and How They Deal with Music Licensing

Ever wondered how Turntable.fm looked after their music licensing, well here is how they do it. Turntable.fm co-founder sat down with Techcrunch to talk about the basics of Turntable and how they are just focused…