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The 40 Best Vinyl Records to Test Your New Turntable

So, you’ve just bought a new turntable and want to put it through its paces… Testing a new HiFi setup requires records covering a wide spectrum of sound signatures to see if it can hit those highs, lows, and everything in between, just right. Fortunately, there are many different genres and styles of music out …

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Audio Technica AT-LP120X Turntable Review

For a long time, the Audio Technica AT-LP120 has been one of the most highly praised entry-level turntables. While there are plenty of budget turntables that cost under $200, the AT-LP120 offered a big step up for just a few extra dollars. Notably, an elliptical (vs spherical) stylus and the very nice AT95E cartridge, a …

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House Of Marley Stir It Up Turntable Review

House of Marley is an audio manufacturer that was founded in 2012 in collaboration with the Marley family. The company’s eco-conscious identity means they use mindfully sourced materials, such as bamboo, FSC™ certified wood and recyclable aluminum to manufacture their products. Their whole line of products look beautiful, and the ‘Stir It Up’ turntable is …

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Pioneer PL-990 Turntable Review

With the vinyl revival, many people are looking to start listening to music the old fashioned way. There is no debating that vinyl is traditionally an incredibly expensive hobby. The Pioneer PL-990, however, isn’t an expensive turntable. Pioneer are known for their direct-drive DJ turntables. But when it comes to belt-driven turntables, which are better …

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Audio Technica AT-LP60 Turntable Review

Although most have ditched CDs in favor of the sheer convenience offered by streaming services, there has also been a renewed interest in vinyl records in what is known as the vinyl revolution. There’s just something special about having a vinyl collection and operating the turntable. However, in today’s world playing records is an expensive …

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Sony PS-LX310BT Turntable Review

The vinyl revival has encouraged bigger manufacturers to get back into the turntable business, and few manufacturers are as big as Sony. The PS-LX310BT is a very affordable record player that brings vinyl to the masses. You won’t need to worry about speaker connections, external phono preamps or cartridges. Just plug the thing in, place …

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Denon DP-300F Turntable Review

More and more people are becoming interested in vinyl, and audio companies are pushing out more turntable options for the price-sensitive consumer. While a budget turntable might seem at odds with what is traditionally considered more of an enthusiast hobby, the reality is some of these turntables can produce some great sound, especially when paired …

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