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Installing the Linn Lingo 4; or, Jankiness Reigns

It’s been a pretty exciting few weeks over here, what with the arrival of the Audio Desk ultrasonic…

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Washing Records with the Audio Desk Vinyl Cleaner Pro Ultrasonic and the Spin Clean

In getting fully re-obsessed with (and re-committed to) vinyl in the last year, I knew I was putting…

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Listening Test #4: Audio Desk Vinyl Cleaner Pro Ultrasonic

In this, my most ambitious Listening Test to date, I test whether the Audio Desk Vinyl Cleaner Pro…

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Listening Test #3: Tiger Paw Khan Top Plate

A few weeks ago, I swapped out the stock stainless steel top plate from my Linn LP12 and…

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How I Finally Got into Jazz; or, Records from Jared

I am currently obsessed with jazz. This is due entirely to the wisdom, taste, and generosity of my…

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Installing the Tiger Paw Khan Top Plate

Well, I maybe wasn’t quite as excited about this as I was about installing the Mober subchassis —…

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Record Shopping in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Palm Springs

In case anyone wondered whether I’m one of those people whose equipment is worth more than their record…

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Listening Test #2: Mober Subchassis

Below you’ll find all my listening notes for my first “modification”: the replacement of the pressed steel Cirkus…

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Listening Test #1: Before Any Modifications

The LP12 Modification Frenzy has begun: I have swapped my Cirkus shuchassis + laminated armboard for a one-piece…

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Installing the Mober Subchassis

Oh how I have been anticipating and dreading this day! Ever since I got the idea to systematically…