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Installing the Linn Ekos 2 Tonearm and Kore Subchassis

Since my last major installation, the world has turned completely upside down. I’ve been in coronavirus lockdown since…

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Listening Test #7: Dynavector XX-2 mkII Cartridge

In the first installment of the LP12 Modification Frenzy in the Coronavirus Era, I install a Dynavector XX-2…

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Installing the Dynavector XX-2 mkII Cartridge

This is an upgrade I’ve really been looking forward to. It shouldn’t be a subtle change. The move…

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Listening Test #6: SSP12 Inner Platter

Here I evaluate the effects of Edmund Chan’s SSP12 inner platter, a cheap and easy upgrade for the…

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Listening Test #5: Linn Lingo 4 Power Supply

In what is no doubt my most frustrating test to date, here I review the Linn Lingo 4…

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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…