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LP12MF Listening Test: Linn Troika MC Cartridge

In the latest edition of the LP12 Modification Frenzy, I listen to the effects of swapping my Dynavector…

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Best Pressing Shootout: Eric Dolphy, Out There — 1969 Prestige Blue Trident Stereo vs. 1968 Xtra UK Stereo vs. 1975 Toshiba-EMI Japan Stereo vs. 1977 Victor Japan Mono

Yes, that’s right, my friends. I have gone to absurd lengths to find you the finest (stereo) pressing…

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Best Pressing Shootout: Can, Tago Mago — 1971 (?) UK First Pressing (?) vs. 1981 Celluloid French Reissue

When I realized sometime last summer that vinyl really did (or could) sound better than digital, I was…

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LP12MF Mini Listening Test: the Adikt Returns

Here is a new genre in the LP12 Modification Frenzy: a “Mini Listening Test” in which I offer…

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LP12MF Listening Test: Mober DC Motor Kit

In the latest edition of the LP12 Modification Frenzy, I listen to the effects of the Mober DC…

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Best Pressing Shootout: Pentangle, Sweet Child — 1968 Transatlantic UK vs 1970 Reprise USA

In this Best Pressing Shootout, I look at two copies of Pentangle’s 1968 classic Sweet Child. Oh how…

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Best Pressing Shootout: Rolling Stones, Beggars Banquet — 1970s Decca UK vs. 2003 DSD Reissue

Best Pressing Shootout time. I came to The Rolling Stones fairly late. In the early 2000s, while I…

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Best Pressing Shootout: Yo La Tengo, Painful — 1993 Matador First Pressing vs. 2011 Reissue

Bit of a deep cut, here — not sure how many people are debating between these two particular…

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LP12MF: Installing the Mober DC Motor Kit

Welcome to the latest installment in my LP12 Modification Frenzy series. This time, I install Mober’s DC motor…

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LP12MF Listening Test: Mober Subchassis for Linn

In the latest edition of the LP12 Modification Frenzy, I replace a Linn Kore subchassis with a Mober…