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Subject: Do you still play records?

Written By: Tiramisu on 03/04/09 at 9:00 pm

I have a player and about 30 records, from 1945 to 1990. :)

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: whistledog on 03/04/09 at 9:20 pm

I have a player and about 500 records, most of which are 12" singles and K-Tel (and similar) compilations

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Reynolds1863 on 03/04/09 at 9:46 pm

I've got a few I still play. :)

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: coqueta83 on 03/04/09 at 10:33 pm

Sure, I still enjoy playing records from time to time.  :)

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Frank on 03/04/09 at 11:22 pm

Nah, I still have a turntable, but sold all my records a few years back (including all my Beatle records and some were on APPLE as well)

Actually, the only record I still have is a 1973 or 1974 K-TEL album that's still on the turntable coz I threw away the jacket.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: NbC on 03/05/09 at 5:49 am

I still have my old records but I don't have a turntable. 

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Paul on 03/05/09 at 7:01 am

I've still got several thousand of the things that have followed me over the years, but I rarely, if ever, play them (thanks to the miracles of mp3 and the like!)

There will come a time when I'll flog the lot (I'm just waiting for the day when people have more money than sense once again!  ;))

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Howard on 03/05/09 at 7:02 am

I don't play records anymore,even though my father has very old 45's and vinyls,he just keeps it in the basement.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/05/09 at 7:18 am

I do not poccess a turntable and stylis but do have a cassette player and was listening to some the other day.

btw, I still have my vinyl singles and albums.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Midas on 03/05/09 at 9:08 am

I gots two turntables and a microphone...

Oh, and about 2,000 records.


Yes, I still play them.  Even on my show, which is on tomorrow night at 10 PM Eastern on Renegade Retro 8)

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: karen on 03/05/09 at 11:45 am

I would play them if I had a turntable and my records.  They're both in the UK still

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Badfinger-fan on 03/06/09 at 7:20 pm

alas, I've only got about about ten 45's and maybe 40-50  LP's but I do still play the LPs a couple times a month 

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: mooster on 03/07/09 at 2:54 am

We still play records

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Dominic L. on 03/10/09 at 3:27 pm

I do, but only for those I don't have on CD. I don't like the sound as much unless it's an album produced in the early '70s or earlier: They tended to sound too thin and the hiss/warmth of the record fills it out.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: whistledog on 03/10/09 at 8:52 pm

The poster of this thread is a guest now ?

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/11/09 at 3:17 am


The poster of this thread is a guest now ?
Oh!  ?

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/11/09 at 3:17 am

I would if I could.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Badfinger-fan on 03/11/09 at 3:24 am

I'm thinking about going to Rasputin's Records in Berkeley and see if they have any used records for sale that i might wanna buy, although I think there may be one in Vallejo too, but then I'd have to pay $4 to cross the bridge  >:( 

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Howard on 03/11/09 at 7:00 am

No,I listen to CDs.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Davester on 03/11/09 at 7:07 am


I'm thinking about going to Rasputin's Records in Berkeley and see if they have any used records for sale that i might wanna buy, although I think there may be one in Vallejo too, but then I'd have to pay $4 to cross the bridge  >:( 


  Yeah...four bucks.  Screw that...

  Rasputin has a modest selection of vinyl, new and old, and new-old.  Before last Christmas I picked-up a reissued KISS Alive and REM Document...

  Take a drive to Berkeley and check out Amoeba Music.  Wow..! :o

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Little_devil_rider on 03/11/09 at 1:18 pm

i still play mine and my dads records the one ive havint played in some time but just might go do to now is the hair soundtrack ;D

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Dude111 on 03/14/09 at 1:08 pm

I wish we still had our record player!

They sound MUCH BETTER :)

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Howard on 03/14/09 at 3:59 pm


I wish we still had our record player!

They sound MUCH BETTER :)


What was the name of it Dude?  ???

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Dude111 on 03/15/09 at 8:42 am

We still have alot of Records but no player :(

I have PINK FLOYD on record (The wall) and other stuff....

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: MidKnightDarkness on 03/16/09 at 7:40 pm

I love records! There's something so enchanting about the crackling of vinyl.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/17/09 at 3:43 am


I love records! There's something so enchanting about the crackling of vinyl.
It's called crackle...

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: MidKnightDarkness on 03/17/09 at 9:46 am


It's called crackle...


Yes.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Midas on 06/24/09 at 3:05 pm

I should go out and buy some records, if Rockzone ever opens after relocating :D

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Howard on 06/25/09 at 6:55 am

Not any more,I'm moving on.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Midas on 06/25/09 at 9:45 am


Not any more,I'm moving on.


Too bad.  :D  For me, there's something about the sound quality and the ability to manipulate that sound on Technics SL1200 turntables.  I have a dual CD player for DJing but it doesn't have all the features that would give me the same feel as manipulating vinyl.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Howard on 06/25/09 at 7:32 pm


Too bad.  :D  For me, there's something about the sound quality and the ability to manipulate that sound on Technics SL1200 turntables.  I have a dual CD player for DJing but it doesn't have all the features that would give me the same feel as manipulating vinyl.


have you played anything on it yet?

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Badfinger-fan on 06/25/09 at 8:22 pm

as often as I can. I'd be completely happy if all i had were records to play. i don't mind getting up to flip sides or change album.  8)

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: whistledog on 06/25/09 at 8:34 pm

I was just listening to this on vinyl ...

http://g-ecx.images-amazon.com/images/G/01/ciu/d0/20/0d84228348a0192a57770110.L.jpg

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Midas on 06/26/09 at 9:09 am


have you played anything on it yet?


Um...yes?

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Howard on 06/26/09 at 7:18 pm


Um...yes?


You could play some Michael Jackson. ;)

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: snozberries on 06/27/09 at 12:20 pm

I have one of those players I can convert my records to Mp3s but I haven't done it yet... bought the damn thing two years ago cuz I had to have it...I suppose I should have waited and bought the one that is ipod compatible but I thought I'd be all over it when I first saw it... lessson learned

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Dude111 on 06/28/09 at 5:23 pm

I wouldnt bother,they sound better as thier ORIGINAL ANALOG format!!

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Midas on 06/28/09 at 5:46 pm


You could play some Michael Jackson. ;)



And I did on my show this past Friday. O0

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: snozberries on 06/28/09 at 8:56 pm


I wouldnt bother,they sound better as thier ORIGINAL ANALOG format!!


yeah but I can't exactly take my record player along with me when I go walking now can i?

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Howard on 06/29/09 at 6:01 am



And I did on my show this past Friday. O0



What songs?

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Dude111 on 06/29/09 at 8:15 am

yeah but I can't exactly take my record player along with me when I go walking now can i?

Hehehe i guess not!

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: snozberries on 06/29/09 at 8:18 am


Hehehe i guess not!


;D

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Midas on 07/02/09 at 4:10 pm


yeah but I can't exactly take my record player along with me when I go walking now can i?


Lookee here! :D

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Howard on 07/02/09 at 4:21 pm


Lookee here! :D


Tone Loc?

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Midas on 07/02/09 at 4:42 pm


Tone Loc?


Dude in the video has a strap-on portable turntable!

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Howard on 07/02/09 at 4:50 pm


Dude in the video has a strap-on portable turntable!


nobody has turntables anymore.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Frank on 07/02/09 at 6:00 pm


nobody has turntables anymore.

I still have one.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: snozberries on 07/02/09 at 10:16 pm


Lookee here! :D


I need me one of those walkman record player thingys!  ;D


good call midas!


BTW... did I tell you that in the 60s my dad actually had a record player in his car.... hmmmm imagine the skipping when he took curves adn hit the bumps in the road  ;D

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Howard on 07/03/09 at 7:02 am


I still have one.


Does it still work?

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Frank on 07/04/09 at 1:10 am


Does it still work?

Yes it does.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Dominic L. on 07/04/09 at 2:48 am

When my grandpa died in 2007, I got some of his records (you know, the ones that interested me...) There are tons of jazz records in his collection, so most of the jazz I listen to is on vinyl. I don't mind it, because the warmth of vinyl works better on jazz recordings than rock. Although I wish I could put these things on my Zune...

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Howard on 07/04/09 at 7:03 am


Yes it does.


Does it play as good as it sounds?

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Frank on 07/04/09 at 4:11 pm


Does it play as good as it sounds?

It sounds like a record player. How do you expect it to sound?
It's not a CD.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Howard on 07/04/09 at 7:18 pm


It sounds like a record player. How do you expect it to sound?
It's not a CD.




No I mean with the crackling and scratching sound.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Frank on 07/04/09 at 7:24 pm

Yup, snap crackle and pop at times.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Howard on 07/04/09 at 7:31 pm


Yup, snap crackle and pop at times.


How do you preserve your vinyls? ???

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Frank on 07/04/09 at 7:33 pm


How do you preserve your vinyls? ???

I only have 1 left, and I keep it it's plastic cover.
I'll probably throiw it away one day.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Howard on 07/04/09 at 7:59 pm


I only have 1 left, and I keep it it's plastic cover.
I'll probably throiw it away one day.


No,keep it it may be worth money.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Frank on 07/04/09 at 11:25 pm

Not this K-Tel album.

I sold some Beatles albums a few years ago, got about 75 bucks for them.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Howard on 07/05/09 at 6:56 am


Not this K-Tel album.

I sold some Beatles albums a few years ago, got about 75 bucks for them.


Was it the Beatles from the 60's or 1970's era?

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Dominic L. on 07/05/09 at 7:38 pm


Was it the Beatles from the 60's or 1970's era?


The Beatles broke up at the end of the '60s!

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Frank on 07/06/09 at 12:11 am


Was it the Beatles from the 60's or 1970's era?

Um, I think the Only 70's album was "Let it be" and the "Double Red" and "Double Blue" albums that came out in 1973, as a Greatest hits package.


The Beatles broke up at the end of the '60s!


sadness....They were so damn good.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Philip Eno on 07/06/09 at 2:27 am


The Beatles broke up at the end of the '60s!

Um, I think the Only 70's album was "Let it be" and the "Double Red" and "Double Blue" albums that came out in 1973, as a Greatest hits package.

sadness....They were so damn good.
McCartney was deeply dissatisfied with Spector's treatment of "The Long and Winding Road" and unsuccessfully attempted to halt release of Spector's version of the song. McCartney publicly announced the break-up on 10 April 1970, a week before releasing his first solo album, McCartney.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Howard on 07/06/09 at 5:46 am


The Beatles broke up at the end of the '60s!


They would've made more good music if it hadn't been for the feud.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: snozberries on 07/11/09 at 12:06 pm


They would've made more good music if it hadn't been for the feud.


DAmn that Yoko Ono!  :P

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Philip Eno on 07/11/09 at 3:15 pm


They would've made more good music if it hadn't been for the feud.
Very much debatable on that.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Frank on 07/11/09 at 4:35 pm


They would've made more good music if it hadn't been for the feud.


Very much debatable on that.

I agree with Philip. They were 4 guys going in different directions (getting married, starting a family, etc..)
It was already evedent (that things weren't FAB) in the White Album after the boys returned from India

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Howard on 07/11/09 at 6:48 pm


Very much debatable on that.


Who started it all? ???

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: snozberries on 07/11/09 at 6:49 pm


Who started it all? ???

Yoko Ono

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Howard on 07/11/09 at 6:50 pm


Yoko Ono


No wonder.  ::)

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Philip Eno on 07/12/09 at 4:14 am


Who started it all? ???
The late Allen Klein

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Howard on 07/12/09 at 6:44 am

McCartney continued to distrust Klein, though admitting to him at one point "If you are screwing us, I don't see how." Following their informal agreement to split in late 1969, he eventually sued the other three Beatles for what he called "a divorce," and the Beatles as a business unit came to an end. McCartney has stated he chose to legally dissolve the Beatles rather than allow Klein to milk and diminish their artistic legacy.

(article from wiki)^

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Midas on 07/22/09 at 10:13 am

You know, I don't think I have any Beatles records.  :-\\

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Philip Eno on 07/22/09 at 10:15 am


You know, I don't think I have any Beatles records.  :-\\
I have and I cannot play them.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Howard on 07/22/09 at 4:18 pm


I have and I cannot play them.



Do you have a victrola?

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Philip Eno on 07/22/09 at 4:19 pm



Do you have a victrola?
No quite, it an antique.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Howard on 07/22/09 at 4:20 pm


No quite, it an antique.


Could you sell it?

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Philip Eno on 07/22/09 at 4:20 pm


Could you sell it?
I do not have one.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Howard on 07/22/09 at 4:21 pm


I do not have one.


I don't have one either,I used to.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Philip Eno on 07/22/09 at 4:22 pm


I don't have one either,I used to.
What happened to your one?

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Howard on 07/22/09 at 4:23 pm


What happened to your one?



It probably broke,my Father has some old vintage records.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Philip Eno on 07/22/09 at 4:24 pm



It probably broke,my Father has some old vintage records.
Still has the records?

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Howard on 07/22/09 at 4:25 pm


Still has the records?


Yes downstairs in the basement and they smell from oldness.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: gemini on 07/22/09 at 4:26 pm

I bought a GE Wildcat Record Player at the flea market a couple months ago. It needed a needle so I got one off ebay and darned if that record player doesn't play excellent!  I got out my record case and started playing all my old 45s, it was a hoot! It doesn't have the adapter thingy so I had to buy some of those yellow spacers. I love it. Just another one of my kitschy flea market finds.  I still have all of my Beatles albums and solo albums. I'd never part with those. I have a nice little collection of Beatles memorabilia also.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Philip Eno on 07/22/09 at 4:26 pm


Yes downstairs in the basement and they smell from oldness.
Clean them up and sell them on ebay?

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Howard on 07/22/09 at 4:27 pm


Clean them up and sell them on ebay?


I don't know if my father wants to sell them now.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Philip Eno on 07/22/09 at 4:28 pm


I don't know if my father wants to sell them now.
Treasured memories?

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Howard on 07/22/09 at 4:29 pm


Treasured memories?


One day we could be playing his records.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: fusefan on 07/29/09 at 9:08 pm

Heck yeah I play records. I collect them as a hobby. I also like to collect record players, old radios, tape players, and other assorted vintage audio.   8)
I have 2 crank up record players but they're  not victrolas. They,re some off-brands like Birch and Northrome.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Badfinger-fan on 07/29/09 at 10:19 pm


Heck yeah I play records. I collect them as a hobby. I also like to collect record players, old radios, tape players, and other assorted vintage audio.   8)
I have 2 crank up record players but they're  not victrolas. They,re some off-brands like Birch and Northrome.
so do you also have a suitcase type phonograph of the 60's

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: fusefan on 07/30/09 at 2:42 am


so do you also have a suitcase type phonograph of the 60's


Yeah i have 2 RCAs. one from the 50s or early 60s. Works with tubes and has alligator casing. but it needs a lot of work. (the part of the spindle for 33 and 16rpm speed is broken off and needs a new needle ect.)  And another one from the 70s, a white one. and that one needs a new needle.  :(
And they both have (had) that 16rpm speed. I've never seen a 16rpm record before.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: seamermar on 07/30/09 at 3:40 am

I have no courage to sell any of them neither.

When I got married long long ago, I ordered a heap of LP's to start in our after-wedding house the way we wanted to.

Those I had listened to in the radio and I loved, now there were spinning around in the living room.

Nowadays they sleep in a furniture, and I don't dare ever thinking in sell them.
Yes they are just memories lingering on ::)

I got no option  8)

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Howard on 07/30/09 at 6:40 am

We one day might play my Father's records but we never know how It'll sound after years of not playing it.

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Midas on 07/30/09 at 9:19 am

Here's my turntables:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v472/djmidas96/Records/Mixlab2009.jpg

Two Technics SL-1200 MKII turntables with Ortofon DJ cartridges/stylii and Stanton hypnotic slipmats.  8)

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: karen on 07/30/09 at 3:37 pm


Yeah i have 2 RCAs. one from the 50s or early 60s. Works with tubes and has alligator casing. but it needs a lot of work. (the part of the spindle for 33 and 16rpm speed is broken off and needs a new needle ect.)  And another one from the 70s, a white one. and that one needs a new needle.  :(
And they both have (had) that 16rpm speed. I've never seen a 16rpm record before.


My parents had a couple of records played at 16 rpm.

It's also good for a laugh playing other records at different speeds.

They had a Dansette like this one, but theirs had legs rather than the table top version shown here

http://www.freewebs.com/bedford_audio/Conquest2.jpg

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Paul on 07/30/09 at 3:45 pm


Here's my turntables:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v472/djmidas96/Records/Mixlab2009.jpg

Two Technics SL-1200 MKII turntables with Ortofon DJ cartridges/stylii and Stanton hypnotic slipmats.  8)


Good Lord! Looks like Mission Control!  :o

My set-up (as was, in the days of steam-powered turntables!) was a fraction of this, but probably weighed just as much, if not more!  :D

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Paul on 07/30/09 at 3:47 pm


My parents had a couple of records played at 16 rpm.

It's also good for a laugh playing other records at different speeds.


I vividly remember playing Lee Marvin's 'Wand'rin' Star' at 16rpm...otherwordly, and a little bit unsettling!

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: karen on 07/30/09 at 3:52 pm


I vividly remember playing Lee Marvin's 'Wand'rin' Star' at 16rpm...otherwordly, and a little bit unsettling!


Do you know I think we did that as well!

Pinky and Perky singles played at 78rpm are also funny!

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Paul on 07/30/09 at 3:58 pm


Do you know I think we did that as well!


I think it was an unwritten rule for anyone with a 16rpm speed option!

Pinky and Perky singles played at 78rpm are also funny!


Some of the sounds I hear coming out of people's iPods on the train sound remarkably like this!  ::)

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Midas on 07/30/09 at 4:22 pm


Good Lord! Looks like Mission Control!  :o

My set-up (as was, in the days of steam-powered turntables!) was a fraction of this, but probably weighed just as much, if not more!  :D


;D

I don't even use the cassette deck and rarely use the CD burner underneath it anymore.  Mission control is fed into my PC and I record mixes directly to MP3 and if I burn them on to CD I run the MP3 file through Adobe Audition so I can index the tracks.

If I ever do mobile work I'm just lugging the mixer/CD console.  Too much trouble to lug two turntables and records everywhere. :P

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Paul on 07/30/09 at 4:44 pm


If I ever do mobile work I'm just lugging the mixer/CD console.  Too much trouble to lug two turntables and records everywhere. :P


Gad! You've never lived!

I had arms like Popeye for years!  :D

Subject: Re: Do you still play records?

Written By: Howard on 07/30/09 at 5:19 pm


Here's my turntables:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v472/djmidas96/Records/Mixlab2009.jpg

Two Technics SL-1200 MKII turntables with Ortofon DJ cartridges/stylii and Stanton hypnotic slipmats.  8)


Wow,that's a cool turntable.  :)

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