Sys-hop – My Visit to Larry’s, by Dan Rubin

Dec 27, 2018

If you want to understand a key benefit to SFAS membership, read on. Larry Deniston recently posted his Technics SL-1200G turntable for sale in the Buy and Sell Locally forum at the SFAS website forums.

The Young Shops Vinyl

Aug 13, 2013


Vinyl – “I’m Swimming in the Sound”

Mar 10, 2013

Q magazine features this article about a 20-year-old’s first experience listening to vinyl – LZ’s “Whole Lotta Love” no less.

It had to happen: First 3D-printed Record Albums

Dec 20, 2012

See this Wired article for a demo and an explanation by the engineer.

OK, so sound quality is about that achieved by Edison.

Are “Record Players” Better-sounding?

Dec 04, 2012

OK, don’t shoot me over what you read…

Quora, a popular and high-quality opinions site, has this to say on the matter.

WOW – The Craziest Record Ever?

Nov 22, 2012

For the vinyl person who has every thing – an LP consisting of one note.

That’s right, the whole record is a single pitch.

Life at 33 RPM – A Vinyl Story

Oct 22, 2012

“Vinylmania” is coming to San Fran – details here.

Also, you may want to check out this charity record sale on Nov 10th (same day as the movie),

Throw on some vinyl – literally

May 15, 2012

I suspect that many of our analog members are wincing….


Coolest Stereo Ever (If Apple Existed in 1961…)

Feb 25, 2012

Just lovely. Designed by the inimitable Dieter Rams, it featured a 6-tube amp and cord drive.

Affectionately called the “Snow White Coffin”

Alón’s Audio Array

Feb 05, 2012

Updated March 12, 2014

Analogue Source: Townshend Rock 7 Turntable, Merlin 3 Power Supply, Excalibur 3 Tone Arm, Ortofon Cadenza Bronze.
Digital Source: Macbook Pro, Audirvana,