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Archival Turntables: Califone Promenade

In lieu of going to the gym, I’m hosting an LP recreation hour at home.  My turntable of choice is the portable Califone Promenade.  I was fortunate enough to score mine at a local Boys & Girls Club garage sale.  The Promenande is a tube amp player with speed adjustments for 16, 33, 45 and …

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From the Archives: ¡Something Festive!

¡Something Festive! is my all time favorite holiday LP. I bring it out right after Thanksgiving (along with Christmas on the Bandstand) and keep it on the turntable well into January. I own multiples copies of SF for fear that it will be damaged or lost or permanently disappear from the second hand market (a …

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Wishful Shopping – Analog Edition

Here are some analog items that I wish I were buying as gifts (or, in a true Christmas miracle, unwrapping myself).  Since many of these artifacts are out of production or difficult to source,  I  recommend that you print out the images below and create your own wishful tree ornaments.   Contax T2 – via …

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