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  • Ortofon 2M 78 Phono Cartridge Ortofon 2M 78 Phono Cartridge Quick View

    $125.00
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    Ortofon 2M 78 Phono Cartridge

    Ortofon


    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    Spherical 65um Diamond, true mono, for 78s


    The 2M 78 Series - the true MONO from Ortofon!


    2M are designed for precise and accurate retrieval of the information in the record groove. Our philosophy is to play the record sound as accurate as possible, without coloring the sound. We have optimized the design for ease of mounting the cartridge, weight and size to fit the most common turntables at the market today.


    The name 2M was selected among several ideas. We wanted a modern name that would be easy to pronounce and to remember, and therefore an alpha numerical name was chosen. 2M means MM, which is the abbreviation for moving magnet.


    Of course the 2M isn't just another pretty face. It has been engineered to the highest standards and is congruent with the unrelenting commitment of Ortofon to provide the most precise and accurate reproduction possible without coloration.


    The 2M series of cartridges feature Ortofon's trademark split pole pins, an invention that enables moving magnet cartridges to have a flat frequency response, as with a moving coil cartridge. Split pole pins were invented by Ortofon, and were originally presented in the 500 series and Super OM series.


    The 2M 78 features a 65um diamond for playback of 78rpm records, and a true-mono engine.

    Ortofon Cartridges
    $125.00
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  • 78 RPM Tube And Tube Holder 78 RPM Tube And Tube Holder Quick View

    $80.00
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    78 RPM Tube And Tube Holder

    VPI


    For 10'' Records


    Upgrade your VPI 16.5 to 78rpm cleaning ability with this simple, cost effective upgrade. Kit includes a 78rpm vacuum tube and tube holder.

    VPI Accessories
    $80.00
    78 RPM Tube And Tube Holder - For 10 Records Buy Now
  • Merritone Rock Steady 2: This Music Got Soul 1966-1967 Merritone Rock Steady 2: This Music Got Soul 1966-1967 Quick View

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    Merritone Rock Steady 2: This Music Got Soul 1966-1967

    American rhythm & blues fervor, boosted by a multitude of sound systems playing 78rpm records on increasingly larger sets, gripped Jamaica from the late forties onwards but, towards the end of the decade, the American audience began to move towards a somewhat softer sound. The driving rhythm & blues discs became increasingly hard to find and the more progressive Jamaican sound system operators, realizing that they now needed to make their own music, turned to Kingston's jazz and big band musicians to record one-off custom cut discs. These were not initially intended for commercial release but designed solely for sound system play on acetate or 'dub plates' as they would later be termed. These 'specials' soon began to eclipse the popularity of American rhythm & blues and the demand for their locally produced music proved so great that the sound system operators began to release their music commercially on vinyl and became record producers. Clement 'Coxsone' Dodd, Duke Reid 'The Trojan' and Prince Buster, who operated his Voice Of The People Sound System, were among the first to establish themselves in this new role and the nascent Jamaican recording industry now went into overdrive.


    In 1954 Ken Khouri had numbered among the first far-sighted entrepreneurs to produce mento records with local musicians (mento is Jamaica's original indigenous music) before progressing to opening Jamaica's first record manufacturing plant. Three years later he moved his operation to Foreshore Road (later renamed Marcus Garvey Drive) where, with the assistance of the inestimable Graeme Goodall, he updated and upgraded his recording studio. The importance of this enterprising move was critical to the development of Jamaican music and its influence both profound and far-reaching.


    "It was Ken Khouri's Federal Recording Studio, the womb that gave birth to the talented writers, artists and musicians that gave Jamaica its musical identity." Prince Buster


    Federal Records was not only the place for the sound system men to record their music but it was also where they had their records manufactured and, consequently, the company enjoyed a near-total monopoly on recording and record pressing in Kingston. In 1963 Ken Khouri sold his one track board to Clement 'Coxsone' Dodd, who established Studio One, and Ken imported the first stereo equipment to Jamaica and Federal began making stereo records. The following year WIRL (West Indies Records Limited) opened but the competition served to drive the company on to higher heights. Ken Khouri continued to work on his own productions and, in 1966, the seven-inch release of Hopeton Lewis' 'Take It Easy', recorded under the guidance of Trinidadian guitarist Lynn Taitt, ushered in the rock steady era.


    These two essential albums showcase a stunning selection of well-known hits, and not so well-known rarities, from the vast Federal catalog. All tracks have been transferred direct from the master tapes and assembled with the invaluable assistance of Ken Khouri's son, Paul Khouri, who generously gave Dub Store unlimited access to the Federal tape vaults. The extensive liner notes feature extracts from extensive interviews with Paul Khouri whose knowledgeable recollections of working on Marcus Garvey Drive, not only as a producer but as an engineer and musician, are illuminating and educational. Both sets present an insight into the birth and growth of Federal Records and the Jamaican recording industry and are essential to an understanding of the real roots of reggae music.

    1. This Music Got Soul (Hopeton Lewis)
    2. Let Me Come On Home (Hopeton Lewis)
    3. Walk On By (The Zodiacs)
    4. We Gonna Make It (The Termites)
    5. Fountain Bliss (The Dynamites)
    6. Rock A Shacka (Hopeton Lewis)
    7. Don't Cry (Hopeton Lewis)
    8. House Upon The Hill (The Royals)
    9. Real Gone Sweet (The Tartans)
    10. Roling Rolling (The Tartans)
    11. I Don't Want Trouble (Hopeton Lewis)
    12. Lester Sterling Special (Lester Sterling)
    13. If You Don't Love Me (take 1) [The Dynamites]
    14. Don't Take That Train (The Tartans)
    15. Batman (Early Take) [Lynn Taitt & The Jets]
    16. Oh Tell Me Darling (Hopeton Lewis)
    17. I'm Ready (The Tartans)
    18. Take Me Back (Henry Buckley)
    19. Sounds Of Silence (Roland Alphonso)
    20. Batman (Early Take Rehearsal) [Lynn Taitt & The Jets]
    21. Merritone False Starts 2 (The Federal All Stars)
    Various Artists
    $32.99
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  • Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Esprit SB DC Turntable - White (On Sale) Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Esprit SB DC Turntable - White (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

    $599.00 $549.00 Save $50.00 (8%)

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    Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Esprit SB DC Turntable - White (On Sale)


    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    With Ortofon 2M Red


    The most-wanted audiophile design turntable with carbon tonearm, 3 speeds and DC power supply!


    The new DEBUT CARBON ESPRIT SB (DC) has been designed to set new standards in this category for the coming decade - perfectly timed as analogue today is again a respected source, while the demand for good turntables with all speeds is growing fast!


    The CARBON TUBE for the tonearm increases stiffness and decreases unwanted resonance. This material normally is extensively used in high end tonearms, but - because of cost reasons - was never used in products at lower price levels. Together with other improvements like an increase in platter size and weight to realize even smoother rotation, the overall sound quality is greatly improved.
    The approved belt drive design offers low noise AC motor with effective motor decoupling (utilising TPE), ultra precision frequency DC-driven AC generator for ultimate speed stability.


    Ultimate convenience is achieved, because of electronic speed change (Speed Box) and the possibility of playing 78rpm. A simple exchange of stylus to 2M78 (not included) and a drive belt turnover to larger diameter of pulley is required, that's all!


    ProJect Audio Systems
    $599.00 $549.00 Save $50.00 (8%)
    Debut Carbon Esprit SB DC Buy Now
  • Prestige Series 78E Cartridge Prestige Series 78E Cartridge Quick View

    $150.00
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    Prestige Series 78E Cartridge

    The Prestige Series of 78-RPM cartridges are designed for high output and excellent stability under even severe use. Each cartridge can be used for either archival or casual play without concern for undue wear on the record. All Grado 78 cartridges have a considerable reduction in tip mass resulting in extended frequency response while tracking forces can range from 2-5 grams. The experts acclaim these cartridges as virtually the finest 78-rpm cartridges in the world.


    The Prestige model 78E uses a modified four piece OTL cantilever technology, oxygen free wire in the coils and a specially designed, high polished, conical/spherical 3 mil. diamond mounted in a brass bushing.


     

    Frequency Response: 10-50

    Principal: MI

    Channel Separation at 1KHz: 35

    Input Load: 47K

    Output at 1KHz 5CM/Sec.: 5mV

    Recommended Tracking Force: 2.5

    Stylus Type: C

    Inductance: 45mH

    Resistance: 475

    Stylus Replacement F: U

    Mounting: S/P

    Weight: 5.5



    This product is not eligible for discount.

    Grado Cartridges
    $150.00
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  • A Moon Shaped Pool (Deluxe) A Moon Shaped Pool (Deluxe) Quick View

    $99.99
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    A Moon Shaped Pool (Deluxe)

    Case Bound Album, Inspired By The Albums For 78rpm Shellac Records In The Library Of La Fabrique, France


    32 Pages Of Artwork


    The 11 Track Album On Two Heavyweight 12" Vinyl Records


    Two Compact Discs: One With The Album And One With Two Extra Tracks


    Recording Tape Belly Band Applied


    A Moon Shaped Pool is the ninth studio album from Radiohead, featuring "Burn The Witch," "Daydreaming" and "True Love Waits."

    LP 1
    1. Burn The Witch
    2. Daydreaming
    3. Decks Dark
    4. Desert Island Disk
    5. Ful Stop


    LP 2
    1. Glass Eyes
    2. Identikit
    3. The Numbers
    4. Present Tense
    5. Tinker Tailor Soldier Sailor Rich Man Poor Man Beggar Man Thief
    6. True Love Waits


    CD 1
    1. Burn The Witch
    2. Daydreaming
    3. Decks Dark
    4. Desert Island Disk
    5. Ful Stop
    6. Glass Eyes
    7. Identikit
    8. The Numbers
    9. Present Tense
    10. Tinker Tailor Soldier Sailor Rich Man Poor Man Beggar Man Thief
    11. True Love Waits


    CD 2
    1. Ill Wind
    2. Spectre

    Radiohead
    $99.99
    Vinyl LP + 2 CDs - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
  • Ortofon 2M 78 - Replacement Stylus Ortofon 2M 78 - Replacement Stylus Quick View

    $93.00
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    Ortofon 2M 78 - Replacement Stylus

    Ortofon


    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    Replacement Stylus For The Ortofon 2M Mono


    2M are designed for precise and accurate retrieval of the information in the record groove. Our philosophy is to play the record sound as accurate as possible, without coloring the sound. We have optimized the design for ease of mounting the cartridge, weight and size to fit the most common turntables at the market today.


    The name 2M was selected among several ideas. We wanted a modern name that would be easy to pronounce and to remember, and therefore an alpha numerical name was chosen. 2M means MM, which is the abbreviation for moving magnet.


    Of course the 2M isn't just another pretty face. It has been engineered to the highest standards and is congruent with the unrelenting commitment of Ortofon to provide the most precise and accurate reproduction possible without coloration.


    The 2M series of cartridges feature Ortofon's trademark split pole pins, an invention that enables moving magnet cartridges to have a flat frequency response, as with a moving coil cartridge. Split pole pins were invented by Ortofon, and were originally presented in the 500 series and Super OM series.


    The 2M 78 features a 65um diamond for playback of 78rpm records, and a true-mono engine.

    Ortofon Cartridges
    $93.00
    Replacement Stylus Buy Now
  • Clearaudio Concept Wood Turntable CARTRIDGE/TONEARM OPTIONS Clearaudio Concept Wood Turntable Quick View

    $2,200.00
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    Clearaudio Concept Wood Turntable


    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    **All Cartridges Installed Free Of Charge**


    The Concept Wood turntable furthers the sonic excellence of the award-winning Concept turntable. The Concept Wood uses a baltic birch, constrained layer plinth that is both visually attractive and sonically rich and smooth. The aluminum machined sub-platter and rear-mounted fine speed adjustments are an upgrade from the original Concept design. The Concept Wood is equipped with the Satisfy Black tonearm, which features a 3-point mechanical bearing, magnetic anti-skate, and hard-wired tonearm cable. You can upgrade to the Satisfy Carbon Fiber tonearm for enhanced musicality and imaging. A high-quality Clearaudio moving magnet (Concept MM) or moving coil (Concept MC) cartridge can be pre-mounted to complete this setup. The Concept is belt-driven by a low-noise, decoupled DC motor built into the baltic birch plinth. The platter is made of 30mm-thick polymer (POM), an engineering thermoplastic with a weighted rim for increased fly-wheel effect, providing greater speed stability. The Concept Wood plays at three speeds - 33rpm, 45rpm, and 78rpm - selectable by an Electronic Speed Control knob.


    Clearaudio Turntables
    $2,200.00
    Concept Wood Turntable - Cartridge/Tonearm Options
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  • Prestige Series 78C Cartridge Prestige Series 78C Cartridge Quick View

    $90.00
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    Prestige Series 78C Cartridge

    The Prestige Series of 78-RPM cartridges are designed for high output and excellent stability under even severe use. Each cartridge can be used for either archival or casual play without concern for undue wear on the record. All Grado 78 cartridges have a considerable reduction in tip mass resulting in extended frequency response while tracking forces can range from 2-5 grams. The experts acclaim these cartridges as virtually the finest 78-rpm cartridges in the world.


    The Prestige model 78C uses a three-piece OTL cantilever technology, oxygen free wire in the coils and a specially designed, high polished conical/spherical 3 mil. diamond mounted in a brass bushing.


     


    Frequency Response: 10-50

    Principal: MI

    Channel Separation at 1KHz: 35

    Input Load: 47K

    Output at 1KHz 5CM/Sec.: 5mV

    Recommended Tracking Force: 2.5

    Stylus Type: C

    Inductance: 45mH

    Resistance: 475

    Stylus Replacement F: U

    Mounting: S/P

    Weight: 5.5



    This product is not eligible for discount.

    Grado Cartridges
    $90.00
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  • Birth Of The Cool Birth Of The Cool Quick View

    $19.99
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    Birth Of The Cool

    Capitol Records 75th Anniversary Vinyl


    Birth of the Cool is a compilation album by American jazz musician Miles Davis, originally released in 1957 on Capitol Records. It compiles twelve tracks recorded by Davis's nonet for the label over the course of three sessions during 1949 and 1950.


    Featuring unusual instrumentation and several notable musicians, the music consisted of innovative arrangements influenced by classical music techniques such as polyphony, and marked a major development in post-bebop jazz. As the title implies, these recordings are considered seminal in the history of cool jazz. Most of them were originally released in the 10-inch 78-rpm format and are all approximately three minutes long.

    1. Jeru
    2. Move
    3. Godchild
    4. Budo
    5. Venus de Milo
    6. Rouge
    7. Boplicity
    8. Israel
    8. Deception
    10. Rocker
    11. Moon Dreams
    12. Darn That Dream
    Miles Davis
    $19.99
    Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • Be Kind To A Man When He's Down Be Kind To A Man When He's Down Quick View

    $24.99
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    Be Kind To A Man When He's Down

    Drawing from the vast spectrum of traditional American country and blues music from the 1920s and early '30s, Eden & Johns East River String Band (Eden Brower & John Heneghan) create some of the most authentic sounding renditions of these songs today.


    Their fourth release, Be Kind To A Man When He's Down, contains songs from Frank Stokes, Pink Anderson, Big Chief Henry's String Band and many more. It features special guests Robert Crumb (underground comic legend, Cheap Suit Serenaders) on mandolin, Dom Flemons (Carolina Chocolate Drops) on guitar and old-time music legend Pat Conte (Canebreak Rattlers, Otis Brothers) on fiddle, banjo, guitar, harmonica and vocals. It features an amazing cover by Crumb as did their last two records, Drunken Barrel House Blues and Some Cold Rainy Day.


    Eden and John's East River String Band cover black country blues from the 78-rpm era with crisp fervor and a natural flair that suggests loving study and a respect for the hard lives and flight for joy on the original records. - David Fricke/Rolling Stone

    1. Gonna Tip Out Tonight

    2. So Sorry Dear
    3. Fare Thee Blues
    4. Beaver Slide Rag
    5. Be Kind To A Man When He's Down
    6. Twelve Pound Daddy
    7. On The Banks of the Kaney
    8. Swanee River
    9. How Long
    10. There's More Pretty Girls Than One
    11. Hy Patillion
    12. Old Black Dog Medley
    13. The Girl I Left Behind Me
    14. Oh Suzanna
    Eden & John's East River String Band
    $24.99
    Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Esprit SB DC Turntable - Black (On Sale) Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Esprit SB DC Turntable - Black (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

    $599.00 $549.00 Save $50.00 (8%)

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    Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Esprit SB DC Turntable - Black (On Sale)


    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    With Ortofon 2M Red


    The most-wanted audiophile design turntable with carbon tonearm, 3 speeds and DC power supply!


    The new DEBUT CARBON ESPRIT SB (DC) has been designed to set new standards in this category for the coming decade - perfectly timed as analogue today is again a respected source, while the demand for good turntables with all speeds is growing fast!


    The CARBON TUBE for the tonearm increases stiffness and decreases unwanted resonance. This material normally is extensively used in high end tonearms, but - because of cost reasons - was never used in products at lower price levels. Together with other improvements like an increase in platter size and weight to realize even smoother rotation, the overall sound quality is greatly improved.
    The approved belt drive design offers low noise AC motor with effective motor decoupling (utilising TPE), ultra precision frequency DC-driven AC generator for ultimate speed stability.


    Ultimate convenience is achieved, because of electronic speed change (Speed Box) and the possibility of playing 78rpm. A simple exchange of stylus to 2M78 (not included) and a drive belt turnover to larger diameter of pulley is required, that's all!


    ProJect Audio Systems
    $599.00 $549.00 Save $50.00 (8%)
    Debut Carbon Esprit SB DC Buy Now
  • Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Esprit SB DC Turntable - Red (On Sale) Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Esprit SB DC Turntable - Red (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

    $599.00 $549.00 Save $50.00 (8%)

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    Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Esprit SB DC Turntable - Red (On Sale)


    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    With Ortofon 2M Red


    The most-wanted audiophile design turntable with carbon tonearm, 3 speeds and DC power supply!


    The new DEBUT CARBON ESPRIT SB (DC) has been designed to set new standards in this category for the coming decade - perfectly timed as analogue today is again a respected source, while the demand for good turntables with all speeds is growing fast!


    The CARBON TUBE for the tonearm increases stiffness and decreases unwanted resonance. This material normally is extensively used in high end tonearms, but - because of cost reasons - was never used in products at lower price levels. Together with other improvements like an increase in platter size and weight to realize even smoother rotation, the overall sound quality is greatly improved.
    The approved belt drive design offers low noise AC motor with effective motor decoupling (utilising TPE), ultra precision frequency DC-driven AC generator for ultimate speed stability.


    Ultimate convenience is achieved, because of electronic speed change (Speed Box) and the possibility of playing 78rpm. A simple exchange of stylus to 2M78 (not included) and a drive belt turnover to larger diameter of pulley is required, that's all!


    ProJect Audio Systems
    $599.00 $549.00 Save $50.00 (8%)
    Debut Carbon Esprit SB DC Buy Now
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