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The World’s Most Beloved Turntable is Coming Back
Why Technics decided to stop production of their iconic SL-1200 turntable about five years ago was something of a mystery. DJs and hi-fi aficionados worldwide were bereft. Since its introduction in 1972, its reputation as a tough and reliable turntable—one that gave birth to scratching, sample and thus indirectly rap and hip hop—made it a favourite of millions. Although to be fair, the vinyl resurrection was still in its early years when the decision was made to shut it all down. But now...

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