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The Vinyl Countdown

May 17, 2005

With CD-Js and Serato/Final Scratch-type programs becoming more and more sophisticated (and affordable), it seems extravagant to drop a few months rent on Vestax's VRX-2000 home dub-plate kit. Which is exactly why we'd do it. COMPLETELY OVER THE TOP!

Thing is, none of the new technofriendly computerized methods give you an actual factual piece of wax at the end, primed for collecting/fetishizing/scratching the hell out of. The Vestax joint does. As one member of the FADER staff so aptly put it, "what else are you going to do when Sizzla comes over?"

Posted: May 17, 2005
The Vinyl Countdown