Revolution, The History of Turntable Design:
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The design, history, and cultural impact of turntables and vinyl technology: the twin powerhouses of the 'vinyl revival' phenomenon
Interest in turntables and records is enjoying a renaissance as analog natives and new converts find their enduring style and extraordinary sound inimitable. Revolution, a follow-up to Phaidon's beloved Hi-Fi: The History of High-End Audio Design, explores the design and cultural impact of the turntable, the component at the center of the 'vinyl revival'. An essential book for audiophiles, collectors, and design fans, Revolution showcases the fascinating history of turntables and vinyl technology from the 1950s to today's cutting-edge designs.
Written by Schwartz, author of Hi-Fi: The History of High-End Audio Design, who is an audio design expert and passionate about analog music, this book includes 300 illustrations from the world of turntables, from affordable to high-end, and everything in between. An essential addition to the bookshelf for analog natives and those new to the vinyl revival as well as music and design lovers.Specifications:
- Format: Hardback
- Size: 270 x 205 mm (10 5/8 x 8 1/8 in)
- Pages: 264 pp
- Illustrations: 300 illustrations
- ISBN: 9781838665616
Gideon Schwartz is a New-York born and based former attorney who retired from law to pursue his passion for audio equipment. The founder of ultra-high-end audio equipment company Audioarts, Schwartz has been a selfdescribed 'audio-nut' since childhood, and is driven by the search for what he calls 'musical truth'.