Gift Idea: A $36,000 Turntable

If you’re a Wall Street hedge fund manager and you’re looking to spend the last dregs of your multi-million-dollar bonus, you might want to pick yourself up one of these: the new Spiral Groove turntable.

The motor and platter assembly is $30,000 USD.  If you want a tonearm, that’s another $6K.  I don’t know if that includes the cartrige.  Read more at Digial Music News.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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