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Vinyl and turntables

All the vinyl and turntable articles, reviews, guides, and tutorials at Higher Hz.

The 5 best turntable speakers for any record player setup 2024

If there’s one thing we’ve learned from the vinyl resurgence, it is that there’s a legion of music enthusiasts who need the music to be tangible and look for a sense of impermanence in music that the digital simply can’t offer.

If you’re one of those music listeners who need to touch, feel, and admire a record, here are the best speakers you can pair with your turntable to enhance the beauty of your vinyl collection.

The 3 best phono preamps for your turntable in 2024

Getting a phono preamp is a necessary step in the life of every music enthusiast; sooner or later, you’ll feel the need to an extra layer of depth to your listening sessions, and upgrading the phone preamp of your hi-fi system is generally the way to go if you want to achieve great results at a reasonable price.

How to clean and take care of your vinyl record collection?

In the digital era we live in, vinyl records are not just surviving; they’re thriving! For many, the allure of vinyl lies in its tangible nature: the ritual of dropping the needle and the rich, analog sound that many audiophiles love is something no digital format can quite replicate.

The 7 best budget turntables to buy under $200, $300, and $500

The ever-expanding market of high-fidelity audio allows music enthusiasts of all levels and budgets to find the perfect gear that can meet their expectations without overstretching their finances. This is especially true when it comes to turntables.

Fluance RT81 review

If you’re familiar with my articles, you probably know I’m a big fan of audio gear that delivers a better sonic experience than its price would lead to believe. Fluance, a Canadian brand active since the late 90s, embodies the philosophy of affordable-yet-performing items for music reproduction I aim to celebrate.

The 13 best records and albums to own on vinyl

You might already have a vast record collection at home, or perhaps a long wish list you’re expanding every year with new titles to add to your physical music library.

Regardless of your taste in music, there are albums that an audiophile should own on vinyl simply because they sound better in an analog medium.