Monthly Archives: June 2012

LP-ing Etiquette

Dos and Don’ts: Everyday guide to enjoying hi-fidelity audio’s best medium Don’t… under estimate the amount of LP storage space you need. It can consume your newly bought IKEA LP rack in no time. Do… your LP selection and sequence them before … Continue reading

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LP Wall ~ Framing Your LP

This webmaster loves LP cover art. Some years back, I blogged about “CD Killed the LP Cover Art” to voice my displeasure. LP cover has always been part of the music, and some of us even buy an album because of … Continue reading

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10 Worthy LPs For Your Collection

Martin first wrote this article in Chinese for 1388.com some 12 years ago. To me, this article is as relevant to Martin as it is now and we thought it would be interesting to repost it here. So, if you would pardon … Continue reading

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LP Quality Control

Many of you know that we only sell high quality LP and encourage you (our customers) to play only clean copies. Clean vinyl not only sound better and hence more enjoyable, it also prolongs your cartridge’s life. To continuously achieve our … Continue reading

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Inner Groove Distortion (IGD)

Putting it simply by Robert Harley of TAS Inner Groove Distortion or IGD is the “shattering” sound you may experience in the upper register towards the end of each side of the LP. Quoting from Issue 172 TAS from the … Continue reading

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Q&A with Martin, Our Resident Analogue Expert

In the second part Martin (Modular Audio’s resident turntable expert) shares with us his thoughts and playing experiences and looking back the fun filled years of how it all started. Question: Can you describe the first time you heard a … Continue reading

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Cantopop Made In Japan

Our last article Most Expensive Chinese LP, drew some curious feedback from you and we are encouraged by it. At the same time we are not exactly please because we still haven’t found a happy home for this gem. We reckon … Continue reading

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The Most Expensive Chinese LP

This is a very rare LP of George Lam (EMS 81298) because it is the only Japan LP release from him (not counting the re-issues). Consisting of his greatest hits from his days with EMI label, this LP was touted to … Continue reading

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Martin’s Hi-Fi Journey

Modular Audio’s very own Martin Ng’s Hi Fi journey is quite eventful and of interest to some of you. How did he start? What was his technical background? How does he feel about analogue (LP) as our resident Analogue Expert? With … Continue reading

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Enjoying Your Turntable System

Are you enjoying music from your turntable? Yes? Not yet? It should be nothing but “fun, fun fun” like the Beach Boys did. Having said that, we’re dead serious to say that getting a turntable right is our business. You see, the turntable is largely … Continue reading

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