Cartridge 101: How Does Vinyl Work?

Vinyl records have come a long way since Thomas Edison first recorded sound onto a wax-coated cardboard cylinder back in 1877. Primitive though it was, Edison’s phonograph, and later the

Cartridge 101: How to Replace a Record Player Needle

If you’re asking how to replace a record player needle, you might be thinking in outdated turntable terminology dating back to the Victrola days, when they used actual cactus needles

Cartridge 101: How to Clean Your Record Needle

Now that you’ve become a turntable owner and your record collection is growing, you need to learn how to clean your record needle if you want the sound quality of

Sumiko Pearwood Celebration II: HiFi News

 “Sumiko's attempt at filling what it sees as a gap in its lineup has been a huge success. …it has a poise, polish and panache that is alluringly addictive. The way in which it disdainfully shrugs off poorer pressings is also a revelation. This is a welcome addition to a fine range.”  -Adam Smith, HiFi News, May 2020

Sumiko Songbird Low: Stereo Net

 “Sumiko's attempt at filling what it sees as a gap in its lineup has been a huge success. …it has a poise, polish and panache that is alluringly addictive. The way in which it disdainfully shrugs off poorer pressings is also a revelation. This is a welcome addition to a fine range.”  -Adam Smith, HiFi News, May 2020

Sumiko Starling: Hi-Fi News

 “Sumiko's attempt at filling what it sees as a gap in its lineup has been a huge success. …it has a poise, polish and panache that is alluringly addictive. The way in which it disdainfully shrugs off poorer pressings is also a revelation. This is a welcome addition to a fine range.”  -Adam Smith, HiFi News, May 2020