We are pleased to announce a new change in specification for the supervised Shoji “Swifty” Sugawara Jazz Cafe “BASIE” replacement needle “VN35EB” to become the
In commemoration of the launch of the World’s Best turntable,the new series Technics SL-1200, and JICO‘s new MM J44 Cartridge, an Analog Record-Only event “TURNTABLE
We interviewed Mr. MItsuhiro Asakawa who is the manga editor and repairs and sells the vintage cartridges. https://www.facebook.com/KabutaAudioLab/ – I heard you were the editor
This time, we interview Katsuaki Maegaki, who runs “borzoi record” in Tottori, Japan. – Why did you get interested in records? In the first place,
We interviewed AYU, a disc jockey of radio program “Record Cafe”. – How did you become a radio disc jockey? I was not a main
We interviewed Mr. Yozo Kumitake. He runs “EAD Record” in Koenji, Tokyo. He also develops the audio equipments. – What is “EAD” of the shop
Hachioji is the western part of Tokyo and 35 minutes from Shinjuku by train. The city has the different atmosphere from that of the center of
“When it comes to DJing, specifically Scratching and Beat Juggling, a smooth stylus is EVERYTHING!
Speaking of everything, I’ve tested a plethora of needles for the last 30 plus years at home, house parties, clubs, DJ battles, and on tour.
So I know what to look for in a dependable stylus. JICO’s new J44 is a Turntablist’s dream.
The way it performs on my turntables is second to none. After a few minutes of practicing with the J44 it was easy to notice the precision with which the needle tracked the vinyl as I scratched the record back and forth or rewound.
What’s more, it didn’t wear the grooves on the records I was using like other needles I’ve used in the past.
From a sonic perspective, the needle projected sound from my vinyl collection in the highest fidelity.
So you won’t have to worry about issues with distortion.
I recommend the J44 to anyone who takes pride in DJing with vinyl or DVS.”
-DJ Rob Swift