Thursday, 24 January 2013

Record Player Love

Today I would like to share with you a new love of ours... It's our beautiful Steepletone Record Player

We had been thinking about buying a record player for a while, and were unsure whether to go for a new vintage style model, or a used vintage model. My parents kindly treated us to this new model for our joint birthdays, and we are so chuffed with it! 

As well as being brand new (no traumatic past causing hidden damage), our Steepletone has a radio and USB plug in, and its wood veneer cabinet still holds a bit of vintage charm. The best of both worlds! 

Dire Straits Brothers in Arms

We are steadily growing our record collection from family members and charity shops - so much fun. The reason we wanted to start a record collection in the first place was to regain that feeling of listening to a whole album in the order it was meant to be played in. I am all for flicking around on iTunes, but sometimes it's nice to make listening to music into a bit of an event. The whole ritual of anyone with me on this? I love it! 

Hanging above our new baby is this print by Jimbob Art, quite appropriate don't you think? 

x Rachel 


  1. what a beauty! My boyfriend has a new looking one, I wish it was more vintage in style really! x

  2. Totally agree, I love our record player at home but wish it was more of a feature like this one. Nothing better than listening to album tracks :)

  3. I'd love to have one, one day...
    Katie xx

  4. This is really spooky, I'm about to get this for my 28th birthday, after my Grandad unloaded his massive LP collection onto me. Good to hear a great review of it!

    1. That is spooky! Hope you love it as much as I do :) xx

  5. I have always secretly wanted a record player, and always have to stop myself from buying one when I see vintage ones like this! xx

  6. :O oh I want one, this is amazing, it looks so cool, it would perfectly in my house. Where did you get it and how much?

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  7. I loved record players, in fact I bought my fiance the same one that you have!

    I seriously couldn't live without the crackle of my vinyls <3

  8. This record player is absolutely gorgeous, i have one too but its nothing like as glam as this. You cant beat the crackling noise when playing records, fab.


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