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World Record Store Day 2015: Best Turntables To Get Started

18/04/2015 11:51 BST | Updated 18/04/2015 11:59 BST

World Record Store Day might have become a victim of its own success in recent years, but the simple fact is that either way you look at it, it's bringing the spotlight back onto a format that has nostalgia at its very core.

Vinyl might not be the most convenient of format, but then that's pretty much the point. It's a way of listening to music that forces you to get hands-on.

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From setting up the turntable arm so that it's perfectly balanced, to wasting away an afternoon actually making informed choices on the music you're buying.

It's moving us away from the using music as background noise, to giving it the respect it deserves, which is a quiet room, a glass of something and your absolute, undivided attention.

Sound like your cup of tea? Well you're in luck, getting started is easy enough, all you need is a pair of speakers and one of these:

Best Turntables 2015