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82 Rad Record Revivals

From Ghoulish Vinyl Timepieces to Transparent Music Boomboxes

— May 13, 2012 — Art & Design
Consumers may be swapping CDs for MP3s, but these rad record revivals prove that no one is ready to do away with the warm, muddy tones that only vinyl can produce. Its unique sound and undeniable nostalgia makes this physical medium hard to let go off. Even if your collection of 45s are too haggard to squeeze out a note, their unique aesthetic makes these pieces of musical history prime candidates for an endless list of creative projects.

From futuristic record players to laser-cut vinyl art pieces, records have proven that they are still as relevant today as they were long ago. This enthusiastic revival of all things vinyl clearly illustrates that music lovers everywhere still respect the physical formats of yesteryears in spite of the massive influx of MP3s.

Still every bit as charming today as before the cassette tape stole the thunder, vinyl still has a bright future thanks to these rad record revivals.
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Activity
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Deadly Vinyl Records
Deadly Vinyl Records
'And Vinyly' Presses Your Ashes onto a Recording Disc
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81
Vintage Vinyl Mug Mats
Vintage Vinyl Mug Mats
These Record Label Coasters Go Back to the Days of Easy Listening
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80
Visually Pleasing Vinyls
Visually Pleasing Vinyls
Scott Marr Etches Flowery Patterns Into Old Records Using Fire
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79
Vinyl Cassette Hybrids
Vinyl Cassette Hybrids
ION Duo Deck Plays Converts Vintage Music Formats into MP3s
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78
Bold Bark Turntables
Bold Bark Turntables
The Barky Turntable is a Nostalgic Favorite
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77
Vinyl MP3 Converters
Vinyl MP3 Converters
iPod Turntable Transfers Classics from LPs to your Device
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76
Iced Vinyl
Iced Vinyl
Katie Paterson Creates Tunes From Ice Blocks
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75
Remixed Fitness Tools
Remixed Fitness Tools
The Vinyl Workout Will Have You Sweatin' to the Oldies
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74
Rustic Vinyl Chests
Rustic Vinyl Chests
Hold Your Favorite Records in the Retro Brixton x Fender LP Record Case
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73
Vintage Album Chopping Blocks
Vintage Album Chopping Blocks
Vinyl Records Cutting Board is Perfect for the Musical Chef
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72
$16,500 Opulent Audio Players
$16,500 Opulent Audio Players
The AMG Veilla 12 Handcrafted Turntable is Luxurious
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71
Album Art Nostalgia
Album Art Nostalgia
Caoceito and Burdman Create an Ode to Physical Media
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70
Sugary Old-School Tunes
Sugary Old-School Tunes
Scottish Band 'Found' Releases Playable Chocolate Record
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69
Vinyl Records Making a Comeback
Vinyl Records Making a Comeback
36% Rise in Sales
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68
Wall-Mounted Turntables
Wall-Mounted Turntables
Play Suspended Records with the Vertical Vinyl
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67
Music Device Mashups
Music Device Mashups
Jeff Mills' Vinyl CD Can Be Played on a Turntable or in a CD Player
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66
Punchy Vinyl Packaging
Punchy Vinyl Packaging
The My Wet Calvin Record Set Uses Bold Primary Colors to Seduce Consumers
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65
Multicolored Music Makers
Multicolored Music Makers
The Dark Cloud Silver Turntable Pendants is Spin Style at Its Best
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64
Robot DJs
Robot DJs
Don't Just Request Electropop
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63
Digital Vinyl Tracks
Digital Vinyl Tracks
The Lenco L-71 Turntable Converts Oldies into MP3s
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62
3D Vinyl Puzzles
3D Vinyl Puzzles
Record Monsters are Made of Recycled Vinyl Records
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61
Quad-Armed Turntables
Quad-Armed Turntables
$56,000 High Water Sound Turntable
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60
Vinyl Drink Holders
Vinyl Drink Holders
Keep the Table Safe Circa 1969 With These Record Coasters
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59
Malleable Music Posters
Malleable Music Posters
Stas Polyakov Makes Art Out of Unforgotten Vinyls
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58
Pseudo Record Players
Pseudo Record Players
The Playlist Player Hopes to Eliminate Musical ADD
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57
USB Turntable
USB Turntable
Spin Your Vinyl into the Digital Age
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56
Skeletal Vinyl Players
Skeletal Vinyl Players
The Turnstyle Turntable is as Simple as It Gets
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55
Fake Record iPod Cases
Fake Record iPod Cases
MP3 Case Looks Like an Old School Vinyl Player
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54
Ultra Portable DJ Decks
Ultra Portable DJ Decks
DJ GO
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53
$90,000 Speakers
$90,000 Speakers
Proscenium Black Diamond III is Luxurious Listening Equipment for Audiophiles
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52
Portable Record Players
Portable Record Players
Convert Your Vinyl on the Go With the Briefcase USB Turntable
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51
Suave DJ Mancessories
Suave DJ Mancessories
The Vinyl Turntable Cufflinks Are For the Sophisticated Music Lover
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50
Scratchtastic iPad Toys
Scratchtastic iPad Toys
The Mixr Turntable App Will Have You Hot on the Heels of David Guetta
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49
Transparent Music Boomboxes
Transparent Music Boomboxes
The People People Speaker Blends with the Environment
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48
Vintage Vinyl Accessories
Vintage Vinyl Accessories
The Turntable Necklace Will Show Off Your Love for Music
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47
Vintage Record Bowls
Vintage Record Bowls
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46
Laser Cut Records As Wall Fashion
Laser Cut Records As Wall Fashion
Ideia Revives Vinyl
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45
Vintage Record Ties
Vintage Record Ties
The Vinyl Record Neck Tie Strikes a Chord with Music Lovers
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44
Sustainable Record Spinners
Sustainable Record Spinners
The Sennheiser Eco-Vinyl Turntable is Made Using Cork and Bioplastic
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43
Fake Retro Record Tables
Fake Retro Record Tables
The Super Oldies Side Table Only Looks Like It's Made of Vinyls
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42
Reclaimed Record Purses
Reclaimed Record Purses
Anca Irina Lefter's Ch2 Vinyl Purse Designs are Retro-Inspired
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41
Music Heads
Music Heads
Photographer Bizarro Turns Heads to Records and Speakers
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40
Musical Eco Shingles
Musical Eco Shingles
The Vinyl Record Roof is Music to Environmentalist Ears
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39
EIP Laser Turntable
EIP Laser Turntable
Nothing Touches Your Vinyl Buy Light
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38
Vinyl Mobile Covers
Vinyl Mobile Covers
The Lenntek VintageVinyl iPhone 4 Case is a Must-Have for Music Fans
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37
Preserving Classic Media
Preserving Classic Media
USB Turntable Lets You Store Your Vinyl On Your iPod
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36
Self-Pressed Records
Self-Pressed Records
Yuri Suzuki's Amateur Music Production System Warps Records
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35
Record-Breaking Jewelry
Record-Breaking Jewelry
Cat Davison Creates Earrings from Vintage Records
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34
$56,000 Turntables
$56,000 Turntables
The Jubilee by Thorens
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33
Traveling Turntables
Traveling Turntables
The Crosley Echo is Designed to be Taken Anywhere
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32
Retro Vinyl Revivals
Retro Vinyl Revivals
Nilox NX100R Converts Vinyls to MP3 Player
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31
Silicone Cast Records
Silicone Cast Records
Copying Vinyl Records is an Intricate Process
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30
Retro Record Portrayals
Retro Record Portrayals
Alejandro De Antonio's Vinyl Portraits are a Fitting Homage to Rock's Gods
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29
Futuristic LP Players
Futuristic LP Players
The Portable LP Player Concept by Charlie Pyott
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28
Retro Record Cleaners
Retro Record Cleaners
This Vinyl Cleaning Device Keeps Your Records Ready to Scratch
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27
Recycled Vinyl Wall Art
Recycled Vinyl Wall Art
Extinct Creatures and Technology Collide in Jacksonville, Florida
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26
Record-Smashing Accessories
Record-Smashing Accessories
These Meticulous by Le Foss Jewelry Pieces are Gorgeous and Glam
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25
Laser Cut Vinyl Art
Laser Cut Vinyl Art
Carlos Aires Creates New Art from Used Records
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24
Chocolate Vinyl Records
Chocolate Vinyl Records
Peter Lardong Makes Music That's Easy to Digest
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23
Vinyl Record Resurgences
Vinyl Record Resurgences
Musicians Embrace the Old Black Magic of the SLP Record
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22
Vinyl-Friendly CD Players
Vinyl-Friendly CD Players
Francesco Cugusi & Roberto Strippoli's ‘Zero.1' for Tr
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21
Wall-Mounted Record Players
Wall-Mounted Record Players
The Kanvas Home Stereo Wirelessly Links Your Vinyls to Your Computer
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20
Funneled LP iPhone Amps
Funneled LP iPhone Amps
Change the Record Delivers Acoustics Through Molded Vinyls
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19
Edgy Eco-Accessories
Edgy Eco-Accessories
Recycled Rock-and-Roll Wrist Cuffs From Drink Cans and LPs
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18
Minimalist Modern Vinyl Players
Minimalist Modern Vinyl Players
Pro-Ject RPM 1.3 Genie is a Contemporary Update to a Classic
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17
Vinyl Musician Portraits
Vinyl Musician Portraits
'Icons' from Mr. Brainwash is Made Entirely Out of Broken Records & CDs
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16
Past-Present Record Players
Past-Present Record Players
Turntable iPhone Dock Fuses Flashback and Contemporary Tech
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15
Smashed LP Jewelry
Smashed LP Jewelry
Broken Record Bib Necklace by Meticulousbylefoss Seriously Rocks
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14
D.I.Y. Music Holsters
D.I.Y. Music Holsters
Make a Classic Muji Inspired CD Player for Less
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13
Vinyl Clocks
Vinyl Clocks
Like Minded Studios' ‘Record Time Clocks' Make Punctuality Cool
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12
Records As A Canvas
Records As A Canvas
Vinyl Art by Daniel Edlen
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11
Silhouette Records
Silhouette Records
Decorate Your Space With Cutout Vinyls From Sillyette
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10
Shapely Record Clocks
Shapely Record Clocks
Pavel Sidorenko Laser-Cuts Re-Vinyl Clocks into Cool Cutouts
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9
Floating Vinyl
Floating Vinyl
The 'Void' Plays Vintage-Style Records in Mid Air
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8
Artistic Vinyl Canvases
Artistic Vinyl Canvases
The 'Record Time' Collection Exhibits Designs From 24 Artists
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7
Vinyl Books
Vinyl Books
‘Extraordinary Records' Explores the World of Retro Albums
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6
Jewelry from Recycled Vinyl Records
Jewelry from Recycled Vinyl Records
Aroha Silhouettes Necklaces
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5
Personalized Record Jewelry
Personalized Record Jewelry
Junkprints' Recycled Vinyl Necklaces Honor Retro Music
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4
Retro Record Bags
Retro Record Bags
Handbag Designers Take Inspiration From 60's Vinyl and Guitars
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3
Ghoulish Vinyl Timepieces
Ghoulish Vinyl Timepieces
The Moral Mustache Zombie Clock is Wicked Cool
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2
Retro Recycled Artworks
Retro Recycled Artworks
L017's Vinyl Record Sculptures are Complex and Detailed
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Recycled Record Sculptures
Recycled Record Sculptures
10 Reinvented Vintage Vinyls
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