Vinyl was thought dead and gone but AnalogPlanet's Michael Fremer always knew better. No one suspected that a turntable manufacturer like Rega, founded in the pre-CD era, would sell more turntables in 2011 than ever in its history.

According to Michael: "Over the twenty five plus years I’ve been doing this and imploring readers to buy a turntable and enjoy listening to records, I’ve never gotten an email or letter along the lines of 'Dear Mikey: I took the plunge and bought a turntable. What a waste of money. Records sound terrible. You’re nuts.'"