Saturday, October 23, 2010
Old School vs. New School A V for the Coctail Lounge Living Room. Status: Pop in an 8 Track and Watch the Party Break Out!
For this evenings Lounge entertainment we have Vinyl, 8 Track tape, Cassette tape, Radio (NPR Mostly!), CD, MP3, and DVD. Name your Poison!
All of this is Second Hand one way or another. The Numark DJ turntable came
from the Goodwill for Twelve Bucks. It didn't have a needle but I had an extra
that was Found in a vintage tackle box full of vintage radio parts at an estate sale
for Two Bucks!
These B&W Rock Solid speakers were picked up just the other day from the
Salvation Army for just Twenty Bucks. I actually found another set of these in
white at the same store last fall and resold them on C-list for $85. These I
Yes, the 8 Track works...and sounds Really Really Good! Rat Pack anyone? Got it
at the Value Village thrift store down the street for I think Five bucks. I probably
paid more for the 8 Track tapes sittin' there!
The JVC is actually a BOOM BOX! I had to take the speakers off cuz' the
suspension ring was rotten out of both drivers. I'm still looking for replacements
to restore the Boom Box to it's former glory. For now, it drives the Audio center
here. It's not terribly powerful but I'm not running a Discotheque or anything!
When I find replacement drivers for the speakers I'll replace this with a proper
This fruity PC (get it...Apple?) was another C-list find. It ain't no giant screen DVD
but it looks cool and plays my movies for entertaining during Cocktail Hour. Of
course it plays CDs and MP3s as well. Plus, did I mention...it looks cool.