5 of the best analogue gadgets
Thorens TD 2035
Turntables have long been the torchbearers of dusty analogue charm, but they can pack modern pizzazz too. This vibrant deck (also available in blue and yellow) features a highly stable 3cm acrylic plinth topped by a 6kg aluminium platter, which keeps the vinyl spinning at an unwavering tempo. And at the base you’ll find feet that can dampen vibration from the liveliest of parties. Yes, it’s more complicated to use than your Sonos. But has streaming music ever given you this kind of joy?