El Gusano

El Gusano’s “Fantasia del Barrio” is the missing link between the Psychedelic sounds of Texas and the Chicano Soul and Funk of the late 1960′s and early 70′s. Recorded soon after Eugenio Jaimez returned from a tour of duty in Vietnam, “Fantasia del Barrio” is his musical meditation on life at war and the Chicano experience at home. Skillfully performed in one marathon recording session, Jaimez and El Gusano embraced the Soul, Funk and psychedelic sounds of their day to craft this lost instrumental concept album. Long sought-after by break hunters and psych collectors, Heavy Light Records is proud to bring Eugenio Jaimez, Jr’s masterpiece to light. Again, only 1000 copies were pressed. I have a couple left at the shop. Get ’em while you can!

The Rega “Fat Bastard” Counterweight


I have fully figured out the heavy counterweight issues and now have many great fixes. The good chaps at Rega UK received my whining email that their heavy weight was a lightweight. It’s like 2 grams heavier than the standard. My Dynavector and Zu carts are heavy beasts! So they kindly custom machined me the only 150 gram tungsten Rega counterweight in existence!! You can now special order them if needed for $295.

Turbo Charge Your Rega Turntable!!


Do you have a older Rega turntable that doesn’t have the capability to use their turntable power supply (TTPSU) ?

This kit includes the low noise, low vibration 24v motor designed and
developed for our range of multi award winning 24v turntables.

Designed with a simple fixing solution to fit all previous Rega
turntables that do not already use 24v technology.

Main Features

Individually hand tuned PCB to minimise vibration.

Rega designed 24v low vibration, low noise synchronous AC motor assembly.

Rigidly mounted to improve start up speed over previous suspended Planar models.

Guaranteed to improve drive, speed stability and sonic performance.

Optional upgrade path

Compatible with the Rega TT-PSU external power supply, which incorporates an advanced anti vibration circuit and offers even greater stability. The TT-PSU also has the added convenience of electronic speed change. Optimise performance with the Rega upgrade drive belt.

Fits : RP1 / P1 / P2 / P2 2000 / PLANET / PLANAR 2 / PLANAR 3 / P3 2000 and PLANAR 25 turntable. $250