Canadian firm behind improved vinyl-record press spins its first deal

Canadian firm behind improved vinyl-record press spins its first deal

A Canadian solution to physical music’s biggest bottleneck just became even more Canadian.

The Toronto startup Viryl Technologies, which announced earlier this year it had designed newly modernized and improved vinyl record presses, has inked its first partnership, with Calgary’s Canada Boy Vinyl. The Alberta record-pressing company has purchased three of Viryl’s presses, and they are expected to ship in September.

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Queen Record Player

Queen Record Player

Queen have teamed up with one of the worlds most recognised and respected turntable manufacturers, Rega. They are proud to announce a brand new limited edition official turntable to coincide with the release of the re-mastered coloured vinyl multi disc box set. The design of this unique custom deck includes reproductions of classic Queen logos, and incorporates the tone arm technology of the multi-award-winning ‘plug and play’ Rega turntables. Both brand and band are quintessentially English and the combination of engineering and musical achievements make for a perfect match.


  • A custom designed high gloss acrylic laminated plinth silk screened with ‘Queen by Rega’ logo
  • Hand built RB101 tone arm
  • Factory fitted Rega Carbon moving magnet cartridge
  • New low noise low vibration 24v synchronous high performance motor
  • Silk screen printed ‘Queen crest’ platter after Freddie’s original art work
  • Queen dustcover lid badge
  • An optional upgrade is available to a handmade high performance (weight matched) moving magnet Rega Bias 2 cartridge – this cartridge is designed specifically for the ‘plug and play’ RB101 tone arm mounted on the ‘Queen by Rega’ turntable.
Best Concerts

Best Concerts

Best Concerts - Submitted by Dwayne

  • Rolling Stones 1997 Commonwealth Stadium Edmonton
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble 1984 Centennial Auditorium Saskatoon
  • Motorhead 1997 Macewan Hall Calgary
  • AC/DC 1989 Northlands Colliseum Edmonton
  • Eagles 1999 Saddledome Calgary
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers 2003 Saddledome Calgary
  • Watermelon Slim 2012 EPCOR Centre Calgary
  • Santana 2008 Saddledome Calgary
  • The Black Crowes 2008 Jack Singer Calgary
  • Bruce Springsteen 2003 Saddledome Calgary
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