This post was originally published at djworx.com
As a DJ of a certain vintage, I have earned the right to utter the clichéd “they don’t make them like they used to”. And sadly the aesthetic of wood and analogue VU meters is missing from mainstream DJ gear. As a style, it seems to have remained the domain of the niche rotary mixer market, and only the rotary mixer market. But now it seems that you can add a small slice of wooden analogue goodies to your setup via Hayakumo’s Forma Stereo VU Meter.