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Vinylfied adds vinyl hiss to your Spotify streams

We all love vinyl, that much appears to be clear. Whether it's the album artwork and sleevenotes you can read, the interaction of placing the needle to the groove, or even the small hisses and crackles you occasionally get.

Music streaming services can’t offer any of that. Instead they give you instant access to any song in varying sound qualities up to hi-res. How dull.

Enter Vinylfied, a website that adds an imitation vinyl hiss to the background of the track you’re listening to. You can choose to stream music from Spotify, Pandora or SoundCloud directly, or have it running in the background of streams from other services.

So now you can have the best of both worlds. We’ll leave it up to you to decide if it’s any good.

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Max was a staff writer on What Hi-Fi? and subsequently spent a good few years writing news and features for various technology and hi-fi publications, before jumping on a plane in search of a more fruitful life in Australia. Now based in Byron Bay, he writes about tech, health, fitness and style.