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QUESTLOVE, JOHN VARVATOS and the McINTOSH MT5 TURNTABLE


McIntosh hosted a listening event for the new MT5 Turntable at New York City's historic (and Jimi Hendrix-founded) Electric Lady Studios. The evening featured a variety of music played on the MT5, accompanied by discussion from the playlist's curators - Questlove and John Varvatos.

The night's playlist included:
  • Marvin Gaye - What's Going On
  • The Police - King of Pain
  • Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit
  • Beastie Boys - Shake Your Rump
  • Guns N Roses - Sweet Child Of Mine
  • Prince - Lady Cab Driver
  • Willie Dixon - Spoonful
  • Stevie Wonder - Superwoman
  • David Brubeck - Take Five
  • Bill Withers - Ain't No Sunshine (to which Questlove said "I've been listening to the song for 40+ years & I'm just hearing it now!")
  • Gary Clark, Jr. - When My Train Pulls In

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Questlove (left) and John Varvatos discuss some of their favorite vinyl recordings being played on the MT5 Turntable.




We were happy to join McIntosh's blue meters with
Johnnie Walker's Blue Label Whisky.