A new generation discovers the wonder of playing 45 RPM singles at the 33 1⁄3 RPM album speed

One must be of a minimum age (or at least obsessed with vinyl) to have experienced the normality-shattering revelation of playing a record at the wrong speed. Youtube, however, offers a great many classic tracks slowed down in exactly the manner of a 7" single played at the slower turntable speed usually reserved for LP albums.

Above, Cyndi Lauper has fun as a languid contralto. Below, Led Zeppelin's Immigrant Song is transformed into sleazy industrial disco.

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