Month: April 2021

Guided by Voices’ Propeller Reissued On Colored Vinyl

Audiophile, Audiophile Music, Audiophile News, Vinyl

One most wonderful thing about Guided By Voices (GBV) — Dayton, Ohio’s original “LoFi” indie rock heroes — is that they have such...

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Alex Chilton With The Hi Records Rhythm Section Live Concert On Vinyl, Digital & CD

Audiophile Music, Audiophile, Audiophile News, News, Vinyl

The notion of reviewing a live set in a small club by a band doing cover tunes is not exactly the stuff audiophiles or most music fans...

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The B3’s The Word on WRD’s The Hit

Audiophile, Audiophile Music, Audiophile News, Vinyl

Some of you might remember a couple months ago when I wrote a review about the new album from The Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio. There, I...

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Can Turntables Springboard Young Audiophiles?

Vinyl, Audiophile, Audiophile Music, Audiophile News

Go back ten, maybe fifteen years and analog LP sales were vapor thin among young, non-audiophiles. Streaming lossy, compressed music on...

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Tomita In Quadrophonic: Surround Sound Was Made For This Music

Surround Sound, Audiophile, Audiophile Music, Audiophile News, SACD/DVD-Audio

Back in the 1970s when I was a teenager just getting into music I remember hearing some recordings by Japanese synthesizer wizard, composer...

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Island Records’ Vinyl Series Volume One Delivers Hits & Perspective

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To many of you who are fairly deep into music, Island Records is a label that brought you music by Bob Marley & The Wailers, U2 and...

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Why Reviews Are Important

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In the early years of high performance audio, the hobby, predominately, was most aptly characterized as local. Dealers were in almost every...

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Sweet New Indie Soul EPs By James Holvay, Grey & The Hit Me Band

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Have you heard the new hit track by a new super group called Silk Sonic, pairing Bruno Mars and Anderson Paak, “Leave The Door...

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John Lennon’s Plastic Ono Band 50th Anniversary Boxed Set, Part 2: The Surround Sound Mix

Audiophile Music, Audiophile, Audiophile News, Blu-ray, Blu-ray Disc, Surround Sound

Welcome to the second part of my exploration of the fine new 50th Anniversary super deluxe boxed set celebrating John Lennon’s landmark...

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John Lennon’s Plastic Ono Band 50th Anniversary Boxed Set, Part I: The Stereo Remix On Vinyl & Blu-ray Disc

Audiophile Music, Audiophile, Audiophile News, Blu-ray, Vinyl

Before I even opened the package, the first thing I noticed about the new 50th Anniversary edition of John Lennon’s Plastic Ono Band is...

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Do You Need Brian Eno’s Film Music 1976 – 2020 On Vinyl?

Audiophile, Audiophile Music, Audiophile News, Vinyl

I have been listening to Brian Eno’s music for a long long time now, first getting into his music in the late ‘70s when vinyl was...

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Are Super Limited Editions Vexing The Vinyl-verse?

Audiophile, Audiophile Music, Audiophile News, Vinyl

I get it… Times are tough and everybody is struggling to make a buck and a dime… and vinyl is a hot and highly visible commodity these...

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Nickel Creek Live at The Fox Theater, Oakland On 180-gram Vinyl

Audiophile News, Audiophile Music, Vinyl

Nickel Creek is an amazing trio of musicians who went on a performing hiatus at a peak in their career, apparently due to the the rigors of...

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