Month: June 2021

Why Are The Violent Femmes An Important American Music Band?

Audiophile Music, Audiophile, Audiophile News, Vinyl

Mark Smotroff takes a trip thru post-teen college angst…...

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Record Store Day Triple Vinyl Treat: Chicago/The Blues/Today!

Audiophile Music, Audiophile, Audiophile News, Vinyl

Mark Smotroff digs into a deep dive on ‘60s electric blues… ...

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How Do You Explain Our Hobby to A Non-Audiophile?

Analog, Audiophile, Audiophile News

Paul Wilson describes the problems in explaining our hobby.

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Record Store Day Preview: Jazz Dispensary’s Dank D-Funk Blend, Vol. 2

Analog, Audiophile, Audiophile Music, Audiophile News, Vinyl

Mark Smotroff thinks you probably need this although you probably don’t know it yet…...

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Record Store Day Vinyl Preview: Harold Land’s Westward Bound!

Audiophile Music, Audiophile, Audiophile News, Vinyl

Mark Smotroff digs into an under appreciated jazz master’s archive…

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The Story Of Herbie Hancock, Vinyl Me Please Boxed Set Part 3: Future Shock and Live Under The Sky

Audiophile Music, Audiophile, Audiophile News, Vinyl

In today’s installment of my listening report on the new Vinyl Me, Please box set called The Story Of Herbie Hancock we’ll explore...

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Are Dealers High End’s Ultimate Salvation?

Audiophile, Audiophile Music, Audiophile News

Paul Wilson looks at how dealers might preserve the audiophile hobby......

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The Carpenters: Making The Leap From Singles to Surround Sound

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

Mark Smotroff looks at the best and most original Carpenters’ singles re-releases…

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Do I Need To Be Collecting Original Pressings Of Old Records Anymore?

Audiophile Music, Analog, Audiophile, Audiophile News, Vinyl

Mark Smotroff reconsiders his initial reasons for collecting physical releases on vinyl…...

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