Author: Mark Smotroff

Mark Smotroff is a freelance writer and avid music collector who has worked for many years in marketing communications for the consumer electronics, pro audio and video games industries, serving clients including DTS, Sega, Sony, Sharp, AT&T and many others. Mark has written for EQ Magazine, Mix Magazine, Goldmine/DISCoveries Magazine,, Sound+Vision Magazine, and many others. He is also a musician / composer whose songs have been used in TV shows such as Smallville and Men In Trees as well as films and documentaries. Mark is currently rolling out a new musical he's written:

Quick Dives: Miles Davis: The Electric Years, Vinyl Me Please Super Deluxe Boxed Set Explored

Vinyl, Analog, Audiophile, Audiophile Music, Audiophile News

Mark Smotroff explores the underlying value proposition to a super deluxe edition boxed set…

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4+5 Reasons To Love 45 RPM Vinyl Singles

Analog, Audiophile, Audiophile Music, Audiophile News, Record Store Day, Vinyl

Mark Smotroff champions the beleaguered 7-inch vinyl format…

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Record Store Day 2024 New Vinyl Preview: Diggin’ Bill Evans Four Ways Including With Cannonball Adderley, Stan Getz, Tony Bennett and Trio On Beloved Sophomore Release.

Audiophile Music, Audiophile, Audiophile News, Record Store Day, Vinyl

Mark Smotroff explores four vinyl reissue featuring Bill Evans including his classic 2nd LP from 1959 in its original and sought after...

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Stretching Boundaries: Terry Adams’ Fantastic Terrible & Sonny Rollins’ Beloved West Coast LPs On New Vinyl 

Audiophile Music, Analog, Audiophile, Audiophile News, Vinyl

Mark Smotroff grooves on two boundary-stretching releases from two boundary-stretching musicians…

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