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:

Record Store Day Jazz Round-Up: New Live Archival 2LP & 3LP Releases By Cal Tjader, Ahmad Jamal and Wes Montgomery Plus 1LP Charles Mingus Candid Records Studio Alternates

Audiophile, Audiophile Music, Audiophile News, Vinyl

I have been exploring several new Record Store Day releases, a few of which hail from two different labels with the common thread of being...

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