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. www.smotroff.com Mark has written for EQ Magazine, Mix Magazine, Goldmine/DISCoveries Magazine, BigPictureBigSound.com, Sound+Vision Magazine, HomeTechTell.com 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. www.ingdom.com Mark is currently rolling out a new musical he's written: www.dialthemusical.com.

The Flaming Lips’ Soft Bulletin Companion On Record Store Day Edition Silver Vinyl

Audiophile, Audiophile Music, Audiophile News, Vinyl

Mark Smotroff welcomes a new Lips album with open arms, mind and body…

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Why Did I Like But Not Love The Immersive Van Gogh Experience?

Audiophile Music, Audiophile, Audiophile News

Mark Smotroff realizes he is spoiled by Cirque Du Soleil…...

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Why Do Hooks Still Matter?

Audiophile News, Audiophile, Audiophile Music

Mark Smotroff offers some simple tips for music PR folks…...

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Are Audiophiles Excited by Car Audio?

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Paul Wilson wonders if car audio is really that great......

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Why Do You Need The Zombies’ Oddities & Extras On Vinyl?

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Mark Smotroff welcomes another British Invasion collection with open arms…...

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A Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Grail And The Lost Art Of Special Editions

Analog, Audiophile, Audiophile Music, Vinyl

Mark Smotroff revels in a rarity he discovered and wonders…

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How Did I Not Really Know About Kenny Dorham Before Record Store Day This Year?

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Mark Smotroff gets his eyes and ears opened…...

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Curtis Amy’s Kantanga! Vinyl Reissue, Rediscovery, Revelations

Audiophile Music, Audiophile, Audiophile News, Vinyl

Mark Smotroff finally gets that “ah-ha” info he’s always wanted about an artist…

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What Did I Realize When Listening To Steely Dan’s New Record Store Day Vinyl Release?

Audiophile Music, Audiophile, Audiophile News, Vinyl

Mark Smotroff realizes it really doesn’t mean a thing without some swing… ...

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Flamin’ Groovies, Dave Edmunds, Rock ’n Roll & Record Store Day

Audiophile Music, Analog, Audiophile, Audiophile News, Vinyl

Mark Smotroff continues to revel in the joys of a legendary San Francisco band…...

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Why Do You Need The Last American Frank Zappa Show On Vinyl?

Audiophile Music, Audiophile, Audiophile News, Vinyl

Mark Smotroff explores a much anticipated concert recording… ...

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Macca to Mecca: Little Steven Rocks Liverpool on CD & DVD

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Mark Smotroff wants to go to Liverpool more than ever now…

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The Story Of Herbie Hancock, Vinyl Me Please Boxed Set Part 4: The Piano and 1+1

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Mark Smotroff continues exploring a gorgeous jazz boxed set…...

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