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Listening Report: Hermeto Pascoal’s New Live Album Recorded In A Planetarium

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Mark Smotroff hopes more listeners discover a Brazilian artist’s fantastic music…

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Record Store Day Preview: Bill Evans Live In Buenos Aires, 1973/1979

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Mark Smotroff appreciates the between-the-lines recordings from his favorite artists…...

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Listening Report: Zappa & The Mothers 1971 Super Deluxe Editions (Part 3, The Boxed Set)

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Mark Smotroff completes his deep dive into an important era of Zappa’s band… ...

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Listening Report: Zappa & The Mothers 1971 Super Deluxe Editions (Part 1)

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Mark Smotroff dives head first into a misunderstood and underrepresented era of Zappa’s band…...

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Listening Report: New Next Generation Progressive Music From Jyocho

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Mark Smotroff refuses to embrace the term “math rock” …...

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Listening Report: Guided By Voices’ Crystal Nuns Cathedral

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Mark Smotroff rejoices with another gem from a Dayton’s finest…

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Listening Report: John McLaughlin’s The Montreux Years

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Mark Smotroff appreciates a well-curated live career overview…...

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Listening Report: John Bullard Plays 24 Preludes for Solo Banjo, Vol. 1

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Mark Smotroff likes his banjos soft ‘n round as well as angular…

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Listening Report: Marshall Crenshaw’s #447

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Mark Smotroff is reminded that its all about the rock…

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Frank Zappa’s 200 Motels, A Listening Report & Appreciation (Part 2)

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Mark Smotroff gets his head around six discs of Zappa brilliance and mayhem…...

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Mark’s Picks For 2021

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Mark Smotroff saves his best of list for last…

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