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Whammy Bar Guitar Bliss On Matthew Sweet’s New Catspaw

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Matthew Sweet’s new album is a near one-man-band production that feels more like Neil Young’s Crazy Horse than Todd Rundgren or Emitt...

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Worth The Wait : Richard Hell Finally Completes His Second Album

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In the art world, there is usually a point where the painter, sculptor, poet, musician or craftsman has to step away from the piece and...

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It Sounds Great but Is It Practical?

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Like a lot of folks, I enjoy sports cars. If I am to be completely honest, really fast sports cars. Until recently, however, I never owned...

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At Least 10 Reasons To Explore The Grateful Dead’s Studio Brilliance

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It seems that every few weeks on these Interwebs and social media, I come across a statement from someone who makes a blanket comment about...

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The Monkees, Marketing & The Instant Gratification Music Business

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Last week my music buddy Frank pinged me about a special deal on Amazon for a live album by the remaining Monkees — Mike Nesmith and...

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Drummers Drumming: Bernard Purdie’s Purple Vinyl “Purdie Good!”

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It is kind of amazing to stop and think how a drummer who has played on an enormous amount of hit recordings over the past 50 years is not...

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Drummers Drumming: Jack DeJohnette & Idris Muhammad Rock Rhythms From Different Directions

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The good folks at Craft Recordings’ rich Jazz Dispensary subsidiary unearthed a handful of tasty jams toward the end of last year...

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U2 2K: All That You Can’t Leave Behind Deluxe Edition Boxed Set

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In the year 2000, a new album came out by Irish rock legends U2 called All That You Can’t Leave Behind. I had the CD when it was released...

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Yes… No… Maybe… Is Colored Vinyl Really That Bad? Part 2

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Every now and again an audio-centric person on social media raises the specter of hatred towards the much beleaguered — and...

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Yes… No… Maybe… Is Colored Vinyl Really That Bad? Part 1

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Every now and again an audio-centric person on social media raises the specter of hatred towards the much beleaguered — and...

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A Holiday Playlist For You

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Some of you know that among the many music sub-genres I collect, holiday recordings are one of the most fun niches for me.  My...

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What If There Were One Set of Audio and Music Rules?

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I tend to enjoy home improvement shows. I particularly like the ones showing the construction phase and how homes are built. Builders on...

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Why You Need To Hear Monty Alexander’s Love You Madly

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On the last Record Store Day event of 2020, several fascinating archival jazz releases were issued which I previewed (click here to read...

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