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Exploring Sonny Rollins In Holland: Resonance Records’ Record Store Day Vinyl

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I held off on reviewing this album for a while as there were several details gnawing at me I had to get my head around. But after reading...

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Brighter Days Ahead: The Colemine Records Sampler

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Ok, so I already can tell you what one of my favorite albums of 2021 is going to be: Brighter Days Ahead, a fabulous sampler of new music...

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What Did I Learn From Playing Guided By Voices’ New Album, Styles We Paid For?

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So, there is this thing I realized today when I opened the package from Rockathon Records, the self proclaimed “Factory Of Raw...

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Balanced or Unbalanced: Which Is Better?

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As it stands in today’s times, some type of wire is necessary to connect components and speakers in a high performance audio...

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Remixes & Remasters Vs. Originals: No Easy Answers (Part 1)

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Recently somebody suggested an idea to me which I thought was pretty cool: do a little “analysis” — in the loosest sense...

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Little Richard’s Sweet Lost Southern Child Album On CD, Streaming, Vinyl

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I recently finished reading Billy Vera’s fascinating documentary-like book about the legendary and influential record label: Rip It...

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Dealing with Implausible Sonic Changes in an Audio System

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Face it, there are times, and under certain conditions, when our system’s sonics simply fail to entice or cajole us into prolonged...

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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...

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U2’s All That You Can’t Leave Behind on 180-gram Vinyl

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After reviewing the nice five CD boxed set celebrating U2’s mega successful comeback album, 2000’s All That You Can’t...

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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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Exploring David Axelrod’s Heavy Axe, Colored Vinyl Reissue

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I had high anticipation for this particular album in the new series of high quality reissues from Jazz Dispensary, the...

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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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My New Year’s Audio Resolutions

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Normally, I’m not especially given to self-imposing a set of personal improvement dictates I know will very likely be broken. I can...

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