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Record Store Day Preview Listening Report: The Lost Mingus Album From Ronnie Scott’s

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Mark Smotroff rejoices over a jazz legend’s late peak period archival release…

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Listening Report: Karen Dalton’s In My Own Time 50th Anniversary Edition Vinyl

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Mark Smotroff appreciates the nuance underlying a folk blues legend… ...

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Listening Report: Zappa & The Mothers 1971 Super Deluxe Editions (Part 2, The Rainbow Concert)

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Mark Smotroff continues 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: Take A Time Trip Back To 2000 With Tripping Daisy

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Mark Smotroff likes the sound of a flower just before it's about to bloom… ...

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Listening Report: Bill Plummer And The Cosmic Brotherhood

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Mark Smotroff regrets an impulsive Impulse purchase…...

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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: Yusuf Cat Stevens’ Harold & Maude Original Soundtrack

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Mark Smotroff appreciates the difference between a song-track and a soundtrack…

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Listening Report: Do You Need U2’s Achtung Baby On Vinyl?

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Mark Smotroff re-considers a classic 90s era album with fresh ears… ...

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