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Beginning at the End with Leon Spencer, Jazz Dispensary Vinyl Me Please Reissue

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Sometimes when I put on an album, I pause to wonder why it was released in the first place… or what the producer was thinking with...

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Elvis Costello’s Complete Armed Forces Super Deluxe Vinyl-Only Boxed Set (Part III)

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In Part I of this review of Elvis Costello’s super deluxe vinyl-only boxed set The Complete Armed Forces — celebrating his 1979...

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Elvis Costello’s Complete Armed Forces Super Deluxe Vinyl-Only Boxed Set (Part I)

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In 1979, composer, singer and performer Elvis Costello unleashed his third album on the universe which was to seal his status as an...

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Is That Great Cable Deal Really Counterfeit?

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“If it seems too good to be true, it probably is.” Those words ring in my head anytime I see an ordinarily expensive audio cable posted...

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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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First Time Vinyl Earworm Experience Report: Pugwash’s Jollity

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I’ve written about Ireland’s Pugwash before. And at risk of sounding like a broken record, you really should listen to them. Driven by...

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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 2)

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In Part One of this series (click here in case you missed it) I began to explore an idea which somebody suggested: do a little...

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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 Up:...

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Bob Dylan’s Rolling Thunder Review, Criterion Blu-ray

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I had fairly high expectations for Criterion’s new director-approved Blu-ray Disc edition of the recent documentary on Bob Dylan’s epic...

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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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