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Do Looks Matter as Much as Sonics?

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When I first saw the KEF Blade on the cover of The Absolute Sound, I almost started laughing. “What is this crazy looking thing” I...

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Do You Need Brian Eno’s Film Music 1976 – 2020 On Vinyl?

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I have been listening to Brian Eno’s music for a long long time now, first getting into his music in the late ‘70s when vinyl was...

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Vinyl Moon Record Club Curates Multi-artist Mixtape Listening Experiences

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I have long loved sampler albums and I’m happy to have learned in recent years that the form seems to be making a comeback. Click on the...

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Audio Things I Wish I Had Done Differently

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At the young age of 15, I became fascinated with my then best friend’s, older brother’s, all Mcintosh system. Charles had a Mac tube...

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Reconsidering Lynyrd Skynyrd: Live at Knebworth, England 1976, Blu-ray

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I see now where I screwed up as a mid-1970s teenager in my appreciation for Lynyrd Skynyrd. Then, “Southern Rock” was almost as big as...

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Cecil Holmes’ Soulful Surround Sounds on Quadrophonic SACD

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Two years ago at a flea market I found a curious record that looked like one of many records riding the coat-tails of so-called...

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Does Spotify’s Recent Announcement Signal Lossy’s End?

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When Steve Jobs and Apple first began developmental work on the iPod, their goal was a device to fit into a shirt pocket and hold 1000...

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Is Fleet Foxes’ Shore Really Released Now That It Is Out On Vinyl?

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Last Fall, one of my favorite 21st century bands, Fleet Foxes, dropped a pleasant surprise on it’s fans with a new album pre-released in...

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Did I Really Need Another Copy Of In The Court Of The Crimson King?

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The 50th Anniversary Blu-ray Disc version of King Crimson’s classic progressive rock landmark, In the Court of the Crimson King is one of...

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Do Speakers Really Disappear?

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We audiophiles may agree on the premise our audio systems are intended to mesmerize us with music spectacularly reproduced in our listening...

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Hendrix Live In Maui, Part 2: The Blu-ray Experience

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In Part 1 of my review of The Jimi Hendrix Experience: Live In Maui we explored the three album vinyl portion of the set.  If you...

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Hendrix Live In Maui, Part 1: The Vinyl Experience

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In the universe of psychedelic rock ’n roll, there have been a number of films over the years which have gone on into the annals of music...

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New Music for Friday

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The Jeff Benedict Big Big Band – “The Weather is Here, Wish You Were Beautiful” Maroon Creek Music For most of the last thirty years,...

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