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Record Store Day Black Friday Preview: Rare Jazz Vinyl Joys

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It is no secret that distribution and shipping of new albums is a bit wonky these days due to Covid 19’s impact on pretty much...

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Elton John’s Jewel Box: Rarities and B-Sides on Vinyl, Qobuz and Tidal Streaming

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My brother called me the other day after seeing a TV ad for Elton John’s new Jewel Box collection, questioning how after all these years...

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The Story Of The Grateful Dead, Vinyl Me Please Boxed Set (Part 3, Studio 70’s)

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In part one of this review series on The Story Of The Grateful Dead, an exclusive from Vinyl Me Please, I looked at the late ‘60s and...

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How Long Should You Keep Your Audio System?

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An undeniable truth, in all facets of society, is that technology moves ever onward. What is by today’s standards new, fashionable, and...

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What Albums Do You Play Over & Over? New Van Duren Vinyl & CD Reviewed

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Have you ever had an album that you loved so much you didn’t want it to end? You know… “that” recording which you play over and...

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The Story Of The Grateful Dead, Vinyl Me Please Boxed Set (Part 1, Live 60s-70s)

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I didn’t fully know what to expect from the eight disc colored vinyl LP boxed set that Vinyl Me Please kindly sent me for review. A quick...

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New Music Fridays

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Paul Wilson reviews five new works of jazz and other genres.

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Stonebone: Lost J&K 1970 CTI Soul-Jazz Fusion Vinyl Resurfaces

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Mark Smotroff wonders if it was too much too soon or too little too late......

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Mother-Daughter Magic: The Roches’ I Can Still Hear You Carries On A Legacy

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Mark Smotroff relishes a unique vocal blend.... ...

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Crosby, Pevar & Raymond Album Reissues On CD

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Mark Smotroff revisits two lost Crosby gems…

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When Do Audiophiles Spend Too Much On Components?

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Paul Wilson comments on a recent forum question about system cost. ...

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Did I Need To Buy The Mingus Ah Um Record Store Day Vinyl Reissue?

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Mark Smotroff sleuths out curious quirks on a reissue......

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The Flaming Lips American Head On Vinyl and Hi Res Streaming

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Mark Smotroff takes a favorite new album for a 33 & 1/3 RPM spin

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Why Is Bruce Springsteen’s Letter To You Such A Special New Release?

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Mark Smotroff revels in the life continuum joy of The Boss' music...

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The Fallacy of Best of Lists

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Paul Wilson wonders if best of lists are all they're cracked up to be... ...

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What Recordings Do You Think Need Remixing, Restoration, Reinvention?

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Mark Smotroff has high hopes for a McCartney classic…

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Peanuts Portraits: Another View On Vince Guaraldi’s Enduring Genius

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Mark Smotroff enjoys Peanuts music all year, not just at Christmas... ...

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