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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 — of...

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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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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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At Least 10 Reasons To Explore The Grateful Dead’s Studio Brilliance

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It seems that every few weeks on these Interwebs and social media, I come across a statement from someone who makes a blanket comment about...

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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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Drummers Drumming: Bernard Purdie’s Purple Vinyl “Purdie Good!”

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It is kind of amazing to stop and think how a drummer who has played on an enormous amount of hit recordings over the past 50 years is not...

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Drummers Drumming: Jack DeJohnette & Idris Muhammad Rock Rhythms From Different Directions

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The good folks at Craft Recordings’ rich Jazz Dispensary subsidiary unearthed a handful of tasty jams toward the end of last year...

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