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The Carpenters: Making The Leap From Singles to Surround Sound

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Mark Smotroff looks at the best and most original Carpenters’ singles re-releases…

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Why Experimenting With Your System System Is A Good Thing

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As an audiophile, I suspect I am one of a brood of enthusiasts who like to tinker with their systems. I find it somewhere between...

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Why Did I Almost Not Review A New Guided By Voices Album?

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Mark Smotroff realizes that some ear candy requires more time to digest…...

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Can You Own Too Much Gear?

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Paul Wilson looks at the wisdom in collecting a lot of audio gear... ...

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Discovering Maia Sharp Via Mercy Rising CD, Vinyl, Streaming

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Mark Smotroff explores a new artists who isn’t really new…

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Reconsidering A Zappa Tribute Covers Project In Surround Sound, SACD

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Mark Smotroff breaks down why some tributes work better than others…...

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New Music Friday

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Vinnie Riccitelli Octet – “For The Record” Self-Released Born in 1926 in Yonkers, NY, Vinnie Riccitelli has literally...

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Herbie Hancock’s My Point of View, Blue Note Tone Poet Vinyl

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I recently picked up a new reissue of one of Herbie Hancock’s earliest solo records as a group leader, My Point Of View. This release...

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Now That It Is Digital, Should You Toss Your OG Vinyl?

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Some of us long term, old school vinyl collectors are often aware of a phenomenon that happens in the marketplace for hard to find...

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Why Reviews Are Important

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In the early years of high performance audio, the hobby, predominately, was most aptly characterized as local. Dealers were in almost every...

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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...

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What Should Happen to the Legendary Tower Records on Sunset Boulevard?

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Jerry Del Colliano gets nostalgic......

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