Vinyl

Why Was I Disappointed With Andrew Hill’s Blue Note Tone Poet Vinyl?

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I don’t think Rudy Van Gelder was 100% perfect as a recording and mixing engineer.  There, I said it… Don’t get me wrong and...

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Guided by Voices’ Propeller Reissued On Colored Vinyl

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One most wonderful thing about Guided By Voices (GBV) — Dayton, Ohio’s original “LoFi” indie rock heroes — is that they have such...

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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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The B3’s The Word on WRD’s The Hit

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Some of you might remember a couple months ago when I wrote a review about the new album from The Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio. There, I...

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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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Island Records’ Vinyl Series Volume One Delivers Hits & Perspective

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To many of you who are fairly deep into music, Island Records is a label that brought you music by Bob Marley & The Wailers, U2 and...

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John Lennon’s Plastic Ono Band 50th Anniversary Boxed Set, Part 3: The Outtakes, The Alternates & Other Things

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My deep dive into the 50th Anniversary super deluxe boxed set celebrating John Lennon’s landmark solo album Plastic Ono Band concludes...

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John Lennon’s Plastic Ono Band 50th Anniversary Boxed Set, Part I: The Stereo Remix On Vinyl & Blu-ray Disc

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Before I even opened the package, the first thing I noticed about the new 50th Anniversary edition of John Lennon’s Plastic Ono Band is...

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Are Super Limited Editions Vexing The Vinyl-verse?

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I get it… Times are tough and everybody is struggling to make a buck and a dime… and vinyl is a hot and highly visible commodity these...

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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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Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band Delivers Hopeful Dance Songs For Hard Times

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I first got introduced to Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band a few years back when the stars aligned. Almost at the same time, both a good...

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Feeling The Natural Joy Of Brazil’s Airto On Real Gone Vinyl

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Some of you may know that I’ve been going on a deeper dive into the music of Brazilian master musicians Hermeto Pascoal and Sivuca (click...

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Embry-Monic Journey : Music, Money & The Mono Muse

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Mark Smotroff offers a practical reason for investing in a Mono cartridge......

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