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Why Is The Violent Femmes Best Selling Album Not What You Might Think It Is?

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Mark Smotroff is reminded why he fell in love with this band in the first place…

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Lou Barlow’s Reason To Live: Fresh Modern Campfire Songs For 2021

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Mark Smotroff suddenly wants to make some s’mores…

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Exploring Amy Winehouse’s Catalog On Vinyl, Qobuz, Tidal Streaming

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Mark Smotroff gains new appreciation for a modern pop-jazz legend…...

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Lady Blackbird Takes Flight With Black Acid Soul

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Mark Smotroff gets excited about music all over again…...

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Can World Music Bridge The Gap To Prog Rock? Part 1: New Music From Cuba’s Okuté.

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Mark Smotroff grooves on global sounds and connective influences…

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Which Version Of Bob Marley’s Capitol Sessions Is Right For You: Vinyl, DVD Or A High Res Stream?

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Mark Smotroff acknowledges challenges and limitations on some recordings… ...

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How Did I Miss Out On Madeleine Peyroux?

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Mark Smotroff would rather be late to the party than never…. ...

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Let It Beatle: Perspective & Preparations for New Documentary, Boxed Sets, Remixes, Books & More…

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Mark Smotroff anticipates releases and considers The Beatles’ lasting legacy…

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Four Things To Love About Durand Jones & The Indications’ New Album Private Space

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Mark Smotroff continues to be excited by the vintage soul music revival…...

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Black Pumas Live Without A Net Direct-To-Disc At Capitol Records Studios

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Mark Smotroff grooves on a favorite new band’s live session…...

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Why Did I Wait So Long To Buy A Classic XTC Vinyl Reissue?

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Mark Smotroff continues to find ways to justify his record collecting actions…

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Sweet Unreleased Reggae Sounds Score On Ethiopian’s Return Of Jack Sparrow

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Mark Smotroff opens his mind to some new but familiar sounds… ...

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Did I Really Need To Buy This Classic Jazz Oliver Nelson Vinyl Re-issue?

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Mark Smotroff bares his soul about a periodic record collector’s conundrum…...

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Two New Releases From XTC’s Colin Moulding & Andy Partridge, Explored

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Mark Smotroff imagines what a new XTC album might sound like…

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Why Do Record Collectors Quest For Original Pressings?

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Mark Smotroff dreams of a taste recorder and other things…...

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Is Brenda & The Tabulations The Band To Make You Subscribe To Hi Res Streaming Services Like Qobuz?

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Mark Smotroff finds a soul rarity streaming in CD quality…...

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