Rudy Van Gelder Began Recording Jazz Greats Like Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis, Art Blakely and John Coltrane For Blue Note In His Parent’s New Jersey Living Room By Carter James ~ I often tell my friends who own record stores that the potentially biggest market for them is people who don’t even have vinyl, yet. [...]
Alfred Lion Founded The Pioneering Jazz Label in 1939; Today, The label Celebrates Its Rich History With Numerous Re-releases Of Classic Recordings by Armand Lewis ~ Today, independent record labels are the norm rather than the exception. This was not always the case. In the 1930s, as America struggled out of the Great Depression, even [...]
A Music Lover’s Take On The Music Scene In Los Angeles by Maya Eslami ~ In September of last year, Mazzy Star released their fourth studio album, Seasons of Your Day, on their independent label Rhymes of An Hour. Although Hope Sandoval, the lead singer of Mazzy Star, released a couple solo efforts (Bavarian Fruit Bread in [...]
The Antique Phonograph Society celebrates the dawn of recording history at their annual show and sale in Buena Park Readers of this publication are well aware that aficionados of recorded sound may seek out LPs, 45-rpm, and/or 78-rpm records — as well as the vintage machinery to play them — all of which may be [...]
New David Crosby, Stephen Stills, Graham Nash, and Neil Young Box Set by Harvey Kubernik ~ David Crosby, Stephen Stills, Graham Nash, and Neil Young release the new box set: CSNY 1974. Plus an interview with musician-producer, Graham Nash This July, David Crosby, Stephen Stills, Graham Nash and Neil Young will release their CSNY 1974, [...]
MUTINY MUTINY | DON’T QUIT YOUR DAY JOB by Mike Nipper ~ Seattle trio, Mutiny Mutiny, has just released their second full length, it’s called Don’t Quit Your Day Job, and, to my ears, it proves to be a worthy follow up to their well-lauded debut album, Constellation. Y’all, Mutiny Mutiny has got it in [...]
To those in the vinyl game, Bob is better known as a constant presence at record shows, which have become as much a competition for that month’s holy grail record and bragging rights thereof, carefully culling out those 45s good enough for his collection, about which little is known, but must be impressive based on what he buys.