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Leto Preamp

Zesto Audio

Congratulations to our friends George and Carolyn at Zesto Audio have received the “2013 Editors Choice Awards” in the March issue of The Absolute Sound for both the Leto Preamp and the Andros Phonostage!!!   Zes...
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The Runaways

The First Queens of Rock

AUTHOR EVELYN McDONNELL SORTS THE MUSIC FROM THE MYTHS TO TELL THE “REAL STORY OF THE RUNAWAYS” By Suzanne Rush The band that spawned one of rock’s most durable female icons was born in a suburban rec room in grea...
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The Doors Live At The Hollywood Bowl 68

The Doors Live At the Bowl

Doors Film/DVD by Harvey Kubernik Doors live 1968 concert from the Hollywood Bowl, Live at the Bowl ‘68,  is available on DVD, Blu-Ray, and Digital Video from Eagle Rock Entertainment. A CD, Digital Audio, and double LP from...
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I Hear Voices by Johnny Calla

Johnny Calla

Johnny Calla sang back-up for Huey Lewis and the News for many years. He’s got a solo album out that I really dig, “I Hear Voices.” Check out his website here for more info. 12 cool voice-heavy tracks (hence...
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Burger Records

Succulent Sounds

BURGER RECORDS: STORE, LABEL, EVENT PROMOTER AND HOME OF THE COMPACT CASSETTE RESURGENCE By Michael Enzor These days, record stores abound in Southern California. In Orange County alone (according to these pages) there are at l...
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Last Record Store Santa Rosa

The Last Record Store in Santa Rosa turns 30!

Congrats to Doug Jayne at the Last Record Store in Santa Rosa at 1899a Mendocino Ave for 30 years of yeoman’s service to the record collecting community! Check out their website here.
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F report Card

Record Grading Gets an F

SUBJECTIVE GRADING OF USED LPs IS IN NEED OF A MAJOR REVISION by David Lancon All the records are in very good condition,” says the yard sale seller before telling me the price of the LPs. As I pull my possible purchases from...
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rockin-in-the-desert-cover

Good Rockin’ in the Desert

Check out this You Tube trailer for Bob Morritt’s new book about the history of early rock and roll out of Arizona.
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Pearl Jam Record Shopping

Seattle’s Music Mecca

GEORGETOWN RECORDS IS AT THE CENTER OF THE NORTHWEST’S MUSIC AND COMIC SCENE by John Ohannesian Georgetown, Seattle, Washington. A small business and residential area in a vast sea of industrial buildings and trucks, rail...
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