RECORD COLLECTOR NEWS
SERVING RECORD COLLECTORS WORLDWIDE AND BEYOND


 
 

 
Washington Road Trip

Seattle & Tacoma Record Store Odyssey

efore we get to my epic odyssey to Seattle and Tacoma, I want to sincerely wish all of you a wonderful Holiday Season. We don’t come out again until late January so this is my chance to take a minute to express my gratitude t...
by rcnadmin
7

 
 
brothers-reborn

Brothers Reborn and THE Newport Show

BONUS TRACKS by Jim Kaplan ~ I LOVE MY STEREO AND I LOVE MY RECORDS DEPARTMENT The new phono cartridge takes about 100 hours to fully break in. It dawned on me about 5 hours into it that the cartridge was only going to sound be...
by rcnadmin
0

 
 
Frank Zappa

Beatles School and a New Zappa Release

BACK TO SCHOOL WITH THE BEATLES Coursera (www.coursera.org) is a website. Their slogan is “Welcome to Coursera! Take the worlds best courses, online, for free”. They offer free courses such as Mathematical Biostatistics Boo...
by rcnadmin
0

 

 
beatles come to atomic + jane asher

Musical Gift Ideas for Collectors

TURN UP THE RADIO Tis the season! We don’t even have to think about which wall calendar to score each year, it’s always John Tefteller’s Blues Images Blues Calendar. As added incentive, the 2015 version includes an amazin...
by rcnadmin
0

 
 
d-angelo-black-messiah

Has RSD become Corporate Record Label Day?

Christmas In April Saturday, April 18, Record Store day, is the best thing that has happened to independent record stores in the last 8 years. Ok, Adele sold a lot of records, which was great but…the word from record store ow...
by rcnadmin
0

 
 
Rick Rubin

Various ages of angst and a RCN challenge

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE! 2012 was full of great musical discoveries and 2013 is getting off to a good start. I got hipped to the label Omnivore Recordings. They have a pretty diverse catalog that includes Ernie Kovaks, Jelly Fi...
by rcnadmin
0

 

 
THE Show Newport Beach

We’re Turning Five…And Boy Are My Arms Tired

AND MANY MORE… This issue marks our 5th anniversary publishing RCN. During that time our circulation has grown from 6,500 papers and 24 pages to 12,500 papers and 56 pages. Our distribution has grown from Southern Califor...
by rcnadmin
0

 
 
Peter Gabriel Flower Power

The History of Rock and Other Online News

THE HISTORY OF ROCK Understanding the history of music and how different genres and artists fit in with and relate to each other can really increase and widen the scope of enjoying a record collection. It’s interesting, chall...
by rcnadmin
1

 
 
hotel-irvine-the-show

T.H.E. Show: Coming to Newport Beach

Happy 2015 Everybody This year is starting out to be our best ever here at RCN World Headquarters. I say this, course, because I moved my speakers from the long wall to the short wall. Did you know speakers always sound best wh...
by rcnadmin
0