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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...
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Books

THREE BOOKS CAME ACROSS OUR DESK RECENTLY…      
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T.H.E. Show Newport Beach is an audiophile’s paradise. And the pool is nice, too.

T.H.E. Show Newport and Zappa Reissues

T.H.E. Show Newport Beach 2013 Wrap-up As someone who loves bright shiny amazing looking and sounding stereo equipment, I couldn’t wait for the 3rd annual T.H.E. Show Newport Beach 2013. I don’t get to go to a lot of these ...
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Kevin Starke of Chicago’s Kstarke Records also runs a local record label

My Kind of Town

Record Collector News visits Chicago on Record Store Day 2017 to check out its vital collecting scene and, of course, pick some bins by Jim Kaplan~ This April, Record Collector News shut down the entire World Headquarters facil...
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New Music, Old Vinyl, Happy Digging

BEST MUSIC STORES OF L.A. Congratulations to CD Trader in Tarzana (18926 Ventura Boulevard, Tarzana, CA 91356, (818) 705-3544) and Amoeba Records in Hollywood (6400 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028, (323) 245-6400) for g...
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A Bitchin’ Summer of Music

What a bitchin’ sum-mer so far. Among other treasures, I recently found a copy of Frank Zappa’s Old Masters Volume Two and the dinero to purchase it. It fit right between volumes One and Three. Then I found a copy of You Ca...
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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...
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News from Slovenia and Record Store Day

UPGRADE YOUR VINYL by Jim Kaplan~ Everything is changing in the world today. Sides have been chosen. Lines have been drawn (and redrawn) Voices are raised. Change like this brings as much fear, uncertainty and anger as hope. We...
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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...
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