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THIS IS GARY McFARLAND

THIS IS GARY McFARLAND Have you ever been digging through the bins with a vague intention of finding works by one artist and picked up something similar, but not quite what you were looking for? I discovered Gary McFarland reco...
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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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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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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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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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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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Letters To The Editor

Fan Mail

LETTERS Dear RCN, Is Record Store Day all that good for small independent record stores? Are the labels releasing too much material? Are the stores getting stuck with merchandise they can’t sell? Is Record Store Day becoming ...
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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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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...
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