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The Record Parlour

Hooray for Hollywood Record Stores

DATELINE: HOLLYWOOD by Jim Kaplan ~ When did Hollywood become hipster haven? A dozen years ago I was employed by the LA Weekly, its offices at the time were on Sunset Blvd. near Highland Ave. We didn’t go out to our cars alon...
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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...
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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 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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Nirvana

Books

THREE BOOKS CAME ACROSS OUR DESK RECENTLY…      
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Doug MacLeod

Doug MacLeod

THERE’S A TIME – DOUG MacLEOD “Prof.” Johnson’s first Blues for RR, recorded at famous Sky-walker Sound! 13 original songs showcase Doug MacLeod’s soulful vocals and trademark acoustic guitar sound, backed b...
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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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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...
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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...
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