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Experiencing The Soul Of Otis Redding

By Dennis Loren “There is something very special and intimate about seeing and hearing an exceptional solo artist or great band performs in a small venue. When I lived in San Francisco in the late-‘60s, I was a regular at t...
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We Still Got Power!

WE STILL GOT POWER!  1980s L.A. punkzine revived in new book by Michael Layne Heath David Markey is all kinds of Punk Rock on a West Coast OG level. His career as an independent filmmaker is a classic implementing of one of t...
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Vinyl And Other Sweet Addictions

My week, before the T.H.E. Show Newport Beach high end audio convention, was highlighted by a visit from Stereophile Magazine Senior Editor and analogplanet.com Editor Micheal Fremer. We spent a day together touring record s...
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Bill Doggett

Bill Doggett

Celebrating the Centenninal of a 1950s Jazz Legend, the “Honkey Tonk” Organist Bill Dogget By Bill Doggett II February 16, 2016 marked what would have been the 100th birthday of Philadelphia musical legend, Bill Dog...
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Record Store Rockin’ in Portlandia

Take a tour through Portland, Oregon’s thriving record store scene ~By James R. Beach A little about me: Born in Portland, Oregon in 1969. My first LP was KISS Alive 2 after seeing them in 1977 at age 7. By 1981, I was collec...
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How to Clean Your Vinyl Records

FIVE EASY PIECES OF VINYL CLEANING ADVICE T.H.E. SHOW NEWPORT BEACH MAY 29 – 31 The greatest HI-FI event of the year is upon us. T.H.E. Show Newport Beach has moved to the luxurious Hotel Irvine where you have the opportu...
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Preserving Your Priceless Collection

What Is The Safest And Most Efficient Means Of Getting A Record Perfectly Clean? By Michael Baskin ou’ve just spent a hour or more pawing through the used bins at a record store, which may be 30 to 100 miles from home and, am...
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Otis!

The immortal songwriter and singer Otis Redding has inspired countess musicians. A 2016 tribute concert, museum exhibit and a brand new autobiography, prove that his popularity and legacy remain at the forefront of the American...
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Mick Rock

THE MAN WHO SHOT THE ’70s Meet the mystery man who’s been one of rock music’s most prolific photographers — and has captured rock’s most famous faces from David Bowie to The Dead Boys by Sean Clifford ...
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