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Elton John Bernie Taupin 1971

Tin Pan Alley: The Rise of Elton John

AUTHOR KEITH HAYWARD REVISITS DENMARK STREET, LONDON’S TIN PAN ALLEY, WHERE ELTON JOHN MET BERNIE TAUPIN AND A ROCK MUSIC LEGEND WAS BORN By Harvey Kubernik Soundcheck Books has just published the wonderful and educationa...
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David Bowie

David Bowie’s Aladdin Sane

REMASTERED FOR ITS 40TH ANNIVERSARY INTERVIEW WITH PRODUCER AND ENGINEER KEN SCOTT By Harvey Kubernik David Bowie’s landmark album, Aladdin Sane, his 1973 follow-up to 1972’s The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spid...
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Jaki Byard and Tommy Flanagan

Piano Magic

Tommy Flanagan and Jaki Byard By Armand Lewis usic may be the universal language, but jazz is a conversation — a conversation between the musicians as well as with the audience. A special subset of these musical conversations...
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Record Player

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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Burgerama II

Burgerama II

Burger Records’ Music Festival Is Woodstock For The Millennial Generation — In The O.C. By Jason Tryp un, fun fun! The Burgerama experience is like going to your favorite fast food or… (wait for it)… Burger joint, of ch...
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Esoteric Records Interior

Denis Tomassetti

Remembering The Noted Sacramento Record Store Owner Who Defied The Digital Age By Harvey Kubernik his past April the Sacramento, California area lost, not only a citizen but, an avid music supporter and collector when journalis...
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Money

The Rising Cost of New Vinyl

Or, Shove Your $30 Smiths Reissues Up Your Collective Asses By Colin Tappe came to the conclusion recently that my job as a record store owner is, first and foremost, to make record buying fun. Sure, keeping things organized, h...
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Rough Trade Spencer Hickman

Last Shop Standing

Record Store Day’s Documentary Tracks The Rise, Fall And Survival Of The Record Store By Michael Sigman wenty years ago, the UK boasted a thriving record-store culture, with over 2200 indie shops and as many as three on a sin...
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Grant Green

Grant Green

THE HOLY BARBARIAN By Armand Lewis Nightclubs come and nightclubs go. Troubles with rents, liquor licenses, attracting enough patrons to cover the overhead and pay the performers and staff are all understandable reasons for hig...
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