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The Beatles Mono Mania

NEW MONO RELEASES MADE FROM THE ANALOG MASTERS REVISIT THE ORIGINAL MIXES By Harvey Kubernik An Interview With Abbey Road Studios Engineer, Ken Scott On September 9 in North America, The Beatles’ nine U.K. albums, the America...
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The Seeds

Pushin’ Too Hard

RAGS TO RICHES IN THE NEW SEEDS DOCUMENTARY By Harvey Kubernik   Pushin’ Too Hard, a long form documentary about seminal garage band The Seeds, directed by Neil Norman and produced by Alec Palao for the Crescendo Production...
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Wounds to Bind

Jerry Burgan, guitarist for the ‘60 group, We Five has written a memoir about his life in the folk rock revolution By Ric Menck Best known for their cover of Ian & Sylvia’s “You Were On My Mind,” We Five were one of...
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News from RCN World Headquarters

THE LIVING IS EASY It’s summertime here at RCN World Headquarters. The ageing window unit air conditioners wheeze against the 95-degree sun beating down. The poor machines try. They do make a lot of noise. But ultimately, the...
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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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The Runaways

The First Queens of Rock

AUTHOR EVELYN McDONNELL SORTS THE MUSIC FROM THE MYTHS TO TELL THE “REAL STORY OF THE RUNAWAYS” By Suzanne Rush The band that spawned one of rock’s most durable female icons was born in a suburban rec room in grea...
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Freddie Mercury of the band Quee Photographs by Neal Preston © Queen Productions Ltd.

A Visit and 1975 Interview with Queen’s Freddie Mercury

BY HARVEY KUBERNIK Actor Rami Malek is the 2019 Academy Award-winning recipient in the Best Leading Actor category for his portrayal of the late singer/songwriter Freddie Mercury in the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody which has ...
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Brian Jones

He brought The Rolling Stones together, gave them their sound, gave them their mission, gave them their name and even gave Keith and Mick a place to live. It’s time to take another look at Brian Jones. By Harvey Kubernik Bria...
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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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