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Los Lobos

Chris Morris Writes the Book on a Great American Band By Michael Sigman On May 4, 1980, Los Angeles Reader music critic Chris Morris went to see punk heroes PiL (John Lydon’s post-Sex Pistols lineup) at the suitably seedy Oly...
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The Sound and Pound of Motown

Motown The Musical is the American dream story of Berry Gordy, Jr.’s journey from featherweight boxer to record label owner and heavyweight music mogul. By Harvey Kubernik The stage play recently concluded its Broad...
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Adventures with eBay

EBay, Oy Vay I don’t do much business on eBay… and now I know why. So, just to see what’s going on I listed two records. While I was there, I bought a record. Something I could have purchased from any number of major onli...
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Graham between takes during the filming of A ’60s Reunion with Bill Graham: A Night at the Fillmore, 1986. Photo by Ken Friedman; courtesy of Ken Friedman.

Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution

Visits the Era Again By Harvey Kubernik The Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles presents Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution, May 7-October 11, 2015, the first comprehensive major exhibition retrospective about...
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Star Shots

Photographer Guy Webster’s iconic photos of Los Angeles’ film and music stars from the 1960s By Harvey Kubernik Big Shots: Rock Legends and Hollywood Icons (Insight Editions / $75.00 / October 2014) is an unparalleled, defi...
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Genius Never Waits

A new bootleg series release captures some of the Miles Davis’ seminal performances during two decades of the Newport Jazz Festival By Harvey Kubernick Miles Davis’ 20-year association as an artist at impresario George Wein...
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The Oracle ReAnimated

It Doesn’t Have to Cost a Fortune to Upgrade Your Turntable By David Thomson Getting the best out of my vinyl is my goal. The better my system gets, more information is revealed or, since my recent Oracle Delphi turntable...
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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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Keith Richards reads RCN!

Keith Richards enjoying the latest issue of Record Collector News on the tour bus enroute to San Diego for the Rolling Stones concert! Read the blog post “Rolling Stones Gather No Moss” and read latest issue of Reco...
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