JOHN COLTRANE: European Tour 1962 (10 CD Box Set)

We are told: Le Chant du Monde present the second volume of JohnColtrane live in Europe, here compiling together sixconcerts from the 1962 tour – Paris, Stockholm, Helsinki,Copenhagen, Graz and Milan. A superb opportunity for the listener to fully immersethemselves in the work of this greatest of jazz icons, overnumerous versions of the core body […]

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Blues music: notable interviews – Matt Schofield

Blues Matters magazine writes:  Matt Schofield has been on the UK blues scene since about 2002, in the last few years he has increased his fan base by touring extensively abroad. He is well respected especially in the USA by many guitarists, he is definitely a guitarists guitarist. His eagerly awaited new album “Far As […]

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WALTER TROUT: The Outsider – 25th Anniversary Series LP3 (Vinyl 180g 2LP)

From our archives: The 25th Anniversary Series is very limited high quality vinyl releases of some of the best Walter Trout catalogue released in special packaging. Each release is very limited to only 2,000 copies worldwide and produced on high quality 180g vinyl and a maximum of 20 minutes per side. These are a must […]

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ISOL-8: Cross Contamination Explained.

They tell us ….. The problem of noise cross contamination through power supply is often overlooked. Reducing its effect can result in significant performance gains for any system. The key point is to understand is that each system component is not blameless and generates significant mains noise itself. In terms of power supply, it is […]

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PS AUDIO: Switch Mode Power Supplies

Paul McGowan: Switch Mode Power Supplies, or SMPS, just sounds nasty.  No, not the supply itself but the word “Switch Mode”.  Shades of choppy, digital, not linear, radiating, messy.  Definitely something you want to stay away from. A SMPS is a linear power supply only it doesn’t have a big power transformer like what we […]

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THE DUDLEY MOORE TRIO: Today (CD)

We are told: • Regardless of the brilliance of Dudley Moore’s celebrated comic partnership with Peter Cook, his marriages and abundant romantic assignations, the relationship which was surely most dear to him was with music. He could pull hilarious classical pastiches – like Beethoven ‘variations on Colonel Bogey’, and Britten’s ‘Little Miss Muffett’ – out of […]

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What It’s Really Like to Work in a Music Store?

Update: Eric has enabled embedding on his videos once more; he disabled the function recently. We’ve embedded a video from his YouTube channel below. According to Andy Warhol, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes — a concept that has gelled even more with the advent of the Internet. Well, yesterday a humble music store […]

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PETER GREEN: Man of the World DVD

Feature length DVD film, over 140 mins. Including live performance footage of: Oh Well, Albatross, Black Magic Woman, Man of the World, and many more. Over two hours of incredible, honest and under the skin footage shot as a feature and delivering a definitive insight into the life of Peter Green and those that surrounded […]

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“This Perfectly Satirizes Every ‘Serious’ Record Collector You Know”

Sarah Barness (The Huffington Post): If you know anyone that “seriously” collects records, they are probably exactly like this guy. They organize their collection by sections for generic metal, stoner metal,death metal, punk, shoegazer, dream pop, jazz, ragtime, classical, rap, R&B etc. etc. etc. If the records aren’t organized by genre, they might just be […]

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Gary Moore – Live At Bush Hall 2007 (CD) inc. track listing

The late Gary Moore was one of the finest and most respected guitarists of his generation. This show, recorded at London’s Bush Hall on 17th May 2007, was originally broadcast by Planet Rock radio. This is the first time the recording has been made available outside of this original broadcast. The concert features a number […]

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PS AUDIO: All of us as salespeople that work for shops and manufacturers that are charged with saving the world from bad sound, need to ……

Paul McGowan: “If your going to sell high end cars like a Corvette, you need to drive it, shift it, corner it, to appreciate it.  The thrill of whipping around in a Corvette is pretty righteous and just ignites passion inside of one when experienced.” Brad Paulson writes a terrific and insightful article about passion […]

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Ted Gioia Talks “Love Songs: The Hidden History”

Steve Provia (allaboutjazz.com)  interviews: “Just as jazz had played a key role in ending segregation in earlier years, rock performers now took the lead in introducing mainstream society to outside the mainstream conceptions of gender and sexual self-definition. —Ted Gioia” Ted Gioia is a prolific writer and a good one. Readers probably know him through […]

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