So, is this what the reviewer really thought?

If like us you wonder how everything between the major global cock-ups and the insignificant ones occur (like the differences between one rip-off power cord and another), and everything in between – then we might just have stumbled on the answer. Could it just be that to varying degrees, all communication, from that between nations […]

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Damping factor – explained by Hi-Fi World

This typical example gets the issue of Damping Factor into perspective. Amplifiers commonly have an output impedance of 0.1 Ohms. Loudspeaker cables will add 0.3 Ohms or so, and the low pas bass inductor of a loudspeaker – in this case a World Audio Design KLS9 measures 0.66 Ohms even with a Ferrite core (air cores have […]

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Life And Life Only (Radio and TV 1961-1965) by Bob Dylan

“A selection of previously unreleased broadcast performances of early Dylan calssics and rarities… “This 80-minute collection represents Dylan at his most fertile via radio and television broadcasts made throughout this astonishing era.The collection features songs and interviews from the 1961 folk Hootenanny at the Riverside Church, New York, just six months after Bob’s arrival in […]

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Tyla Gang – Pool Hall Punks – Complete Recordings 1976-1978 (3CD Box Set)

For the first time ever, here are the Tyla Gang’s complete recordings across three CDs, including many tracks which appear on CD for the first time. Frontman Sean Tyla is currently celebrating his 70th birthday and will be performing several gigs to coincide with this momentous occasion! Sean had previously fronted Pub Rock favourites Ducks […]

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Pepper pot shots: which classic albums do you love to hate?

From the archives, but still fun According to Keith Richards’s tell-all autobiography, on the night of the 1967 Redlands drug bust, the guitarist had taken so much LSD that as the police arrived at his Sussex country mansion, he genuinely thought they were uniformed dwarves and welcomed them in with open arms. You’d assume that […]

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Fleetwood Mac – Tusk (Deluxe Edition 5CD/1DVD-A/2 Vinyl)

Fleetwood Mac builds on its formidable legacy as one of rock’s most legendary acts as they re-visit their most ambitious album with deluxe and expanded editions of TUSK. Originally released in 1979, the Grammy® Award-nominated, double-album sold more than four million copies worldwide, and reached number 1 in the UK album charts, and included hits […]

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Origins and Influence of Soul Music

by Mark Edward Nero Updated February 26, 2018 Soul music is a combination of R&B (Rhythm and Blues) and gospel music and began in the late 1950s in the United States. While Soul has a lot in common with R&B, its differences include its use of gospel-music devices, its greater emphasis on vocalists, and its merging […]

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