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A Collection of New Vinyl Releases for the Audiophile - October, 2012

Word has it that Patterson Hood's latest solo record, "Heat Lightning Rumbles In The Distance," was born of his attempt to write a book. I, for one, would love to read a book written by Patterson Hood...

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Home Theater Movie Renter's Guide - October, 2012

A rambunctious group of five college friends steal away for a weekend of debauchery in an isolated country cabin, only to be attacked by horrific supernatural creatures in a night of endless terror and bloodshed. Sound familiar? Just wait.

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A Collection of New Vinyl for the Audiophile - July, 2012

A Collection of New Vinyl for the Audiophile - July 2012

I read a Dickinson quote about one of his recent NMA albums that he was trying to make as raw as possible. He thought it still came out too clean. It's nice to know that someone is trying.

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Home Theater Movie Renter's Guide - September, 2012

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Snow White and the Huntsman (Blu-ray), The Five-Year Engagement (Blu-ray), Sixteen Candles (Blu-ray), The Firm (Blu-ray), The Vampire Diaries Season 3 (Blu-ray), Life Happens (Blu-ray), Cold Creek Manor (Blu-ray), Arachnophobia (Blu-ray), The Raid: Redemption (Blu-ray)

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Home Theater Movie Renter's Guide - July, 2012

Big Miracle (Blu-ray), Wrath of the Titans (Blu-ray), Project X (Blu-ray), The Artist (Blu-ray), Born on the Fourth of July (Blu-ray), Wanderlust (Blu-ray), Father of the Bride 1 & 2 (Blu-ray)

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A Collection of New Vinyl Releases for the Audiophile - September, 2012

My feelings about the actual recording have not changed in the last few years. This one’s a strange classic. The group was trying to keep up with changing tastes in soul music with Sly Stone and others making a play for the Tempts’ heavyweight title.

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Summer 2012 Secrets CD Reviews

Summer 2012 Secrets CD Reviews

OMG. Little Richard, the true king of rock 'n roll, is back, and sounding better than ever. Here's Little Richard, his game-changing debut album for Specialty Records, is now beautifully remastered...

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A Collection of New Vinyl for the Audiophile - August, 2012

A Collection of New Vinyl for the Audiophile - August 2012I was stoked by my discovery of Impex Records last month when we looked at their version of "Ellington Indigos." It took all the restraint I could muster to take that one off the turntable long enough to explore this month's five records.

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Celebrating 25 Years with Anonymous 4

Celebrating 25 Years with Anonymous 4

In the 25 years that they have been performing together, and the 20 years they've been recording for Harmonia Mundi, the four women of Anonymous 4 have enriched our lives with an impressive discography of rarely performed music written between medieval times and the present day.

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Home Theater Movie Renter's Guide - August, 2012

JawsJaws (Blu-ray), High Noon (Blu-ray), American Reunion (Blu-ray), Silent House (Blu-ray), Friends With Kids (Blu-ray), The Lorax (Blu-ray), Dexter Season 6 (Blu-ray), The Hunger Games (Blu-ray), Grimm: Season One (Blu-ray)

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A Collection of New Vinyl for the Audiophile - June, 2012

A Collection of New Vinyl - June 2012

"Good God!" is a double disc set on heavy vinyl with the aforementioned essay. That's it. If you're burnt on the mainstream, check out what the folks at Numero are doing. They've got a ton of great releases spanning many different eras and genres...

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