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Home Theater Movie Renter's Guide - September, 2011

movie-september-2011-teaser2Conan the Barbarian/Conan the Destroyer (Blu-ray), Hanna (Blu-ray), Dexter Season 5 (Blu-ray), Good Will Hunting (Blu-ray), Scarface (Blu-ray), The Vampire Diaries Season 2 (Blu-ray), Blood Simple (Blu-ray), Nightmare Before Christmas 3D (3D Blu-ray), The Office: Season 7 (Blu-ray), A Fistful of Dollars (Blu-ray), For a Few Dollars More (Blu-ray), United 93 (Blu-ray), Thor (Blu-ray), The Magnificent Seven (Blu-ray), Return of the Magnificent Seven (Blu-ray), Star Wars: Episode IV (Blu-ray), Star Wars: Episode I (Blu-ray), Star Wars: Episode V (Blu-ray), Star Wars: Episode VI (Blu-ray)

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Fall 2011 CD and DVD Reviews for the Audiophile

Fall 2011 CD and DVD Reviews for the Audiophile

Is it possible that yours truly, who has hardly listened to rock ‘n roll since tripping weekly to the Beatles in the summer of 1967 and truly believing in the existence of tangerine trees and marmalade skies...

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A Collection of New Vinyl Releases for the Audiophile - July, 2011

A Collection of New Vinyl Releases for the Audiophile - July 2011

I love good hip-hop. Good hip-hop only accounts for about five percent of all hip-hop, but when it's good there's not much I'd rather hear. And when it's good, it's often by the Beastie Boys.

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A Collection of New Vinyl Releases for the Audiophile - August, 2011

A Collection of New Vinyl Releases for the Audiophile - August 2011

Becoming an Elvis Costello fan was one of the least likely events to have occurred in my life. Thanks to Mobile Fidelity, I now have approximately $150 worth of Costello goodness

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Home Theater Movie Renter's Guide - July, 2011

movie-july-2011-teaserThe Adjustment Bureau (Blu-ray), Happy Gilmore (Blu-ray), Red Riding Hood (Blu-ray), The Outlaw Josey Wales (Blu-ray), Hall Pass (Blu-ray), Blue Crush 2 (Blu-ray), American: The Bill Hicks Story (Blu-ray), 13 Assassins (Blu-ray), Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Extended Edition) (Blu-ray), Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (Extended Edition) (Blu-ray), Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (Extended Edition) (Blu-ray), Ocean Wonderland 3D (3D Blu-ray), Sharks 3D (3D Blu-ray), The Eagle (Blu-ray), Source Code (Blu-ray)

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Home Theater Movie Renter's Guide - August, 2011

movie-august-2011-teaserSource Code (Blu-ray), Amelie (Blu-ray), Rango (Blu-ray), Brazil (Blu-ray), The Smurfs (DVD), Unknown (Blu-ray), Your Highness (Blu-ray), The Blues Brothers (Blu-ray), Chocolat (Blu-ray), Fast Times at Ridgemont High (Blu-ray), Mars Needs Moms 3D (3D Blu-ray), The Big Lebowski (Blu-ray), Paul (Blu-ray), National Lampoon's Animal House (Blu-ray), Dazed and Confused (Blu-ray), Jane Eyre (Blu-ray)

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A Collection of New Vinyl Releases for the Audiophile - June, 2011

A Collection of New Vinyl Releases - June 2011

I decided a while back to ride the Dap-Kings train until it took a wrong turn or flew off the tracks entirely. Put simply, they make the best rhythm and blues records around in 2011.

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CD and DVD Reviews for the Audiophile - July, 2011

CD and DVD Reviews for the Audiophile

From three renowned pioneers of the electric jazz fusion medium comes Forever, a surprising mix of back-to-the-roots, straight ahead acoustic jazz and electric fusion.

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Home Theater Movie Renter's Guide - June, 2011

movie-june-2011-teaserSanctum (Blu-ray), The Dilemma (Blu-ray), The Usual Suspects Digibook (Blu-ray), The Terminator Digibook (Blu-ray), The Manchurian Candidate (1962) (Blu-ray), I Am Number Four (Blu-ray), Dead Man Walking (Blu-ray), True Blood Season 3 (Blu-ray), Le Mans (Blu-ray), Grand Prix (Blu-ray), True Grit (Blu-ray), Rocky (Blu-ray), Platoon (Blu-ray), Hotel Rwanda (Blu-ray), American Graffiti (Blu-ray), Once Upon a Time in the West (Blu-ray), The Horse Soldiers (Blu-ray), The Mechanic (Blu-ray), A Nightmare in Las Cruces (DVD), Gnomeo & Juliet 3D (3D Blu-ray)

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An Interview with French Countertenor Philippe Jaroussky

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In a relatively short amount of time, Philippe Jaroussky, 33, has built an international reputation as a leading countertenor. Jaroussky came to prominence in 2004, when his first solo recording for Virgin Classics caught fire. Since then, his light, soprano-like sound, facility with coloratura, boyish looks, and rare dynamic flare have made him equally popular on stage and YouTube.

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A Collection of New Vinyl Releases for the Audiophile - May, 2011

A Collection of New Vinyl Releases - May 2011

Jason Isbell is one of my favorite songwriters working. I saw a documentary recently about the "outlaw country" music movement in the mid-'70's wherein they described a 20-year-old Steve Earle as some sort of lyrical genius for his age (my words).

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