Record, Vinyl & Turntables

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Audiophile: Vinyl, April 2021

Audiophile: Vinyl, April 2021

This month we review: The Butterfield Blues Band, Grateful Dead, The Rolling Stones...

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Thorens TD 148A Turntable

Thorens TD 148A Turntable

Fully auto turntables went out of fashion in the late '70s but Thorens has the history...

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Sony PS-Q7 Turntable

Sony PS-Q7 Turntable

More miniature magic from a brand proud to beat its own path came in 1982 in the...

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Steve Hunt, Connections | The Vinyl Anachronist

Steve Hunt, Connections | The Vinyl Anachronist

It’s an emerging and already dominant theme in contemporary jazz during the pandemic,...

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Why Was I Disappointed With Andrew Hill’s Blue Note Tone Poet Vinyl?

Why Was I Disappointed With Andrew Hill’s Blue Note Tone...

I don’t think Rudy Van Gelder was 100% perfect as a recording and mixing engineer. ...

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Bonnie Whitmore’s Last Will & Testament On Vinyl, CD, Tidal & Qobuz Streams

Bonnie Whitmore’s Last Will & Testament On Vinyl, CD, Tidal...

Mark Smotroff remembers to not judge a book by its cover…

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Discovering Maia Sharp Via Mercy Rising CD, Vinyl, Streaming

Discovering Maia Sharp Via Mercy Rising CD, Vinyl, Streaming

Mark Smotroff explores a new artists who isn’t really new…

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Craft Recordings Announce Dyke & The Blazers Funk Vinyl Collections

Craft Recordings Announce Dyke & The Blazers Funk Vinyl...

Craft Recordings announces the release of two new collections celebrating the music...

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New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums for May 7th

New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums for May 7th

New music this week from BMX Bandits, The Allergies, Telex and more courtesy of...

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Jakob Dinesen, Anders Christensen, Laust Sonne, Blessings | The Vinyl Anachronist

Jakob Dinesen, Anders Christensen, Laust Sonne, Blessings...

The Danes are coming! The Danes are coming! Blessings, the new jazz trio recording...

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Ahmed Warshanna, Ishta | The Vinyl Anachronist

Ahmed Warshanna, Ishta | The Vinyl Anachronist

Think about Northern African influences on jazz, and eventually you’ll start thinking...

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Hilary Hahn, Paris | The Vinyl Anachronist

Hilary Hahn, Paris | The Vinyl Anachronist

There’s something exhilarating about the arrival of Paris from violinist Hilary...

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John Daversa Jazz Orchestra, All Without Words | The Vinyl Anachronist

John Daversa Jazz Orchestra, All Without Words | The Vinyl...

The John Daversa Jazz Orchestra (website) is certainly on a roll. Last year there...

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Craft Recordings Announces Record Store Day Dozen Exclusives

Craft Recordings Announces Record Store Day Dozen Exclusives

Craft's Record Store Day Dozen includes the first ever vinyl release of John Martyn's...

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Island Records’ Vinyl Series Volume One Delivers Hits & Perspective

Island Records’ Vinyl Series Volume One Delivers Hits &...

To many of you who are fairly deep into music, Island Records is a label that brought...

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Tomita In Quadrophonic: Surround Sound Was Made For This Music

Tomita In Quadrophonic: Surround Sound Was Made For This...

Back in the 1970s when I was a teenager just getting into music I remember hearing...