Issue 116

Opening Salvo: Only Two More Days Till Tomorrow
“Baby, there’s only two more days till tomorrow.” That’s from the Gary Wilson song, “I Wanna Take You On A...
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Masthead: Our Staff
Contributing Writers: J.I. Agnew, Ivan Berger, Ray Chelstowski, Jay Jay French, Tom Gibbs, Roy Hall, Robert Heiblim, Rich Isaacs, Anne...
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Too Much Tchaikovsky: Comfort and Adventure
Good: If I ever start making playlists again, or decide to re-organize my record collection, I could divide everything into...
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Frankly Speaking: Talking with Carl Marchisotto of NOLA Loudspeakers
Carl Marchisotto is the president of Holbrook, NY-based Accent Speaker Technology, manufacturers of NOLA loudspeakers. Before then, Marilyn and Carl...
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Twisted Systems: Me and the Dead, Part Two
In response to reader jeffstarr who commented on my Dead article, “The Rocky Road to Unlimited Devotion” (Issue 114), he...
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Music'al Notes: Four Weddings and a Funeral
The bride and groom walked down the aisle to the wedding canopy while the whole orchestra played the wedding march....
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Off the Charts: Wanda Jackson: the Queen of Rockabilly
In the tiny town of Maude, Oklahoma, Wanda Jackson came into the world in 1937. Her dad bought her a...
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Revolutions Per Minute: Colored Vinyl: Eye Candy, But is It Ear Candy?
Records, from the age of shellac to the vinyl era, have traditionally been black. Artwork was typically confined to the...
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Music to My Ears: Travis Wammack – Memphis Royalty
We’re going to visit a guy today who is known to guitar players but not to the general public. Travis...
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Something Old / Something New: The Natural Horn: Recent Recordings
French horn is a notoriously difficult instrument to play at a virtuosic level, but that’s nothing compared to the challenge...
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To Be Determined: Four Solid Hits!
Sophia Portanet - Freier Geist Sofia Portanet is of Spanish and German descent, but she grew up in Paris, and...
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Eureka Moments: Let the Good Sounds Roll
When I was growing up having a real car stereo was almost as important as owning a solid home system,...
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True-Life Rock Tales: Images of the Past: On the Road with Nektar
Things work out, I’m happy, I have the job as road manager for Nektar, a British progressive rock band, as told...
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The Copper Interview: John Grado of Grado Labs, Part Two
In Part One (Issue 115), John Seetoo and John Grado talked about Grado’s reference vinyl discs, the “Grado sound,” the...
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Wayne's Words: Bananagun and Khruangbin Take on the World
Bananagun: The True Story of Bananagun (Full Time Hobby) Khruangbin: Mordechai (Dead Oceans) Bananagun had me won over with their...
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Featured: Audio Shows 101: What to Expect As A First-Timer
A guide for newbies to make the most of the audio show experience. Since audio shows have been sidelined for...
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Audio Anthropology: Set It Off
I wonder how many people blew the speaker. Thanks to our Ray Chelstowski for submitting this.   Now that's a...
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Parting Shot: What a Long, Strange Trip It's Been
"I call shotgun!" We can guess what's on that iPod: "Tears of a Clown," "Send in the Clowns," "Cathy's Clown,"...
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