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Too Much Music: A Failed Experiment In Dedicated Listening
Record collector listens to a single record for a month as an experiment romanticizing “the days of intimate close listening, of prolonged concentrated meditation with an art object”,...
180 gram vinyl: Is it worth the weight?
The words "180 Gram Vinyl" have been the cause for many misunderstandings and debate among the audiophile and vinyl records community. Unnecessarily so, I would say, there is...
26,000 Rare Songs Digitized From Obsolete 78 RPM Now Free to Download
The Great 78 Project is a community project for the preservation, research, and discovery of 78rpm records. From about 1898 to the 1950s, an estimated 3 million sides (~3 minute recordings) have...
Vinyl Filler Reissues Blocking Indies from Pressing
Ten years ago, the turnaround of record was three-to-four weeks. That was before the majors discovered that they can make a fast buck with vinyl reissues. Now it...
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Crates is High Subscriptions & the Music Industry
Honestly, I’m not 100% sure what impact we will have on the industry as a whole. There is no way to predict how the subscription service will impact...
Crates is High Origins
After getting back on my feet, I realized how much I missed the venues that would hold space for Hip Hop in Los Angeles and the Bay Area...