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Parke Puterbaugh Posted: Oct 01, 2005 0 comments
Ta Det Lugnt Kemado
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Ta Det Lugnt sounds like one of those early 1970s albums by bands b
Robert Ripps Posted: Jan 04, 2008 0 comments

Brett Milano Posted: Sep 03, 2006 0 comments
Stand Still, Look Pretty Maverick
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It's a great setup anyway: Teen-pop star Michelle Branch gets rebelliou
Rob O'Connor Posted: Jul 15, 2007 0 comments
Easy Tiger Lost Highway
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Ryan Adams is like that supersmart kid with ADD: You know he's got it in him,
Billy Altman Posted: Apr 03, 2008 0 comments
Shelby Lynne: Just a Little Lovin' Lost Highway
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Mike Mettler Posted: Apr 05, 2011 0 comments

“It’s a timeless record with so much detail,” says surround-sound remix guru Richard Chycki about Rush’s 1981 masterpiece, Moving Pictures. “I’m glad you’ve clued into all of the nuances.” Chycki is referring to what I said to him last week about the PCM 5.1 and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 mixes he did for MP’s 30th anniversary reissue. Today marks the release of the CD+DVD version, something certainly worth getting if you’re not equipped for Blu-ray — but the much preferred Holy Grail CD+BD version won’t be out until May 3.

Posted: Nov 08, 2010 0 comments

The holidays are approaching, which means big box electronics stores are starting to dangle mostly-awful iPod dock speaker systems in front of would-be consumers like bait. Thankfully, Onkyo isn't taking that approach, instead they have announced two new stereo systems designed for small spaces or even your shelves.

Jeff Perlah Posted: Sep 14, 2005 0 comments
Monkey Business A&M
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The purists who once adored them might dis them now, but the Black Ey
Billy Altman Posted: Nov 09, 2006 0 comments

Parke Puterbaugh Posted: Sep 03, 2007 0 comments

Billy Altman Posted: Jul 30, 2008 0 comments
Rack 'Em
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Rather than wondering what's in the water, it's probably more fitting to wonder what's in the wind that m

Robert Ripps Posted: Aug 07, 2011 0 comments

Murray Perahia’s recordings of Bach’s Keyboard Concertos, originally released from 2001 to 2003, have now been reissued in this specially priced Limited Edition three-CD set (with a new essay by Jeremy Siepmann) — and if you missed them the first time around, do not make that mistake again.

Philip Ryan Posted: Sep 12, 2011 0 comments

Can't make it to the gig? These days, that won't stop you from listening in high resolution - soundboard recordings aren't the cassette tapes of yore anymore. FLAC HD is the format of choice nowadays, and our new blogger Philip Ryan (who in his spare time serves as the technical editor of S+V's sister publications Popular Photography and American Photo) will be checking out a wide range of high-res recordings to see how close he can get to being there.

Brett Milano Posted: Jan 14, 2006 0 comments
Kate Bush Aerial Columbia
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