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SV Staff Posted: Nov 19, 2007 0 comments
Each year at the Consumer Electronics Show, the Consumer Electronics Association highlights top new products in select categories and honors them with Innovations awards. The tech press got a peak at winners last week at a pre-CES event in New...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 12, 2007 0 comments
Monday, Monday / Entrust that date: Comes word this morning (at 6:03 a.m., to be exact) that the regular CD of Radiohead's In Rainbows will now be released on January 2, 2008. (See my post immediately below.) The parent label is indeed the ATO...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 09, 2007 0 comments
Can't find some prominent music releases on MVI, Blu-ray, HD DVD, and CD that we previewed recently? The dates, they keep a-changin': Donald Fagen: Nightfly Trilogy (Reprise/ Rhino). Originally conceived as a three-MVI set for release on...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 08, 2007 0 comments
It's getting tougher and tougher these days to cheerlead the cause of music in surround sound. No, we at S&V aren't giving up. But, coming so soon after hearing that we're getting the best of Led Zeppelin on stereo CD (again) as opposed to any...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 07, 2007 0 comments
Yes, a belated "Happy Birthday!" to the landmark musical by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim. At this very moment, I happen to be sitting directly across the street from the Winter Garden Theatre, where West Side Story opened on...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 05, 2007 0 comments
You've gotta give it to Samsung. After all, anyone trying to come out with an iPod killer has a steep slope ahead. Samsung has officially launched the P2, a sleek, flash-based media player that delivers music, movies and pictures. The Nano-like P2...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 02, 2007 0 comments
Where does the time go? It has already been 3 years since Heart's last studio album, the fine Jupiters Darling. Fans waiting for the next one can tide themselves over with several projects, both band and solo. First, there's the just-released...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 30, 2007 0 comments
I hate to admit this, but despite the appeal and all the hard work that go into the extras supplied with DVD movies, I rarely have taken the trouble to access that content. Part of it is that I don't like to be interrupted when I'm engrossed in a...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 24, 2007 0 comments
I held a garage sale recently and had hundreds of CDs on display. One of the shoppers asked me why I was dumping all my CDs. I wasn't getting rid of all my discs. I was just filtering out those that I bought for maybe a song or two (Journey's...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 18, 2007 0 comments
Porcupine Tree mastermind Steven Wilson (holding down the middle position and leaning on the center channel in the accompanying photo) dropped by the S&V offices yesterday for a 2-hour surround-sound listening session with yours truly (at right)...

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