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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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Free Weezy: Lil Wayne Released from Cash Money Records
He is his own man, a man that owns his assets, his music and himself.
Andre 3000 Tributes Mothers with Two New Songs
You know what's really cool? Or what's cooler than being cool? First, it's knowing that Andre 3000 has a Soundcloud. Second, that he's likely sitting on a pretty...
First Listen: Jean Grae & Quelle Chris, 'Everything's Fine'
"It was our first year of Trump," Chris tells NPR Music, regarding the inspiration behind the LP. "The news all day is bad news, you know. Life, in...
Kendrick Lamar's DAMN Grammys
DAMN. is right.