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Another Preview: Wake Up Your Ears

On April 9, 2013

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We’ve got another preview of our Wake Up Your Ears sampler for you, including tracks from Lenny White/Buster Williams/George Colligan/Steve Wilson, Jen Chapin, and CC Coletti, available starting April 12th for only $4.98!

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First Listen: Wake Up Your Ears

On April 5, 2013

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Check out this preview of our Wake Up Your Ears sampler, including tracks from John Hammond, Dr. Chesky, and Rebecca Pidgeon, available starting April 12th for only $4.98!

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Autographed Sgt. Pepper Sale Breaks Records

On April 4, 2013

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An autographed copy of The Beatles’ album, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, sold for $290,500 at an auction, far exceeding estimations of $30,000.  The record was signed by all four Beatles in 1967, the same year it was released.  The previous record price for a signed Beatles album was for a copy of 1964’s […]

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Record Store Day 2013 Releases

On April 3, 2013

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In honor of Record Store Day 2013 on April 20th, there are many artists releasing new albums on that day.  Below is the complete list.  There are three categories on this list: RECORD STORE DAY EXCLUSIVE RELEASES – Exclusively available on Record Store Day at Record Store Day participating stores. Will not be available anywhere […]

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The Record Books

On March 26, 2013

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Graphic artist, Christophe Gowans, is asking, “What if best-selling albums had been books instead?” Gowans has designed for the music industry and has also served as Art Director for a number of magazines including Blitz, Hybrid, Esquire, Modern Painters, The Sunday Telegraph Magazine, and Stella.  His project, “The Record Books,” depicts what classic albums would […]

Vintage Revival

On March 12, 2013

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It seems the old can always become new again in many respects: remakes of old movies, resurgences of fashion trends, relaunches of brands, the search for vintage and antique items, etc.  This is also true in music. Lately we’ve seen many famous groups reunite for benefit concerts, special performances, reunion tours, and even to make […]

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Hear Eric Clapton’s ‘Old Sock’ on The Wall Street Journal’s Website

On March 7, 2013

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Eric Clapton is currently streaming his newest album, Old Sock (to be released March 12), for free on The Wall Street Journal’s website. His 20th studio album pays tribute to many artists that Clapton respects.  The album features ten covers of some of his favorite songs from childhood to current day, as well as two […]

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Musician Spotlight: Jack White, Vinyl Proponent

On February 27, 2013

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Jack White, known for The White Stripes, The Raconteurs, and The Dead Weather, is not only a talented musician but is also doing his part to keep vinyl relevant. His solo album, Blunderbuss, was the top selling LP of 2012.  It knocked off the perennial vinyl top-seller, The Beatles’ “Abbey Road,” which had claimed that […]

MP3, FLAC, and More: Audio File Formats Explained

On February 20, 2013

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There’s a lot of terms that get thrown around when discussion turns to audio file formats: compressed, uncompressed, lossless, lossy, codecs, bitrates, and more. Things can get pretty confusing. Check out our explanation of all the terms below to help understand the differences.   Uncompressed audio files are large, original studio-quality digital-audio files. They are […]

Why Does Music Move Us?

On February 18, 2013

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Humans are rather clever animals. We’ve managed to teach ourselves how to express ideas through written words, as well as emotions through art and music. Think about that for a minute. Through our art and music, the emotion felt by an artist may be encoded through color, shadow and harmony to be decoded and experienced […]

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