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Lost Classic — Ira Stein & Russel Walder: Elements

For a brief while in the 1980s, I was sampling some of the Windham Hill recordings.  I admit that some of what I’d heard wasn’t all that exciting to me (some of it could be too “new-agey” or precious), but … Continue reading

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Lost Classic — Basia: Time and Tide

Have you ever put on an LP or CD you haven’t heard in several years, and it was like rediscovering that album?  I’m sure you have, but if the gap is long enough, it is almost like rewinding to that … Continue reading

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Review: Police “Zenyatta Mondatta” Back To Vinyl 180g

I have seen Universal’s “Back To Vinyl” series of reissues available on websites and in a couple of local record stores.  It wasn’t until I accidentally came across an unmarked 180g pressing of Zenyatta Mondata that I wound up owning one. … Continue reading

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Bobby Troup and His Stars of Jazz: a swinging romp through the past!

I took a chance on this one. About 15 or so years ago, I had to pad out an order for some BMG Spain import titles. Along with some assorted other west coast jazz CDs, I grabbed this one. I … Continue reading

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Review: Tears For Fears “Seeds of Love” on Mobile Fidelity vinyl

The Seeds Of Love has long been my favorite Tears For Fears album.  Beatlesque in nature at times, it is an upbeat follow-up to their second album, Songs From The Big Chair.  I still have my original pressing CD from when … Continue reading

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