Monthly Archives: November 2006

Nintendo Wii a big success!

I’ve been following news reports about the new Nintendo Wii console. In its first week on sale, the Wii has sold over 600,000 units, and roughly 3/4 of all Wii buyers have purchased the Legend Of Zelda: Twilight Princess game … Continue reading

Posted in Gaming Corner

Antonio Carlos Jobim: Stone Flower

For the past 20 or so years, I’ve owned both of Jobim’s A&M/CTi albums, Wave and Tide, on the Audio Master Plus reissue vinyl. They both sound fantastic, and even Verve’s reissue of Tide on CD sounds quite nice. The … Continue reading

Posted in Music

Happy Thanksgiving!

I just wanted to wish all of our Rudy’s Corner friends and supporters a happy Thanksgiving! We have no big plans for the day–just a quiet dinner at home, and a long walk after dinner to make the food settle. … Continue reading

Posted in Say What?

Rudy’s Corner Store

We now have a new Amazon-powered store that is completely ours. I’m proud to present the new Rudy’s Corner Store! In our store, you’ll find a unique shopping experience that is geared to our articles here at Rudy’s Corner. The … Continue reading

Posted in Audio/Video Hardware, Computing, Gaming Corner, Music, Radio (Online, XM, AM, FM), Say What?

Carpenters: Singles 1969-1981 (SACD Hybrid)

There are countless Carpenters compilations available, both in the U.S. and as imports. In many cases, compilations with the same titles often have minor variations between countries. This particular title, Singles: 1969-1981, is the most recent version of the first … Continue reading

Posted in Music