Yearly Archives: 2010

Van Morrison’s Moondance on 180g LP

Stunning!  In a word, that describes the sound of this meticulously produced 180 gram LP reissue of Van Morrison’s Moondance from the folks at Rhino (Warner Brothers).  I need not go into the album itself, which is already a popular … Continue reading

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Brian Setzer Orchestra: Songs from Lonely Avenue (LP Review)

The recent recording by the Brian Setzer Orchetra is a high point of his big band projects.  The tracks on Songs from Lonely Avenue are of the film noir variety–a collection of songs that are begging to be the soundtrack … Continue reading

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The Walker CJ-55 Turntable

Back in the early 80s, I took a huge jump in LP sound by upgrading my cartridge to a Shure V15 Type V, which originally had the “HE” (hyper-elliptical) stylus. When the Micro Ridge stylus became available, I replace the … Continue reading

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XenForo: The Future of Forum Software

Is Facebook killing forums?  That was an essay topic on the Admin Zone forums.  My opinion is that forums have survived the onslaught of all sorts of “threats” over the years, which turned out to be minor blips on the … Continue reading

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Dropbox: Sync, Share and Backup Your Files

Dropbox has proven to be one of this year’s best utilities.  In my increasingly hectic life, I’ve found that I need access to certain information whether I’m at home, at a shared computer, or on the road.  Thanks to the … Continue reading

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