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Everybody loves a Comeback: a look at Record Store Day 2018

By | May 13th, 2018|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , |

I had one job to do this past Saturday. Just one job…

Make it by 11 am to my nephew Max’s birthday party celebration at The Main Event, a local gaming, bowling, and laser tag establishment.

I didn’t make it. There was going to be hell to pay. My wife was really angry.

You see, I was standing in a line in relatively cold weather for 2.5 hours. Yes my friends, Saturday was Record Store Day. Stupidly I rolled out of bed late and got to the line by 8:40am.  … Read the full article

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The Record Store Day Hi-Fi Roadshow at Gravity Records

By | May 4th, 2018|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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“Just to let you know, we have a high-fidelity stereo system in the store today. I invite you to select any record from the shelf, take the center yellow chair, sit back for a listen… and did I mention we have free bourbon?”

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As someone who identifies as an audiophile part-time, I spend the other half of my double life as a regular person. I live in the real world both economically and mentally. I have responsibilities and avocations that I take rather seriously.… Read the full article

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LA Audio Show 2017: MoFi masters the art of audiophile pressings

By | July 18th, 2017|Categories: Nordost, Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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A glimpse into the deep catalog of Mobile Fidelity Master Recordings.

Glancing at the deep stacks of vinyl albums in the Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab room at the Los Angeles Audio Show, I could only think of two things: When do these guys go on lunch break, and how fast could I get a dolly up here? laas9Indeed, seeing all those LPs adorned with their “Original Master Recording” labels across the top can easily bring out an uncharacteristic larcenous streak.… Read the full article

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Interview With Graham Jones, Author Of Last Shop Standing; The Rise, Fall and Rebirth of The Independent Record Shop

By | April 21st, 2017|Categories: Hifipig|Tags: , |

Record Store Day is this Saturday, April 22nd, and I could not think of a better way of celebrating the day than by interviewing someone from the UK that I never met, but got to know through his book and DVD Last Shop Standing; The Rise, Fall and Rebirth of The Independent Record Shop. Read the full interview here. 

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