Archive for August, 2008

 

Victrola Favorites: Artifacts from Bygone Days

August 27th, 2008

Otherwise known as the Seattle-based band Climax Golden Twins, Rob Millis and Jeffery Taylor have been collecting 78rpm records for some time now. In addition to incorporating samples of some of these recordings into their own work, they also lovingly recorded batches of these often completely rare recordings onto somewhat nondescript cassettes and released them […]

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The Rest Is Noise by Alex Ross

August 16th, 2008

They say that a good book is like a good meal, and if that’s the case The Rest Is Noise is a fifteen-course feast that’s both incredibly satisfying and filling as well. Alex Ross has not only been the music critic at the The New Yorker for over a decade now, but he’s also written […]

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