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While the boring murder and crime storyline gets some airtime, we really delve deep into Vinyl's Madonna/whore problem in this episode.
18 Apr 2016
We continue following Richie Finestra in his Cameron Crowe-like journey of musical re-discovery, while also getting a valuable lesson in how not to talk to your boss.
22 Feb 2016
By fudging the timeline, this paean to the dangerous analog thrills of '70s New York's musical underground threatens to become Boardwalk Empire.
18 Feb 2016
Abbey Road still fills me with the sense of wonder and fascination it did when listening to it over and over on my dad’s turntable.
22 Oct 2015
Vinyl is a new show coming from HBO in January 2016 that focuses on the music industry in 1970's New York and is produced by Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger.
05 Oct 2015
A business which makes billions a year can’t stop whining about how illegal downloading, streaming, and Internet radio is sending it to the poor house.
24 Apr 2013
The objects of popular culture have a strange hold over us, demanding that we not abandon them, or that we at least mourn their passing. Records gave voices an afterlife and people, in turn, give records an afterlife.
15 Apr 2011
Wherein our curmudgeonly record shop owner realizes that his store with its bins full of vinyl was his own personal iPod long before the iPod was ever invented.
12 May 2010
At best, the cassette revival is merely a vacuous fad of no genuine value; but at worst, it's a confused, regressive cultural misstep more dangerous than most would care to admit.
03 Dec 2009
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