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July 17, 2019

Commentary: Music From Stranger Things 3 On Cassette Might Be On To Something…Maybe

If you’ve been keeping up with associated Stranger Things releases, you already know its series season DVDs and Blu-rays have been packaged in VHS-mimicked boxes, that format (and Betamax) historically having changed how the world viewed and owned their favorite movies and TV series forever or at least until streaming. That also was the last […]

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July 11, 2019

Opinion: Masters of the Masters

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The recent revelation mostly through New York Times Magazine writer Jody Rosen’s investigative reporting that a massively large, major music corporation apparently lied to its recording artists, managers, lawyers, etc. eleven years ago regarding the true state of their master tapes after a massive fire took out the facility in which they were stored should […]

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July 9, 2019

The Ann Arbor Blues Festival Celebrates 50th Anniversary With Historic Album Release

Back in August 15-18, 1969, more than 400,000 young people descended on Bethel, New York, at Max Yasgur’s dairy farm for a series of concerts since dubbed “Woodstock” after a town 43 miles southwest of the event. Though Woodstock would become the most historically referenced musical gathering of that year and possibly all time, earlier […]

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