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Ron-Kon II: A Memorial Tale [part 5]

[continued from last post] After several hours at Amoeba, we were ready for some fuel. It was lunchtime and we meandered around the area until spotting a parking area that looked likely to have many dining choices nearby. Parking there … Continue reading

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Ron-Kon II: A Memorial Tale [With Lots Of Record Stores…] [part 1]

Planning Ron-Kon II I had written at length about my friend Ron Kane and his death last November 30th. I had been ready to fly out to see him on December 1st of last year as his decline was such … Continue reading

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I used to have a blog I wrote during my lunch hour, but that’s only when I have a lunch hour. Of late, I am having many things eat into my lunch hour as I like to work eight hours … Continue reading

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REDUX: The Day Ozzy Went New Wave…And Disco!

March 4, 2014 I was never really a Black Sabbath fan. Sure, sure. I had a compilation I wanted for my birthday at age eleven with the excellent single “Paranoid” on it, but as the eighties dawned, I much preferred … Continue reading

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Book Week – Bettye Kronstad: Perfect Day; An Intimate Portrait Of Life With Lou Reed

I don’t plan on buying very many books these days. A far cry from my childhood when my mom used to complain that I spent any money she gave me on books instead of other, lesser things! Once, she gave … Continue reading

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Book Week – Matteo Torcinovich: Outside The Lines; Lost Photographs Of Punk & New Wave’s Most Iconic Albums

Today’s book was something I found remaindered last year that was an immediate hands-down “buy this book!” moment. Exceedingly rare are the volumes that I have bought instead of sold off in the last 20 years,but this one was strongly … Continue reading

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Review: Pet Shop Boys’ “The Most Incredible Thing” Lives Up To Title

The Most Incredible Thing: The Pet Shop Boys & Javier De Frutos from Arthur Cauty on Vimeo. Well, thanks to djshelf’s super timely comment, we found out about the Charlotte Ballet staging the American debut of “The Most Incredible Thing;” … Continue reading

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