Episode 009 - Cut Your Own Records Edition

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On Episode 009, Matt runs through a bunch of tour dates and music news, then follows it up with a rambling diatribe on the stupidity of the Grammy Awards. Add to that a discussion of a new technology that might allow vinyl lovers the ability to cut their own LPs and another entry for the Reissue Wish List and it all adds up to another hour of vinyl nerdery.


Episode 008 - Tough Week For Rock 'N Roll Edition

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Ian McLagan of The Small Faces, The Faces and many other musical entities died this week as did Bobby Keys, the longtime sax player for The Rolling Stones. On this episode, Matt looks at the holes left behind by these legendary sidemen. There's also a look at the deeper reasons why he loves (and needs) vinyl and a rundown regarding what he saw on his trip to a nearby shop on Record Store Black Friday. Plus, John Cale gets an entry on the Reissue Wish List and a whole lot more.

Episode 007 - Thanksgiving Edition

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Matt starts the long holiday weekend with a guilt filled rant around the Thanksgiving holiday that morphs into a discussion of entry-level cartridges and the last of his ideas for your holiday wish list. There is also a functioning turntable made from Legos, a tale of crate digging glory and of course, another the reissue wish list.

Episode 006 - We've Got The Beats Edition

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This time around, Matt wonders how Apple's plan with the Beats Streaming service will affect music sales and the state of physical media. Plus, he takes that issue a step further by investigating a new piece in the Atlantic Monthly on how record labels are using the Shazam app to predict the next hit record. There is also a recap of Matt's recent haul at Vertigo Records in Grand Rapids, excitement of the Ride reunion announcement and a plea to get a very special Pernice Brothers record issued on vinyl. There is a lot here to digest. You best get started.


Episode 005 - Music Ain't Free

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Matt saunters up to his old man high horse again and jumps on for a rant about You Tube's new streaming service. There are also a couple of deluxe gifts to add to your holiday wish list, a bit of news, the reissue wish list and some helpful tips for new and would be vinyl collectors. Saddle up!

Episode 004 - Would You Believe This Is Not Out On Vinyl?

On this week's episode, Matt shares ideas for the vinyl lover's holiday wish list and talks about a golden great from Elton John you can get on the cheap. He also rants and raves about the brilliant and largely unknown out of print 60's pop classic, Would You Believe by Billy Nicholls. There's also some music and vinyl news, a good-natured jab at KISS and more.