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JAIMIE VERNON – ALL YOU NEED IS CASH

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 17, 2012 by segarini

This week Apple Records/Capitol Records released the 14 album/16 LP Beatles vinyl boxed set. It’s the band’s entire in situ output while they were together (and alive) housed in a monolithic cardboard time capsule that is not unlike a black hole version of the Tesseract cosmic cube seen in the movie ‘The Avengers’. So what’s so amazing about this latest ad nauseam repackaging of the same material previously released as re-mastered CDs in 2009 and 2010? Well, it has bigger pictures…and, um, it’s on 180 gram vinyl…and um…the audio has been tweaked once again to compensate for the limitations of black PVC…and um….that’s it. In other word there is no difference.

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Geoff Pevere: Deconstructing Dexter

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , on November 18, 2011 by segarini

I think it’s time to dump Dexter. The guy has become something I never expected him too – a righteous bore – and I find myself no longer curious to know what might happen next to him.

This is not a lightly taken bailout. I’ve devoted some sixty or so hours of my brief life to this show, and the time has arrived when I must consider whether there aren’t other things I ought better to be doing. Like sleeping maybe, or finally cracking that pristine copy of David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest.

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