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Cameron Carpenter: The ABC’s Of Rock’n’Roll – Have Guitar Will Travel

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on June 5, 2014 by segarini

CamThere’s a lot going on right now and these posts are going to be pretty short and sweet over the course of the next month. What’s up you ask? I am trying to finish the book “A Man Called Destruction – The Life & Music of Alex Chilton” in which our esteemed colleague Mr. Frank Gutch Jr. is quoted, the NXNE Film Festival kicks off at The Bloor Hot Docs Cinema next Friday night, NXNE Music, Art, Comedy and Interactive then run until June 22nd and, the world’s biggest sporting event, The World Cup, kicks off in Brazil next week. Though I fear we have little hope “C’mon England”.

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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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