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Frank Gutch Jr: If Nothing Else, Today’s CDs Are Tomorrow’s Collector’s Items….

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 7, 2012 by segarini

And if you don’t think so, just look at the past.  What do you want?  78’s?  45’s?  Disc cylinders?  Vinyl?  Oh, so you think that CD’s are different?  I hate to tell you this (actually, I don’t), but no, they’re not.  You who are so anxious to kill the CD format shall suffer the same fate as those who killed (or greatly wounded) vinyl and every other outdated form of getting music.  You shall be committed to the hell of limitations beyond your wildest expectations placed upon you by the technocrats who toss out updates and new formats like acid at a Grateful Dead concert.

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Frank Gutch Jr: Plumbing the Depths

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , on December 21, 2011 by segarini

I woke up just a  few minutes ago with music in my head and a heart heavy with whatever it gets heavy with and found myself once again on the Low Rocks, plumbing the depths.  When you’re young and your hormones rage, you find sanctuaries—we all do— and my favorite was the Low Rocks, a slight rock shelf which skirted the Santiam River on the northern edges of good ol’ Sweet Home, Oregon, a town which I hold dear to my heart and which will always be home.

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