Category Archives: Music

About the Forever Changes 50th anniversary box

While my entry on Love’s Forever Changes was supposed to be the first of a five-part series on great rock albums celebrating their 50th anniversary in 2017, I never wrote the other four. Maybe I shouldn’t be too hard on myself … Continue reading

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The Velvet Underground – 1969 Live With Lou Reed private remaster

The Velvet Underground are my favorite band (fellow fans will notice that this blog’s title comes from a line in their song “New Age”). Their fantastic double-live album 1969: Velvet Underground Live With Lou Reed is one of my favorites of their … Continue reading

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New Order – Substance private remaster, disc 2

Based on the response I got from my private remaster of New Order’s Substance (disc 1), I have whipped up a remaster of disc 2. Once again, this is based on the US version of the second CD. The tracklist for Substance … Continue reading

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New Order – Substance private remaster

I’ve done a few vinyl rips (that is, recording vinyl records onto computer audio files) of some of my rare LPs that haven’t made it to CD. It’s a long process, but fun and worth it when somebody else enjoys … Continue reading

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Rock 1967, 50 years later, part 1: Love, Forever Changes

This is the first of a five-part series where I look back at seven of my favorite albums from one of rock’s most storied years, 1967, and how they hold up 50 years later. Love were the original kings of … Continue reading

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