June 27, 2020
Electric Adolescence Hall of Fame

Definitive Artist Retrospective Mixes – by Electric Adolescence

While I would never downplay the appeal of listening to a great album, I’m not sure there is anything more compelling than hearing the best output from the greatest artists distilled into a single session.
July 7, 2020
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Cassettes are an Emotional Analog, what is Spotify?

As much as I fret, fuss and finesse over songs and the order they appear on a Spotify playlist, they do not extract the same emotional toll upon me that putting together a mix tape used to.
August 15, 2020
Shure M44-7 Inverted

Shure M44-7: A Cartridge Heard by Millions, Known by Few

Of all the far-flung scenarios I could imagine happening in the decades to come, one that never occurred to me was a future without the Shure M44-7.
October 30, 2020
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Heavy Rotation: Tohru Aizawa Quartet – Tachibana Vol.1

More a whispered legend in Japan than record store ghost story, the album recorded during that March 30th studio session ended up becoming one of most rare LPs in the history of Japanese jazz: Tohru Aizawa Quartet – Tachibana Vol. 1.