Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical

Hair, the rock musical by Gerome Ragni, James Rado, and Galt McDermott, debuted off-Broadway in 1967 & moved to Broadway in ’68. I took a deep dive into this record last year when Alpine’s Sul Ross University did a great production. The French version found its way to my collection through a donation to the […]


Amoeba Records on Sunset Blvd.

This time last year, I was at record store Mecca: Amoeba Records. I was in L.A. for Guided By Voices’ big 100 song NYE show at The Teragram, and it wasn’t hard to find some other fans of the band who had traveled for this event to travel a little further with me to shop […]


Matthew Sweet – 100% Fun

Matthew Sweet’s 1995 album 100% Fun was reissued on vinyl in 2018 by Intervention Records and is back in print. I knew the 180 gram vinyl would be heavy, but was amazed at HOW heavy this package was when it arrived, only to discover that Intervention had included an additional disc (12″ but at 45rpm) with […]

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