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The Revenge of Analog: An Interview with David Sax

Phil Simon | Posted 12.23.2016 | Books
Phil Simon

Despite claims to the contrary, technology can only do so much.  Alternatively, if you like, it's wonderful when it isn't in the way, to paraphrase S...

Empire is No. 1 With a Bullet, So Why Have All These Other Music Shows Failed?

David Hinckley | Posted 09.26.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

For rock 'n' roll-based television shows, the hits don't seem to have kept on coming. Showtime announced last week that its backstage road crew dr...

Dancing To Her Own Beat: Q & A with Actress/Musician/Humanitarian Maria Conchita Alonso

Xaque Gruber | Posted 08.19.2016 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Just two years after immigrating to the United States, Cuban born, and Venezuelan raised, Maria Conchita Alonso, made her Hollywood film debut in 1984...

Under Assistant East Coast Vinyl Man

Andrew Loog Oldham | Posted 05.26.2016 | Entertainment
Andrew Loog Oldham

I had wondered what the co-creator of the recent Martin Scorsese-Mick Jagger HBO offering Vinyl was doing seemingly dishing dirt on our Glimmer Twins. Cohen had worked for the duo of Marty & Micky in the 90s and the co-creator credit appeared to be his belated going-away prize. Whether it was offered, deserved or seized is very hard to discern when the result is Vinyl.

Classical Music on Vinyl - Like Sex For the First Time

Laurence Vittes | Posted 05.11.2016 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

New classical vinyl pressed from pre-digital, analogue recordings may be fighting a losing battle. Sales are not spectacular - non-classical vinyl has...

Record Store Day 2016: Local Deals and Events in Los Angeles, New York and More

GOBankingRates | Posted 04.15.2016 | Business

By Michael Galvis, Editor Record Store Day 2016 is April 16 and music hobbyists across the globe will be flocking to independent music stores to get...

Randall Poster Talks About Mixing the Music for Vinyl -- and Offers a First Listen to a Kip Stevens Playlist

David Hinckley | Posted 04.13.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

Hey, chaos did some good things for music in the 1970s. Maybe it can do the same for a show about that music.

WATCH LIVE: Actress Juno Temple Talks TV Debut In 'Vinyl'

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 04.07.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Actress Juno Temple has been dubbed the "breakout star" of HBO's "Vinyl," standing out amongst veterans like Olivia Wilde. Want to hear all about her ...

Merle Haggard and Me....

Neil J. Kirk | Posted 04.06.2016 | Entertainment
Neil J. Kirk

He'll tell you he's a country singer, but to me the essence of rock and roll is a cry for freedom and rebellion.

7 Traditional Ways to Advertise Your Business

Dorit Sasson | Posted 03.28.2016 | Business
Dorit Sasson

These days, when businesses think of promotion, they tend to think of Facebook ads. But what about the good old fashioned and traditional advertising ...

Ato Essandoh: Vinyl Reminds Us Black Musicians Have Rarely Gotten a Fair Spin

David Hinckley | Posted 03.17.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

Of course racial tension is going to complicate the new HBO series Vinyl, says Ato Essandoh. If we can't figure out the racial thing in real life, h...

Max Casella Takes the '70s for a Spin in HBO's Intense Music Drama Vinyl

David Hinckley | Posted 03.10.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

Casella plays Julie Silver, Richie's A&R guy, which means he's the one who actually records the music and shapes how it will sound. The new marching orders leave him a little scared, because what he knows is the old.

Discogs' App Will Change the Way You Shop for Vinyl

Andrew Reilly | Posted 03.07.2016 | Technology
Andrew Reilly

Long before it was possible to pick up Adele's "25" at the checkout line in Whole Foods, collectors have been scouring the last bastion record stores ...

Real Vinyl: In The Studio With Dylan, Jagger, Sinatra and More

Glenn Berger, PhD | Posted 02.24.2017 | Entertainment
Glenn Berger, PhD

The new HBO series, Vinyl, produced by Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger, brings back to life the legendary New York music scene of the 1970s. I was luc...

Meg Ryan And Dennis Quaid's Son Is All Grown Up In HBO's 'Vinyl'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 02.19.2016 | Entertainment

Most people probably remember him looking like this, but Jack Quaid, the offspring of former Hollywood power couple Meg Ryan and Dennis Quaid, is taki...

WATCH LIVE: Actor Jack Quaid Talks HBO's 'Vinyl'

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 02.19.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Up-and-coming star Jack Quaid stops by HuffPost Live to discuss his role in HBO's period drama "Vinyl," which revisits the ventures of ambitious recor...

Vinyl Revival

Olivia Deng | Posted 02.08.2017 | Business
Olivia Deng

Nick Williams, owner of Deep Thoughts. PHOTO BY OLIVIA DENG In an age where Spotify is as omnipresent as Taylor Swift circa 2015 and streaming platfo...

Terence Winter, Violent Chaos and HBO's Vinyl: This, Gentlemen, Is Rock 'n Roll

David Hinckley | Posted 02.10.2017 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

If you've ever admitted you didn't want to think about what goes into the sausage, maybe you also don't want to know all the ingredients behind the music that came out of 1970s New York.

I Sat Down With RJD2 to Talk Remixes, Staying Current and Artistry

Shawn Russell Johnson | Posted 01.19.2017 | Entertainment
Shawn Russell Johnson

I've been a fan of RJD2 for some time now thanks to my roots just outside of Philadelphia. If you're from anywhere near Philly and you're a fan of hip-hop, you know who Ramble Jon (RJD2) Krohn is. I had a couple questions I wanted to discuss and he had graciously allowed me an audience.

Mick Jagger and Martin Scorsese Talk About Vinyl, and the Good Music From New York's Bad Old Days

David Hinckley | Posted 01.08.2017 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

New York in the 1970s was dirty and dangerous. Hey, wait, so was rock 'n' roll.

Rubber Soul Turns 50

William Buckley Jr. | Posted 11.30.2016 | Entertainment
William Buckley Jr.

Hard to believe that I bought Rubber Soul fifty years ago when it was released in December of 1965.

Astoria Characters: The Life Listener

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 11.02.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

There are parts of his past that are sad, so William Javier Velazquez does what he has been doing his entire life to ease the pain. He puts a record on the turntable.

Artist Spotlight: Electric Parlor

Morena Duwe | Posted 10.21.2016 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Many current bands are blending the musical sensibilities of classic rock with modern elements, creating a sound that is as familiar as it is fresh. Los Angeles four-piece band, Electric Parlor, has crafted a groove-based rock-n'-roll sound that integrates the blues, soul and grit of a bygone era with a stylish new feel.

See The Awesome First Teaser For Martin Scorsese And Mick Jagger's 'Vinyl'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 08.06.2015 | Entertainment

Shut up, put the record on, drop the needle and crank up the volume. The first teaser for Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger's HBO series, "Vinyl," has a...

Classic Vinyl: A Tale of Two Turntables

Michael L. Berman | Posted 06.05.2016 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

Vinyl records are making a comeback, but will the new breed of turntables make our old record collection sound better -- despite all of the hisses and pops delivered by the worn grooves of the recordings?