Lightning Review: Stanton T.62

It’s 9:45, the kids are asleep, I’m halfway into a bottle of Cabernet and the Replacements “Waitress in the Sky” is pouring out of my speakers.  Hello, mid-life-crisis.  I think I love you. My Stanton T.62 is set up and spinning my collection.  It’s kind of forcing me to slow down and listen to the music.  Hell, when the first side is over, the needle … Continue reading Lightning Review: Stanton T.62

Lightning Review: Two Weeks with the Motorola Xoom

Just before shoving off from Texas, I snatched up a Motorola Xoom.  I had the office iPad the week before, trying out apps and generally getting familiar with the tablet concept before I decided to jump at the Xoom.  Two weeks into having one, I’m glad I did.  I also think it was the right choice for me over the iPad 2.  I’ve never been … Continue reading Lightning Review: Two Weeks with the Motorola Xoom

Crosley Revolution Turntable (Updated)

What you see above is the Crosley Revolution Turntable spinning my copy of U2’s War album.  The turntable was an impulse buy yesterday and thanks to Amazon’s next day delivery, I received vinyl gratification this morning around 10:00am with FedEx’s speedy delivery. Since I arrived in Texas, I’ve been snatching up new and used vinyl in shops, on Amazon and on Ebay.  You might recall … Continue reading Crosley Revolution Turntable (Updated)

Radiohead – Live in Praha

Nobody gets the fans like Radiohead.  These guys realize that it’s a new game, the old models are dead and they are doing everything they can to construct new ones.  Witness Radiohead – Live in Praha. A group of 50 people took Flip cameras to the show last August and pooled all their video for a multi-camera concert DVD.  This is not uncommon.  I now … Continue reading Radiohead – Live in Praha