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Top album picks for 2016 (updated)

Music. The lifeblood of audiophiles. Or is it? I’ve had this conversation several times with friends, a number of whom have thrown their head back and laughed in derision. “No way,” they snort, “it’s all about the gear, and measurements; audiophiles don’t really like music, they just want to tweak, and tinker, swap out gear, and argue about whether those new

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The Vinyl Grouch: Simon & Garfunkel, The Complete Columbia Albums Collection

By Ken Micallef Though their music is largely forgotten and unknown to anyone under 30, Simon & Garfunkel created some of the greatest pop music of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Their classic albums – Sounds of Silence, Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme, Bookends, Bridge Over Troubled Water – portrayed a bittersweet vision of America, told in jewel-like songs

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