New record shop to open in South Minneapolis

Minneapolis and music goes hand-in-hand. And adding to this notion is a new vinyl record store to the neighborhood. Located just off of Hiawatha Avenue at 4022 East 46th Street in Minneapolis (the former home of The Pink Closet consignment store), Solid State is set to open on Saturday, December 17. Owned by Phil and Hannah Borreson, the shop […]

How to choose the record player that’s right for you

Everyone used to know a stereo expert, someone with the full console setup and a 7.1 sound system that made the bass purr, rumble, or pound depending on the song. That was back in the pre-digital era when CDs still reigned supreme and cassettes and turntables played second fiddle. While iPods and Bluetooth define the […]

Abbey Road Studios remastering classic albums at half-speed

Musicheads may still be divided about whether vinyl or digital recordings offer truer sound, but the vinyl contingent may soon have the upper-hand. Six classic albums from bands such as The Rolling Stones and Cream were remastered at Abbey Road Studios in London using a “process that promises to reveal a new level of depth and […]