Category Archives: HMV

Land of 1000 Listens

Forget hipsters, scenesters and taste makers…if you want an opinion on good music then you’re going to go with someone you trust.  It can be a friend, colleague or just someone who listens to a lot of music from a … Continue reading

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Esperanza Spalding Is Good For Jazz, Period.

By now many of you have heard that Esperanza Spalding beat Justin Bieber (among others) for Best New Artist at this year’s Grammy Awards.  Hopefully most of you have taken the time to find out who she is.  If you … Continue reading

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HMV: Canceled Due To Snow

You know things are really bad when a little snow forces you to shut down 60 stores…first the NFL and now HMV. NME is reporting today that HMV Records is closing 60 stores in the UK over the next year … Continue reading

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Jazz: A Life Story Part 1

OK here goes. I’ve been contemplating this for a while and I guess I should just get it all out there now. It’s cliche to say ‘What Is Jazz?’ but it’s an important thing to think about for those who … Continue reading

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