David Wondrich


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  • 15 years ago

    Date/Time: 09-24-48/01:23//Complainant (age/nativity/address): Mr. Emil Ofenrohr, 54, white, 588 Bailey St//Location: 1803 E Brooklyn Ave//Responding Officer(s)/Badge No(s): Russell (34-1836), Upton (46-0254) Nature of Complaint/Codes: Disturbance...

  • 16 years ago

    Two new records here by folks who could look through your entire collection and find absolutely nothing to listen to. Especially this Craig Ventresco fellow: Unless you happen to collect Edison cylinders or acoustically recorded 78s (you know, bef...

  • 16 years ago

    The Wu-Tang Clan has just given $500,000 to NYU to digitize a collection of some 40,000 blues 78s and 45s from the '20s through the '50s. No, that doesn't sound right. Madonna has just given $500,000 to Miami-Dade Community College to digitize 40,...

  • 16 years ago

    The basement of Finally Fred's is like U-571 with a full bar. Dark, cold, crammed with unexplained pipes and wires. And a pretty decent Rob Roy. That's where you'll find Brock Mumford. Not a guy-not anymore, anyway (I'll explain in a minute)-but a...

  • 17 years ago

    Orange County, California: 800 square miles of white people, wedged in between L.A. and San Diego. Hardly punk rock central, from the looks of it: The land behind the Orange Curtain is a strip of beach backed up by a freeway-ridden patchwork of of...

  • 17 years ago

    The Buena Vista Social Club: Every once in a while something foreign burns itself into the nation's musical consciousness—or whatever you wanna call the thing that gets lots and lots of people buying the same record at the same time. It'll st...


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