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Two years in the making Featured

After 2 years slowly rebuilding a Technics SL-1200MK2, today I finally received the last two parts needed to bring it back to life. And it works. Still missing the dustcover and the 45″ adapter but the turntable works fine without those 2. I’ll put them on the list for 2016

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Billie Holiday: Forever at her peak thanks to photographer Featured

American photographer William P. Gottlieb was responsible for some of the most famous portraits of the golden age of jazz.

According to him, Billie Holiday was at her musical and physical peak when he took this picture in 1947, which is considered the most widely used jazz photo of all time. Ironically, that was because she spent the previous year in a federal reformatory for possession of drugs.…

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