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Episode #235 - 1973

Episode #235 - 1973

2022-05-2331:21

Doug has a theory: in 1973 there was a schism in popular music. Help support The Next Track by making regular donations via Patreon. We're ad-free and self-sustaining so your support is what keeps us going. Thanks! Support The Next Track (https://www.patreon.com/thenexttrack). ‌Show notes: 1973 in Music (Wikipedia) (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1973_in_music) 1973 Album Releases (https://www.albumoftheyear.org/1973/releases/?page=2) Rock Music History: 1973 (https://www.rockmusictimeline.com/1973)
Doug bought a turntable, and we discuss musical nostalgia. Help support The Next Track by making regular donations via Patreon. We're ad-free and self-sustaining so your support is what keeps us going. Thanks! Support The Next Track (https://www.patreon.com/thenexttrack). ‌Show notes: Pioneer DJ PLX-500 turntable (https://amzn.to/39FzLg1) Primaphone Cabinet Grand gramophone (https://sounds.bl.uk/Sound-recording-history/Equipment/029M-2XFROWX1988X-0001V0) Episode #54 – Guitarist Woody Mann Talks about His Documentary on the Life of Rev. Gary Davis (https://www.thenexttrack.com/56) Never-Before-Heard Music By Son House ‘Forever On My Mind’ Drops March 18 (https://www.rockandbluesmuse.com/2021/12/16/never-before-heard-music-by-son-house-forever-on-my-mind-drops-march-18/) Our next tracks: Son House: Forever on My Mind (https://amzn.to/3w0qfeN) Rod Stewart: Every Picture Tells a Story (https://amzn.to/37WUdsg) If you like the show, please subscribe in iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/the-next-track/id1116242606) or your favorite podcast app, and please rate the podcast.
No album better marks the transition from the sixties from the seventies than the Rolling Stones' Let it Bleed. Help support The Next Track by making regular donations via Patreon. We're ad-free and self-sustaining so your support is what keeps us going. Thanks! Support The Next Track (https://www.patreon.com/thenexttrack). ‌Show notes: Let it Bleed (https://amzn.to/3JZqpIr) Rolling Store review by Greil Marcus (https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-album-reviews/let-it-bleed-182846/) Grateful Dead, 9/3/77 Englishtown, NJ (https://www.vintag.es/2015/09/historical-photos-of-fans-in-grateful.html) Gimme Shelter (https://amzn.to/3rCzjoG) (film) Our next tracks: If you like the show, please subscribe in iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/the-next-track/id1116242606) or your favorite podcast app, and please rate the podcast.
Doug and Kirk take a look at how people listen to music today, with lots of statistics. Help support The Next Track by making regular donations via Patreon. We're ad-free and self-sustaining so your support is what keeps us going. Thanks! Support The Next Track (https://www.patreon.com/thenexttrack). ‌Show notes: The Infinite Dial 2021 (http://www.edisonresearch.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/The-Infinite-Dial-2021.pdf) The Dial (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Dial) Eve Weather (https://amzn.to/3j61pUR) Sonos Arc (https://amzn.to/3ubTfAs) Welcombe Radio (http://www.welcomberadio.co.uk) Podcasting Pocket Guide (https://amzn.to/3r2avWU) Our next tracks: Brad Mehldau: Jacob's Ladder (https://amzn.to/35IW7eI) The Faces: Ooh La La (https://amzn.to/3jaemwP) If you like the show, please subscribe in iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/the-next-track/id1116242606) or your favorite podcast app, and please rate the podcast.
A rock band is embarking an a tour to celebrate 60 years of music making. That's a long time. Help support The Next Track by making regular donations via Patreon. We're ad-free and self-sustaining so your support is what keeps us going. Thanks! Support The Next Track (https://www.patreon.com/thenexttrack). ‌Show notes: Fan buys Tom Brady's "last" touchdown football for $518,628 — then Brady unretires (https://www.cbsnews.com/news/tom-brady-leland-auction-500000-nfl/) Fillmore West 1969: The Complete Recordings (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fillmore_West_1969:_The_Complete_Recordings) Rolling Stones VIP tickets (https://shop.axs.co.uk/QfhxBwAAAABn6A6uAAAAAAAh%2fv%2f%2f%2fwD%2f%2f%2f%2f%2fDWFlZ3ByZXNlbnRzdWsA%2f%2f%2f%2f%2f%2f%2f%2f%2f%2f8%3d/shop/search) Watch Keith Richard reunite with the X-Pensive Winos at New York show (https://www.nme.com/news/music/watch-keith-richard-reunite-with-the-x-pensive-winos-at-new-york-show-3182178) Our next tracks: Marc Johnson: Overpass (https://amzn.to/3D3R7gS) Still Little Fingers: Fly the Flag (https://amzn.to/3JDQNrO) If you like the show, please subscribe in iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/the-next-track/id1116242606) or your favorite podcast app, and please rate the podcast.
Doug and Kirk don't know what to talk about for this episode, so they ramble about the smart home, audio gear, TVs, music, and more. Help support The Next Track by making regular donations via Patreon. We're ad-free and self-sustaining so your support is what keeps us going. Thanks! Support The Next Track (https://www.patreon.com/thenexttrack). ‌Show notes: How to Use Thread HomeKit Devices with Apple TV and HomePod mini (https://www.intego.com/mac-security-blog/how-to-use-thread-homekit-devices-with-apple-tv-and-homepod-mini/) Eve Weather (https://amzn.to/3pPBgNU) Qualcomm has found a way to support lossless audio over Bluetooth headphones — could Apple be next? (https://9to5mac.com/2022/03/01/qualcomm-has-found-a-way-to-support-lossless-audio-over-bluetooth-headphones-could-apple-be-next/) PhotoActive episode 104: The Leica Episode (https://www.photoactive.co/home/episode-104-leica) Braun Audio (https://www.braun-audio.com/en-GLOBAL) Naim Mu-So (https://amzn.to/3I2Qd5u) Basketball Jones (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basketball_Jones_featuring_Tyrone_Shoelaces) Our next tracks: Tuxedomoon: Half Mute (https://amzn.to/34s2anr) Stevie Wonder: Talking Book (https://amzn.to/3IYUOXk) If you like the show, please subscribe in iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/the-next-track/id1116242606) or your favorite podcast app, and please rate the podcast.
Some say the Clash's London Calling is the best rock album of all time. Help support The Next Track by making regular donations via Patreon. We're ad-free and self-sustaining so your support is what keeps us going. Thanks! Support The Next Track (https://www.patreon.com/thenexttrack). ‌Show notes: London Calling (Wikipedia) (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_Calling) Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten (https://amzn.to/3HcNOoe) Robert Christgau: The Year of the Lollapalooza (https://robertchristgau.com/xg/pnj/pj80.php) Rolling Stone: The 80 Greatest Albums of 1980 (https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-lists/best-albums-of-1980-1075743/) Sandanista Now! Playlist (https://music.apple.com/us/playlist/sandinista-now/pl.u-q0PdXI3xYoa) Episode #98 - 1981 (https://www.thenexttrack.com/101)
Spotify is getting some flack for hosting an exclusive audio program with someone who spreads covid misinformation, and a number of musicians, including Neil Young and Joni Mitchell, have pulled their music from the service. And streaming still doesn't pay well; music streaming services should raise their prices to be able to pay more. Help support The Next Track by making regular donations via Patreon. We're ad-free and self-sustaining so your support is what keeps us going. Thanks! Support The Next Track (https://www.patreon.com/thenexttrack). ‌Show notes: Alex Ross: Reasons to Abandon Spotify That Have Nothing to Do with Joe Rogan (https://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/imagine-a-world-without-spotify) Spotify CEO Daniel Ek confirms removal of Joe Rogan episodes after n-word video resurfaces (https://www.theverge.com/2022/2/6/22921203/spotify-joe-rogan-episode-removal-internal-memo) Our next tracks: Morton Feldman: For Bunita Marcus (https://amzn.to/34n5ksH) Malo: Malo (https://amzn.to/3LlaiGU) If you like the show, please subscribe in iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/the-next-track/id1116242606) or your favorite podcast app, and please rate the podcast.
One of Doug's favorite words is "interregnum," and he uses it here to describe the transitional period when record companies lost control of their product. Help support The Next Track by making regular donations via Patreon. We're ad-free and self-sustaining so your support is what keeps us going. Thanks! Support The Next Track (https://www.patreon.com/thenexttrack). ‌Show notes: The Weeknd: Dawn FM (https://music.apple.com/us/album/dawn-fm/1603171516) (Since we recorded this episode, the price of this album on the iTunes Store dropped to $7.99) Our next tracks: Brian Eno: Discreen Music (https://amzn.to/3Kkwtwx) Donald Fagen: The Nightfly (https://amzn.to/32dkpfh) If you like the show, please subscribe in iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/the-next-track/id1116242606) or your favorite podcast app, and please rate the podcast.
Annik Lafarge has written a fascinating book about Chopin's well-known 2nd piano sonata (the one with the funeral march), discussing not just the music, but also the social and cultural context of the time. Help support The Next Track by making regular donations via Patreon. We're ad-free and self-sustaining so your support is what keeps us going. Thanks! Support The Next Track (https://www.patreon.com/thenexttrack). Guest: Annik Lafarge (https://anniklafarge.com) Chasing Chopin (http://whychopin.com/about-chasing-chopin/) ‌Show notes: Write Now with Scrivener, Episode No. 4: Annik Lafarge, Author of Chasing Chopin (https://www.literatureandlatte.com/blog/write-now-with-scrivener-episode-no-4-annik-lafarge-author-of-chasing-chopin) George Sand, Martine Reid (https://amzn.to/3qWKAPM) (in French) The Frederick Collection of Historical Pianos (http://www.frederickcollection.org/) Paul Badura-Skoda Plays Schubert (https://amzn.to/3pY0gTe) Our next tracks: Once We Were Brothers; Robbie Robertson and The Band (https://amzn.to/3JFews2) Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio: I Told You So (https://amzn.to/3FROLCx) If you like the show, please subscribe in iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/the-next-track/id1116242606) or your favorite podcast app, and please rate the podcast.
Neither Doug nor Kirk cares about ABBA very much, but we were interested by a letter from music industry insider Bob Lefsetz about "ABBA's Failure in the Marketplace." Did ABBA really fail? Has Bob Lefsetz missed a few elements in the ABBA story? Help support The Next Track by making regular donations via Patreon. We're ad-free and self-sustaining so your support is what keeps us going. Thanks! Support The Next Track (https://www.patreon.com/thenexttrack). ‌Show notes: ABBA’s Failure In The Marketplace (https://lefsetz.com/wordpress/2021/11/21/abbas-failure-in-the-marketplace/) ABBA: Voyage (https://amzn.to/3GS13ed) Our next tracks: Robert Fripp: Music for Quiet Moments (https://amzn.to/3F0838l) Corey Harris: The Insurrection Blues (https://amzn.to/30zdo7A) If you like the show, please subscribe in iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/the-next-track/id1116242606) or your favorite podcast app, and please rate the podcast.
We don't do a Christmas gift guide every year, but we decided we'd select some trinkets and tchotchkes that we'd recommend as gifts this year. Our only constraint was that we don't choose music. Help support The Next Track by making regular donations via Patreon. We're ad-free and self-sustaining so your support is what keeps us going. Thanks! Support The Next Track (https://www.patreon.com/thenexttrack). ‌Show notes: Sonos Roam (https://amzn.to/3y5MH6S) IK Multimedia iLoud Micro Monitors (https://amzn.to/3rMIpjK) Wagnerism: Art and Politics in the Shadow of Music, Alex Ross (https://amzn.to/3DmIX1X) Gator Frameworks Desktop Microphone Stand (https://amzn.to/3EAHrdX) Leatherman Rebar Multitool (https://amzn.to/3DznGSH) No Music on a Dead Planet t-shirt (https://amzn.to/3DmIX1X) IK Multimedia iRig Keys 2 (https://amzn.to/3y58I5K) Wear Your Music guitar string bracelet (https://www.wearyourmusic.com/pages/famous-musician-guitar-string-bracelets) Audioengine B-Fi (https://amzn.to/3Gk5I8q) Belkin SoundForm Connect AirPlay 2 Audio Adapter (https://amzn.to/3pM2X9v) Sonos Arc (https://amzn.to/3lNg358) Binder Clips 1 (https://amzn.to/3pzjFJ3) Binder Clips 2 (https://amzn.to/3DDBQlE) Difford's Guide (https://www.diffordsguide.com) The Oxford Companion to Spirits and Cocktails (https://amzn.to/31DkmsA) LITROK USB Volume Controller (https://amzn.to/3rIwzag) Sync Cell Alpha (https://syngspace.com) Episode #193 - Is Stereo Wrong? (https://www.thenexttrack.com/196) If you like the show, please subscribe in iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/the-next-track/id1116242606) or your favorite podcast app, and please rate the podcast.
Doug and Kirk both have large music libraries. They discuss some of the problems of having too much music, and how to wrangle a large library of music files. Help support The Next Track by making regular donations via Patreon. We're ad-free and self-sustaining so your support is what keeps us going. Thanks! Support The Next Track (https://www.patreon.com/thenexttrack). ‌Show notes: Cull (https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cull) Take Control of macOS Media Apps (https://www.takecontrolbooks.com/media-apps/) Where the Heart Beats: John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and the Inner Life of Artists, Kay Larson (https://amzn.to/3r2ahQx) Episode #130 - Desert Island Discs, Part 1 (https://www.thenexttrack.com/133) Episode #133 - Desert Island Discs, Part 2 (https://www.thenexttrack.com/136) Episode #69 – Brian Brandt of Mode Records on John Cage, Morton Feldman, and the Music Business (https://www.thenexttrack.com/72) Our next tracks: John Cage: Sonatas & Interludes for Prepared Piano, Philip Vandré (https://amzn.to/3FIHoN9) The Dickies - Dawn of The Dickies (https://amzn.to/3xhd3Cy) If you like the show, please subscribe in iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/the-next-track/id1116242606) or your favorite podcast app, and please rate the podcast.
We first spoke with TJ Connelly, who scores live sports events for the Boston Bruins and New England Patriots, last year, early in lockdown. He started a project called UncertainFM, which has now expanded to become a full-fledged streaming radio station. Help support The Next Track by making regular donations via Patreon. We're ad-free and self-sustaining so your support is what keeps us going. Thanks! Support The Next Track (https://www.patreon.com/thenexttrack). Guest: TJ Connelly (https://uncertain.fm) ‌Show notes: Episode #184 - TJ Connelly, Boston Sports DJ (https://www.thenexttrack.com/187) UNCERTAIN.FM: Privateer radio (https://uncertain.fm) ‘The Great Resignation’: almost one in four UK workers planning job change (https://www.theguardian.com/money/2021/nov/01/the-great-resignation-almost-one-in-four-workers-planning-job-change) A Comprehensive Guide to 250+ of Apple Music’s New Mood and Activity Playlists (https://www.macstories.net/stories/a-comprehensive-guide-to-250-of-apple-musics-new-mood-and-activity-playlists/) Our next tracks: Grateful Dead: Listen to the River: St. Louis '71 '72 '73 Digital (https://store.dead.net/music/new-releases/listen-to-the-river-st-louis-71-72-73-digital.html) Steve Cropper: Dedicated - A Salute To The 5 Royales (https://amzn.to/3knHaTy) If you like the show, please subscribe in iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/the-next-track/id1116242606) or your favorite podcast app, and please rate the podcast. Special Guest: TJ Connelly.
Chris Connaker, our resident audiophile, likes complicated projects. Whether he's putting together a purpose-built audio streaming computer, or building and tuning a listening room, he always wants to go as far as he can. This summer he built an audio system in his backyard and documented it in detail. We discuss the why and how of this project, and ask if his chickens really like Bill Evans. Help support The Next Track by making regular donations via Patreon. We're ad-free and self-sustaining so your support is what keeps us going. Thanks! Support The Next Track (https://www.patreon.com/thenexttrack). Guest: Chris Connaker (https://audiophilestyle.com) ‌Show notes: The Sounds of Summer (My Outdoor Audio Project) (https://audiophilestyle.com/ca/bits-and-bytes/the-sounds-of-summer-my-outdoor-audio-project-r1051/) CAPS Twenty Update, My Music Storage Situation, and Why Audiophiles Need A New iPad Pro) (https://audiophilestyle.com/ca/bits-and-bytes/caps-twenty-update-my-music-storage-situation-and-why-audiophiles-need-a-new-ipad-pro-r1053/) Our next tracks: The Velvet Underground (https://tv.apple.com/us/movie/the-velvet-underground/umc.cmc.69ic79cvvy80epfhz5efdgjjd) Dan Kicks and His Hot Licks: Original Recordings (https://amzn.to/30UknHZ) If you like the show, please subscribe in iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/the-next-track/id1116242606) or your favorite podcast app, and please rate the podcast.
This is the third time we discuss headphones on The Next Track. Both Doug and Kirk have found that they use fewer headphones, and use headphones differently than in the past. Help support The Next Track by making regular donations via Patreon. We're ad-free and self-sustaining so your support is what keeps us going. Thanks! Support The Next Track (https://www.patreon.com/thenexttrack). ‌Show notes: Episode #5 – Headphones or Speakers? (https://www.thenexttrack.com/6) Episode #106 - Music in Your Head: Listening to Music on Headphones (https://www.thenexttrack.com/109) Beats Solo Pro (https://amzn.to/3avZ3u7) AirPods Max (https://amzn.to/3aB7q7H) The Headphones I Use (Updated) (https://kirkville.com/the-headphones-i-use-2/) Our next tracks: The Clash: Reggae playlist) (https://music.apple.com/us/playlist/the-clash-reggae/pl.u-9oKycoj1JM) Duke Robbilard & Scott Hamilton: Swingin' Again (https://amzn.to/3AxadZX) If you like the show, please subscribe in iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/the-next-track/id1116242606) or your favorite podcast app, and please rate the podcast.
The recording industry doesn't just make money from new releases, but regularly reissues older releases to exploit their back catalog. Some of these are just repackaged, and others are remixed or remastered. We discuss the issues around these releases, and what all these re- terms mean. Help support The Next Track by making regular donations via Patreon. We're ad-free and self-sustaining so your support is what keeps us going. Thanks! Support The Next Track (https://www.patreon.com/thenexttrack). ‌Show notes: Chicago: Carnegie Hall Complete (https://store.rhino.com/chicago-at-carnegie-hall-complete.html) Episode #21 – Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Subwoofers (https://www.thenexttrack.com/22) Steve Hoffman Forum (https://forums.stevehoffman.tv/threads/complete-chicago-iv-coming-chicago-at-carnegie-hall.1076627/page-16) Bob Dylan: Springtime in New York: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 16, 1980-1985 (https://amzn.to/3CN3v3I) It's Steven Wilson (https://stevenwilsonhq.com/sw/) who remastered the Jethro Tull albums, along with many other prog rock recordings The Who: Live at Leeds (https://amzn.to/3F1VJow) Our next tracks: Bob Dylan: Springtime in New York: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 16, 1980-1985) (https://amzn.to/3CN3v3I) Peter Frampton: Frampton Comes Alive! (https://amzn.to/3oj5j07) If you like the show, please subscribe in iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/the-next-track/id1116242606) or your favorite podcast app, and please rate the podcast.
Pianist Sholto Kynoch founded the Oxford Lieder Festival in 2002, and it has become the most important festival for lieder and song in the UK. We discuss the festival, and how listeners around the world can watch nearly 100 concerts via streaming in October. Help support The Next Track by making regular donations via Patreon. We're ad-free and self-sustaining so your support is what keeps us going. Thanks! Support The Next Track (https://www.patreon.com/thenexttrack). Guest: Sholto Kynoch (http://www.sholtokynoch.com) ‌Show notes: Oxford Lieder Festival (https://www.oxfordlieder.co.uk) Our next tracks: Chicago: Chicago at Carnegie Hall Complete) (https://store.rhino.com/chicago-at-carnegie-hall-complete.html) The Litter: $100 Fine (https://amzn.to/3tHNp81) If you like the show, please subscribe in iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/the-next-track/id1116242606) or your favorite podcast app, and please rate the podcast.
In episode #2 of The Next Track, we discussed streaming versus owning music. That was five years ago. We decided to revisit the topic, to see if we've changed our minds. Help support The Next Track by making regular donations via Patreon. We're ad-free and self-sustaining so your support is what keeps us going. Thanks! Support The Next Track (https://www.patreon.com/thenexttrack). ‌Show notes: Episode #2 – To Stream or to Own Music? (https://www.thenexttrack.com/3) Digital music streaming penetration in the United Kingdom 2020, by demographic group (https://www.statista.com/statistics/291712/digital-music-streaming-by-demographic-group-uk/) Chicago tour dates (https://chicagotheband.com/tour/) Our next tracks: Terry Riley – Shri Camel (live video, 1977) (https://blogthehum.com/2017/06/09/amazing-footage-of-terry-riley-playing-shri-camel-at-the-holland-festival-in-1977/) Blodwyn Pig: All Said and Done (https://amzn.to/3yteOeQ) If you like the show, please subscribe in iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/the-next-track/id1116242606) or your favorite podcast app, and please rate the podcast.
In a delayed episode celebrating Bob Dylan's 80th birthday, we take a close look at his 1966 album Blonde on Blonde. Help support The Next Track by making regular donations via Patreon. We're ad-free and self-sustaining so your support is what keeps us going. Thanks! Support The Next Track (https://www.patreon.com/thenexttrack). ‌Show notes: Bob Dylan: Blonde on Blonde (https://amzn.to/3lTk1ty) Blonde on Blonde (Wikipedia) (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blonde_on_Blonde) Double Album (Wikipedia) (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double_album) Episode #208 - Jeff Slate on Bob Dylan at 80 (https://www.thenexttrack.com/211) Mad Magazine fold-in (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mad_Fold-in) Our next tracks: Robert Fripp, 13th of May 1979 at Le Trompe l'Oiel (https://www.dgmlive.com/tour-dates/1720) The Sensational Alex Harvey Band: US Tour '74 Live (https://amzn.to/3AApDwT) If you like the show, please subscribe in iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/the-next-track/id1116242606) or your favorite podcast app, and please rate the podcast.
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