The Doors


  • Disco and Debauchery: A Night at Studio 54

    Studio 54 flung open its glamorous doors on April 26, 1977, and with its opening, it instantly cemented itself as the crown jewel of Manhattan’s nightlife. This wasn’t just a club; it was a nocturnal kingdom where the elites of Hollywood, fashion, art, and music came to play. The stories of its decadence, celebrities, and…

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  • The Vinyl Frontier: A Spin Through Record Store Day

    Click here to jump to the highlights and special releases of the 2024 edition. On April 20th, vinyl enthusiasts and music aficionados around the globe unite for a celebration that spins beyond just a routine shopping spree—it’s Record Store Day, the annual event that’s been putting the needle back on the beloved grooves of vinyl…

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  • Jim Morrison’s last show with The Doors

    On December 12, 1970, The Doors, fronted by the enigmatic Jim Morrison, took the stage for what would be Morrison’s final performance with the band. The event, held at A Warehouse at 1820 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans, promised to be a memorable night under the promotion of Beaver Productions, featuring also the band Kansas. The…

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  • Davide Lo Surdo: A Guitarist That Will Remain In History

    Davide Lo Surdo, born on July 24th 1999 in Rome, Italy, is an Italian guitarist who has made a significant mark in music history, earning the title of the fastest guitarist in the history of music, as described by Rolling Stone Brazil magazine, for his remarkable ability to play a staggering 129 notes per second.…

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  • The 1985 Effect

    In the ever-evolving landscape of hip-hop, a phenomenon reverberates with unwavering resonance – “The 1985 Effect.” This term is harvested from the seeds of J. Cole’s candid song “1985 (Intro to ‘The Fall Off’),” where wisdom intertwines with rhythm, creating a narrative that pierces the fabric of contemporary hip-hop culture. The song paints an authentic…

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  • The Hifi Podcast with Darren and Duncan episodes 11-15

    Episode 11 Excellent listener questions have been flowing in, and Darren and Duncan pick two good ones to discuss at length in this episode of The Hifi Podcast. Will asks what elements of different products the guys have seen when popping the hood of a device or poking around the inside of a speaker. Darren…

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  • MUNICH HIGH END 2024 – A Must-Attend Event for the Audio Industry

    Initial registration numbers demonstrate the trade show’s international significance.

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  • The Doors Defy Ed Sullivan: The Night Rock ‘n’ Roll Refused to Be Tamed

    In the ever-evolving tapestry of rock ‘n’ roll, there are moments that define generations and challenge the status quo. On September 17, 1967, such a moment materialized on the stages of “The Ed Sullivan Show,” forever embedding itself in the annals of music history. The Doors, led by the enigmatic and unpredictable Jim Morrison, transformed…

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  • MoFi’s In-a-Gadda-Da-Vida and Truth reviewed, Pt 1

    By 1968, the sweet Summer of Love was long gone, but the strong scent of acid still permeated the airwaves within the burgeoning, quickly-evolving rock scene.

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  • “No, I have the best system in the world!” #7: Transforming Digital Streaming into an Analog Symphony

    Paul’s system is one of those rare audiophile systems; its composed entirely of gear of the same brand, in this case, made by venerable Scottish company Linn. Paul’s system is Linn’s 5.0 Katalyst Surround System. Did you think that Linn was mostly about turntables and analogue? Only in a nostalgic sense. Before I get into…

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