Hockey, 2014, in review:
Amazon stuck with its mystery theme for this year’s holiday sales performance review, saying things like “record-breaking” and “record growth” without really talking about actual solid numbers or dollars. The company did reveal some stats that, even surrounded by an obscuring fog of relative terms, are worth paying attention to. The company signed up over 10… Read More
While we’re away, why not fire up our free Record Store Locator app and visit one of your local indie record shops? Perhaps there’s an interview, review, or feature you might have missed? Catch up and we’ll see you back here in 2015. The post Happy New Year! appeared first on The Vinyl District.
Fantasy football owners who still care about their teams are the lucky ones. They have either reach the final week of the championship or are just a few days from finding out which team had the best overall record. Winning in Week 17 is imperative. Show More Summary
Here are eleven new releases, reviewed at All About Jazz, which stood out from those I heard this year, in no special order. m: Nicole Mitchell The Secret Escapades of Velvet Anderson (Rogue Art Records) Sonic Projections must be flautist m: Nicole Mitchell's hardest blowing ba...
Vehicle Style: 5-door station wagon Price: $225,000; $244,140 as tested Engine/trans: 412kW/700Nm 4.0 litre V8 twin-turbo | 8spd auto Fuel Economy claimed: 9.8l/100km | tested: Not recorded OVERVIEW Audi's RS 6 Avant is Ingolstadt's answer to the powerhouses from Munich and Stuttgart, the BMW M5 and the Mercedes-AMG E 63. Show More Summary
With the number of playoff spots running out and plenty of teams trying to fill them, the final week of the NFL season is going to be a good one. Even with many playoff spots already clinched, the final day of the regular season will feature three separate games where the winner will win the division. Show More Summary
"Robert D. Skeels, writing in L.A. Progressive, rips Marshall Tuck for closing down ethnic studies programs and heritage language studies programs while running the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools. He reviews Tuck’s record at Green...Show More Summary
A recent review on the impact of the electronic medical record reminds of a sobering fact: that despite years of wishful thinking, research findings have been disappointing. It would be generous to say they have been mixed because by and large the positive findings have been confined to soft and non validated surrogate metrics. Show More Summary
The strongest asset at Mozart In The Jungle’s disposal is its setting, a network of performance halls, rehearsal spaces, artists’ lofts, recording studios, dressing rooms, and administrative offices that comprise a viciously competitive, highly incestuous classical musical scene in New York City. Show More Summary
Happy Holidays! We’ll return live on Monday, January 5. While we’re away, why not fire up our free Record Store Locator app and visit one of your local indie record shops? Perhaps there’s an interview, review, or feature you might have missed? Catch up and we’ll see you back here in 2015. The post Happy Holidays! appeared first on The Vinyl District.
It probably will be hard to break Unbroken's record for development time in getting to the screen. Universal had optioned World War II hero Louis Zamperini's own story in 1957 as a vehicle for Tony Curtis, who was going to star but chose to do Spartacus instead. Show More Summary
Phew, fucking hell, nearly there! Another year comes careering to an end, with little in the sense of control, planning or even semi-coherence to sellotape it all together. One thing, though, it’s been a fucking great year. Not a single other label out there has come close to matching the kind of stuff we’ve put […]
Diageo has selected Anomaly as its new creative agency of record for Johnnie Walker, Adweek reports, the culmination of a review which launched in October. The decision marks the end of the brand’s fifteen year relationship with BBH, which defended in the review. Show More Summary
A review by USA Today shows that the president has issued 198 "presidential memoranda," more than any U.S. president in history. Presidential memoranda are quite similar to executive orders — in fact, they're almost identical in that...Show More Summary
The Wexford Carols; Caitriona O'Leary, Rosanne Cash, Rhiannon Giddens, Tom Jones; Heresy Records Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Dec 15 2014 Star rating: 4.0 Irish traditional music singer Catriona O'Leary opens a window on the surviving Christmas carol tradition from Co. Show More Summary
I don't think I'll ever be accused of being stingy with my words, but if I were to wrap this entire review up into a short summary, here it goes. If you enjoyed Record Of Agarest War [$14.99]'s seventy-something hour campaign, spent dozens of hours more to fully complete everything, and still find yourself wanting
Despite a few division champions being crowned over the weekend, it's still anyone's guess as to how the NFL playoff field will come together with Week 16 fast approaching. Football fans will have to wait until Sunday to see games with...Show More Summary
What is old is new again and that can be said of the record player. Sure we all love to stream our music these days but you just can’t beat the sound of a good turntable. The record player has been going through a renaissance period....Show More Summary
Week 7 proved to be the Lakers' best of the year, the team putting together a perfect 3-0 record, while reaching a major milestone in the career of Kobe Bryant.