One of the more exciting finds from my Midwest road trip this summer…hard to beat a clean, fairly-priced vintage pressing…
Back for the first time in a while with an original mono pressing! There’s a pretty fun story behind my acquisition of this record, check out the video below to hear all about it.
This is the new format! All spoken, nothing written, I hope this works for my DGM readers! More→
This week I’m reviewing the 2010 Legacy reissue of KOB cut by Kevin Gray. I’m also introducing a new system with this … More→
I’m back, once again. Vinyl Spotlight posts began back in January 2014 and have been a cornerstone of this blog for the past eight years. Well, I recently acquired a new camera and decided it was time to bring Deep Groove Mono into the 2020s … More→
(Ed. Note: I originally intended to do a formal interview with Joe and Kevin, but as the day progressed and the friendly vibe between us grew, I became less and less interested in the idea of shifting gears into being “on the record”. So I kept it casual. As a result, this article … More→
Ladies and gentlemen, after several unexpected weeks immersing myself in images and history, I present to you the Deep Groove Mono Classic Jazz Album Art Extravaganza! This design love fest has been broken into two parts with links below. The first is an essay on Modern American design and its origins, and the … More→
I’ve been noticing some buzz on the internet about an up-and-coming mono reissuing of Kenny Dorham’s Quiet Kenny by the Craft label, so I thought I’d feature a track off that album for this edition of Origins of Bop. “My Ideal” dates back to 1930, the year of both its publishing and … More→