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Audio of interview with Foetus

Interview with Foetus, July 2, 1995 Interview with J.G. Thirlwell, aka Foetus, on WTUL, Tulane University. Pardon the idolatry; I had wanted to meet the man for years. He was really quite gracious to do the interview.

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I recently purchased a Technics SL1200MK2 for a very good price and used it to replace my Lenco L75, which I used with a Grado MC+ mono cart (I use a VPI Scout/Dynavector 10×5 for stereo). I decided to upgrade the Technics, just to see what all the fuss about this turntable is about. I […]

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Dampening an Oppo DV-980HD player

Here’s a worthwhile and reasonably cheap tweak for the Oppo player. Tools required: Phillips screwdriver, a pair of scissors to cut the dampening sheet, and steady hands — you don’t want to knock those resistors and capacitors. It took me all of 30 minutes to do it. I used one sheet of Herbie’s 1.6mm Grungebuster […]

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Klipsch Cornwall tweaks

Fresh crossovers, courtesy of Bob Crites. I also rebuilt the tweeters with parts I bought from him. Rewired with DNM Reson cables, straight to the crossover. Plumber’s caulk applied to the woofer cage and squawker: The result? Tighter bass, better imaging, less fatigue. The speakers work less to make more music..

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My favorite comic

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