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The Playlist: Previously Unreleased Hendrix, and 10 More New Songs

<i>Every Friday, pop critics for The New York Times weigh in on the week’s most notable new songs and videos — and anything else that strikes them as intriguing. This week, Tracey Thorn returns, Chick Corea and Steve Gadd team for a double album, and the Chainsmokers turn moody.</i><p><i>Just want the music?</i> …

Playlist

Gifts For The Audiophile & Vinyl Junkie On Your List

<b>Telefunken 'Fonivox' gramophone disc recorder in the House-Museum of the author Antonio Machado, Segovia (UNESCO World Heritage City), Autonomous</b> …

Our Favorite Dance Albums Of 2017

Regardless of how much we acknowledge that group-movement to a centralized rhythm is medicine for the soul, some emotional climates simply aren't conducive to reaching a singular moment of exultation and release on the dance floor. Across much of the world, 2017 sure as heck didn't feel like the …

The most drool-worthy vinyl records of the 2017

From Ryan Adams' paper dolls to Lana's heart-shaped vinyl<p>As streaming continues to do bigger and bigger business, so vinyl releases get ever more …

How To Set Up A Turntable Properly

Setting up a turntable correctly can make the difference between it sounding wonderful or actually quite unimpressive. The process of accurately …

January Already?

Yes, with the beginning of winter and the holiday season almost upon us, the January 2018 issue of <i>Stereophile</i> has started dropping into mailboxes, …

The Short, Hard Life Of A MotoGP Front Tire

You don’t see this camera angle very often, and it’s really informative about the stresses a front tire undergoes on a MotoGP bike. What we have here …

Motorcycles

Easy Beef Stroganoff Recipes You'll Devour for Dinner

Easy beef stroganoff recipes have become a fairly Americanized dish—come on, meat, mushrooms, a few dollops of sour cream… it’s comfort food at its …

Cooking

GoPro Camera Tips for Your Motorcycle

<b>Onboard video</b> is a great way to preserve and share your riding experience, but do you know where to position your GoPro motorcycle mount for the …

Top Performance Mods For The KTM 1290 Super Duke R

If you haven’t checked out Chris Fillmore’s epic record-breaking win on a KTM 1290 Super Duke R at the 2017 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, go …

Rottweiler

Enter the pain game with MTB's toughest new race

+13<p>The overall race distance and hours per day on the bikes is on a par with other races, but this is the hardest climbing race we've ever done, …

Slow Adults MMC (Mini Motorcycle Club) On Honda Mini Trails

Have you ever dreamt of being able to ride your motorcycle anywhere and everywhere? Of course you have, as that’s probably one of the main reasons …

Motorcycles

First Trip To Daytona Speedway

In 1974 I was working at a machine shop/parts and accessories distributor in Marin County, California. One day a buddy and I drove over to the state …

Marin County

Vinyl sales rise again with nearly 10 million albums sold already this year

October 4, 2017 In News<p><b>But 2017’s top selling album was released 50 years ago.</b><p>Nielsen Music has released its Q3 report, collecting data from album …

The Right Way to Know When Your Steak is Done Cooking

Don't rely on tricks or gimmicks — all you need is a thermometer to nail steak every time.<p>Lisovskaya/iStock<p>There are some pretty confident cooks out …

Home Grown: The collector who once bought an entire barn full of records

September 17, 2017 In Features<p><b>Because every record collection has a story.</b><p>Home Grown is our series profiling you lot and your excellent record …

VPI Prime Scout turntable

We got our wish. Phonograph ownership is once again depicted as commonplace, even <i>hip</i>, in popular films, TV shows, and ads for other products. …

Audiophile

Desmosedici Stradale

For Ducati, the V4 layout at 90° is the utmost expression of sportiness for a motorcycle engine. It is no coincidence that it is the same solution …

Walter Becker Was A Master Of Musical Understatement

Don't look for Walter Becker on those endless (ridiculous) listicles ranking the "Guitar Gods of the 1970s." He's rarely mentioned in the same breath as major dudes like Eric Clapton, or Jimmy Page, or Duane Allman, or Carlos Santana, or Billy Gibbons, or Frank Zappa.<p>Becker, who died Sunday at the …

Guitar

Comparing An Ex-Larry Pegram EBR 1190RX and Ex-Chuck Sorensen Yamaha TZ250

<i>Our Tuesday regular columnist Nick Ienatsch asked Pat Mooney—who started his motorcycle racing career at Brands Hatch on a 500cc Triton in 1979—to</i> …

Will KTM’s Clean Two-Stroke Make It To The Street?

Two-stroke lovers have dreamed of this day: when a major manufacturer applies modern technologies to produce powerful two-stroke bikes once more—with …

Alpinestars 2018 New Motorcycle Gear

Alpinestars, a name the motorcycle community already associates with superior performance, technology, and protection, has announced a collection of …

Racing The Gods

Paul Ritter is a strong man with an iron will who has written a book called <i>Racing The Gods</i>. I wanted to read <i>Racing The Gods</i> because I thought it was …

TWMX Pinup | Peyton Min

Our buddy Doug Goins from Hoosier Effects Lab in Vaslparaiso, Indiana, sent us another pinup gallery. He writes, “Meet my friend Peyton Min. She’s a …

Mia Khalifa Roasted Cowboys Nation, Then Was Hilariously Trolled By Fans of Every Other NFL Team

"I'd rather date a vegan than a Cowboys fan."<p>4.8K<p>SHARES<p>The Dallas Cowboys had an outstanding 13-3 season in 2016, but that wasn't enough to make Mia …

NFL

Project 2016 KTM 500 EXC Supermoto

Street-legal supermotos are a special breed of motorcycles. At various times throughout history, select manufacturers have produced them (eg. …

Motorcycles

Instagram's 'Sexiest Motorcyclist' Was Killed In a Tragic High-Speed Crash

Friends and followers mourn the loss of this Russian beauty.<p>10.5K<p>SHARES<p><i>The New York Post</i> reports that Russian Instagram sensation Olga Pronina was …

6 Facts About Buying A New Motorcycle | RETAIL CONFIDENTIAL

One of the most exciting times of the year for those of us in the <b>motorcycle industry</b> is the release of the new models. It’s a great time of year …

Shunned from bond market, U.S. Virgin Islands faces cash crisis

ST. CROIX, V.I. (Reuters) - For a glimpse at the precarious financial health of this Caribbean island, visit its public hospital.<p>Pipes underneath the emergency room collapsed in May, causing waste water to back up through the drains. Now workers and visitors – even patients - use portable toilets …

Everything you want to know about marijuana tourism in Colorado

Sometime in the ‘90s, my father, who has always enjoyed his time in the garden, was gifted a book on growing sensimilla. So, he did. On the deck of …