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Hi, I'm Chaz Lipp. An old co-worker of mine thought my name was Chad. Since we had two Chads working there at the time, I was "The Other Chad."

Music Review: Bob Dylan – ‘The Best of The Cutting Edge 1965–1966: The Bootleg Series Vol. 12′

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This series of previously unreleased material just keeps getting better, nearly a quarter-century into its existence. Read More »

Music Review: The Beatles – ‘1+’ (CD Plus 2-Blu-ray Deluxe Edition)

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The deluxe edition contains the remixed and remastered '1' album, 124-page book, and two Blu-ray discs (also available in DVD) loaded with promos old and new. Read More »

DVD Review: Legendary Clay Animator Bruce Bickford’s ‘CAS’L’

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The award-winning animator's long-awaited clay animation extravaganza is a truly one-of-a-kind viewing experience. Read More »

Music Review: David Lanz and Kristin Amarie – ‘Silhouettes of Love’


The second full-length album collaboration between Grammy-nominated pianist David Lanz and acclaimed vocalist Kristin Amarie. Read More »

Music Review: Mindi Abair and The Boneshakers – ‘Live In Seattle’

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Don't even think about calling this latest offering from saxophonist Mindi Abair "smooth jazz." This live set is funky, sweaty blues rock and R&B. Read More »

Music Review: Prince – ‘HITnRUN: Phase One’


Less than a year after 'Art Official Age,' the Purple Yoda is back with another tasty serving of EDM-tinged pop and soulful R&B, all laced with enigmatic and unpredictable touches. Read More »

Music Review: Paul McCartney – ‘Tug of War’ and ‘Pipes of Peace’ (Archive Collection Reissues)


The latest reissues in the award-winning Archive Collection series cover Paul McCartney's uneven early-'80s period: one's a classic, the other is a decidedly mixed bag. Read More »

Music Review: Little Richard – ‘Directly From My Heart: The Best of the Specialty & Vee-Jay Years’

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Most of the rock and roll from Little Richard's early career is collected here on three discs, including all the big hits. Read More »

Music Review: Ringo Starr – ‘Postcards from Paradise’

Postcards from Paradise

Affable and steady-rocking, Ringo Starr's latest is more of the same - for better or worse. Read More »

Dance Review: ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ Season 11 Live – Seattle, WA 2/05/2015


A winning mix of energy, style, sexiness, and grace, the SYTYCD live show is not to be missed. Read More »