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Mac Randall

Mac Randall

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Mac Randall, editor of JazzTimes magazine, has been writing about music and related subjects for more than two decades. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Musician, The New York Observer, Guitar Aficionado, Billboard, Acoustic Guitar, Mojo, and many other publications. Mac is also a guitarist and composer, as well as the author of the book "Exit Music: The Radiohead Story" and the e-book "101 Great Playlists: Songs for Every Listener." He lives in New York City.

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Subwoofers are speakers with a singular, but important job: to reproduce the ultra-low bass frequencies that standard speakers can’t handle. They’ve been around since the 1960s, but came into their own with the wide use of cinematic surround sound

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Say the words “music technology,” and you’ll most likely think first of laptops, mobile apps, and the internet. But technology played a major role in music-making long before computers. For example, the guitar became the most popular instrument of

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When audio enthusiasts praise a set of speakers, they often say that they were “blown away.” The classic mental image this conjures up is of someone standing between two giant speaker columns cranked to the max and being hurled

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The distinctive sound of Yamaha pianos can be heard today in concert halls, recording and rehearsal studios, places of worship, and educational institutions of every level. But this success was far from sudden; in fact, it’s been more than a

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It happens to every guitar player at some point or other: You get bored with what you’re doing. You feel unchallenged and unhappy. You don’t like the way your instrument sounds anymore. You can’t come up with any new

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