Barry, at Championship Vinyl


Part one, in which Treble recounts some recently-released albums that you absolutely must own

The Calm Before the Storm

A look at Death Cab for Cutie’s Transatlanticism and REM’s Document.

45 RPM Singles

Truly Great: I’m B-Side Myself

The other side of singles.

Basement Jaxx

The Song That’s Shaking Me: “Hot & Cold”

Basement Jaxx – “Hot & Cold”

Fahrenheit 9/11

Michael Moore Ignites America

The trials and tribulations surrounding the filmmaker’s latest, Fahrenheit 9/11

Leonard Cohen

Truly Great: The Great Cover-Up

You don’t always have to write a song to make it good.

Truly Great: Prince

Truly Great: The Artist formerly and now currently known as Prince

But you may call him “His Purple Badness.”

The Pixies

By the Numbers: The Pixies

Francis & Co. go up against our calculator.

The Double Deuce

The Finer Things In Life: Road House

Swayze’s finest hour, if there is such a thing.

Truly Great: Echo & the Bunnymen

Truly Great: Echo and the Bunnymen

Bring on Ian McCulloch and Will Sergeant.

Bowie as Aladdin Sane

By the Numbers: David Bowie

Just to show that we’re not averse to number-ratings, here’s a mathematical breakdown of everything Bowie’s done!

Elliott Smith tribute wall

A Distorted Reality is Now a Necessity to Be Free

I miss Elliott. And the vegetation along SR-163.


…Where at Least I Know I’m Free

Hey kids, you ever wonder how Ken spends his Fourth of July? Now the mystery is revealed.