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New episode: The Rebirth of Vinyl Records: Side 2 with Jeff Powell (Take Out Vinyl) LIVE at The Memphis Listening Lab

Host J.D. Reager resumes his conversation with producer, engineer and vinyl cutter Jeff Powell in front of a live crowd at the Memphis Listening Lab. They dig into the vinyl mastering process, the current vinyl manufacturing “crisis,” and take questions from the audience.  Available via Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, TuneIn, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts and everywhere fine podcasts are distributed.

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New episode: The Rebirth of Vinyl Records with Jeff Powell (Take Out Vinyl) LIVE at the Memphis Listening Lab

Host J.D. Reager moderates a discussion with producer, engineer and vinyl cutter Jeff Powell in front of a live crowd at the Memphis Listening Lab. They have a long chat about the recent resurgence of vinyl sales, the ins and outs of vinyl mastering and production and Jeff’s career cutting big-time records while taking questions from audience throughout. Available via

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New episode: The Inspiration Train with Graham Burks (Loose Opinions) and Marvin Stockwell (Champions of the Lost Causes) LIVE at The Memphis Listening Lab

Host J.D. Reager chats with two close friends –  musician Graham Burks (Loose Opinions) and fellow podcast host Marvin Stockwell (Champions of the Lost Causes) – in front of a live audience at The Memphis Listening Lab.  J.D. also spins his new single, “Back Off.” Available via Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, TuneIn, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts and everywhere finer podcasts

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News roundup: Loose Opinions, listening party, & press!

Hey everybody! It’s been a busy week at Back to the Light HQ, and we have several cool things to share with you: First and foremost, the new Loose Opinions record Shadow of a Shadow is out today! Get it at looseopinions.com or on Spotify, Apple Music or here: Shadow of a Shadow by Loose Opinions Be sure and check

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New episode: The Idea and the Energy with Sherman Willmott (Memphis Listening Lab, Shangri-La Projects)

Host J.D. Reager talks to Sherman Willmott about the newly opened Memphis Listening Lab and the vast collection of music it houses, the journey from selling Stax bricks at Shangri-La Records to the creation of the Stax Museum, making the professional wrestling documentary Memphis Heat, and the entrepreneurial spirit that drives him.  J.D. also makes a big announcement about a

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