Post Tagged with: "Music"

József Baki sings about his lost Transylvanian homeland under the palm trees in Los Angeles.

Longing for Transylvania under the palm trees

Immigrants to the United States and Canada often sing about the homeland left behind. Mexicans sing corridos, or ballads, the Irish have songs about the Emerald Isle they left and Vietnamese immigrants pass their traditions down from generation to generation through song and dance. How about Hungarian immigrants? Thanks to József Baki in California, we have a Hungarian example of […]

by · January 18, 2016 · Diaspora
My new Crosley Cruiser record player...

Vinyl – Some thoughts on the music industry’s comeback kid

After weeks of misery trying to repair my old linear tracking record player, looking in vain for a new receiver and speakers that would both be compatible with it, and also fit into my living room, I took the plunge and did what will make most serious audiophiles cringe: I bought one of those Crosley all-in-one turntables. They’re simple, they […]

by · November 8, 2015 · Culture