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Looney Tunes' new home

Pat McGrath is a realist.
As the Vinyl Turns
By TOM KIELTY  |  May 04, 2012

The Sound of Muzak

Most people seem content to toss into the void of obscurity the record-store clerk and even the record-label executive, letting them join the silent-movie matinee idol and the jazz-era singing star on the slow-moving boat of the damned-to- irrelevance.
Has our lust for convenience turned rock and roll into background music?
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  April 20, 2012