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    Our Ten Favorite John Coltrane Records: A Josey List.

    This month marks the 50th anniversary of John Coltrane’s essential masterpiece, A Love Supreme. With it comes the release of The Complete Masters, an exhaustive reissue of Coltrane’s masterstroke—complete with every overdub, nascent take and recorded conversation. Never before has such a complete and rich version of A Love Supreme been available. In celebration of this anniversary, we asked our

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    With purchase of A&R vinyl pressing plant, Josey Records isn’t just a record store anymore

    As written by Robert Wilonsky for One year ago this week, Luke Sardello and Waric Cameron opened a sprawling 15,000-square-foot sound warehouse on the LBJ Freeway service road known as Josey Records. At the time, at least, it seemed like a mighty big risk filling such a cavernous building with what had long been dismissed as a dead format

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    Our Favorite Horror Movie Soundtracks: A Josey Staff List.

    Here at Josey we’ve got a special love for horror film scores and soundtracks. With a number of stellar reissue labels popping up over the last few years (Death Waltz, Waxwork, Finders Keepers, Oneway Static), each more eager than the last to mine the past for delicious obscurities and forgotten classics, there’s no better time than the present to look

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    We won!! Best Record Store: Dallas Observer Editors Poll

    As seen in the Dallas Observer Dallas benefited from an influx of top-notch record stores at the end of last year, with Off the Record and Spinster throwing out some fresh twists on the tried-and-true brick-and-mortar concept. But it was Josey Records that really raised the bar for North Texas record stores, and they did so by focusing on the

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    Turntable Guide

    Although setting up a turntable is generally an easy process, there are a few things you need to know when purchasing your turntable. 1) Sound vs Portability – Portable turntables such as Crosley’s Cruiser series are attractive entry-level solutions where portability and space are important. The Cruiser’s built-in speakers are ideal for those with little space. However, sound quality can