Black Friday Vintage Vinyl Record Sale @ PIXELS 11/27/20 4pm~8pm

Print out this coloring sheet for loads of Holiday fun!

Come out to PIXELS Arcade Bar for our Black Friday Vintage Vinyl Sale!

Friday November 27th 2020

4pm ~ 8pm

A whole bunch of new titles have been added, and all our Christmas albums will be there. Get your shopping done!

Pixels is located at 2117 Colonial Ave (near 21st Street) in the Ghent section of Norfolk.

Pixels will have their awesome menu available as well as a full bar! So come hungry & thirsty!!

*Please note the different operating times for the record sale. It’s 4pm until 8pm.

Cash and credit cards accepted.

Please wear a mask and socially distance.

This is an indoor event so Rain Or Shine!

Additional parking is available in the rear lot.

New 33 1/3 title: Grateful Dead’s Workingman’s Dead

If you are like me and collect the ‘ultra-hip’ books from the 33 1/3 series…you may be happy to hear about the announcement of their newest title…Grateful Dead – Workingman’s Dead by Buzz Poole (great name!)

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Bloomsbury is extremely proud to announce the

second

of fourteen new 33 1/3 volumes…coming to a bookstore (and kindle/iPad) near you in: Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2015 and Fall 2016. It was extremely difficult to select these titles from a pool of over 400 brilliant proposals so we hope you enjoy! To highlight each new title and the author behind it, we’ll announce one book each day over the next two weeks.

Workingman’s Dead- Grateful Dead

By Buzz Poole

Coming September 2015!

Released in 1970, the Grateful Dead’s Workingman’s Dead is cold-water-shock departure from the Acid Test feedback madness of the late ‘60s material, exemplified by songs like “St. Stephen” and “Dark Star.” Rather than relying on chemically-fuelled guitar licks and spacey improvisational explorations, this album is the first listen to what would become an extensive songbook informed and inspired by dusty, rough and tumble American history and world…

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Exploring regional listening preferences

Cool…I see there are a few ‘hipster’ bands still liked here in the U.S.

Sufjan Stevens, Edward Sharpe, The Shins

Music Machinery

In previous posts we looked at how gender and age can affect listening preferences. Today we take a look at how the location of a listener may affect their listening preferences.

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For this study, I sampled the listening preferences of about a quarter million listeners that have a zip code associated with their account. update: Listener data is drawn from a variety of music streaming services that are powered by The Echo Nest. I aggregated these listeners into regions (state, regional and all-US). To compare regions I look at the top-N most popular artists  based upon listener plays in each region and look for artists that have a substantial change in rank between the two regions. These artists are the artists that define the taste for the region.

As an example let’s compare Tennessee to New England. If we look at the top 100 artists listened to in Tennessee and…

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