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Record Riot Sealed With KISS

by Karen Ponzio | Nov 13, 2017 7:51 am | Comments (1)

Karen Ponzio PhotoPat Prince edits Goldmine, a print and online magazine that caters to the vinyl and music collector. “Once KISS took off their makeup, that was the end of them for a lot of people,” he said during one of many musical discussions people were having at a “Record Riot” on Sunday at the Annex YMA Club Lounge and Hall on Woodward Avenue. Later on, New Haven musician Tim Goselin pulled the KISS album Animalize out of the stacks and smiled.

“This was one of the ones that did it for me as a kid. I love their stuff from when they stopped wearing the makeup. I’m always looking for those records,” he said.

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Sound Down Around Tweed

by Allan Appel | Aug 7, 2017 3:30 pm | Comments (6)

Allan Appel PhotoIf Kim Makres’s tidy beige ranch house were any closer to Tweed New Haven Airport, it would almost be on the runway.

Close as it is, it picks up 97 percent less noise than it used too from the planes landing and taking off perhaps 75 yards away. As for the cars racing by on Burr Street to catch those planes, she doesn’t hear a single engine revolution or the slap of a tire.

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