PASSAGES: Influencial Swedish DJ Avicii dead at 28

I was at work this afternoon when I opened my email and saw about a dozen bulletins about the passing of Tim Bergling, known the world over as Avicii, and my heart leaped. I came late to the game, but when I got there, I was all in. He was only 28…and that’s just not right…

Avicii’s reps released an official statement this afternoon announcing the sad, music-world-changing news:

“It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known

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Today’s music buyers will never know the joys of a good “Cut-Out” bin…

I’ve always loved buying records. My record collection is large (though not as large as some, I’m sure), and about 80 percent of it were purchased at regular prices. But I’d say a good 10-12% of it came from cut-out bins.

According to the Wikipedia entry, “In the recording industry, a cut-out refers to a deeply discounted or remaindered copy of an LP, 45 RPM single, cassette tape, Compact Disc, or other item.”  Yes, you can still occasionally find cut-outs of CD’s or DVD’s, but most of the time, you’re more

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