That Eric Alper! – August 14, 2013

Canada’s Apollo Music have purchased a ‘hoarder house’ collection of 250,000 records after its owner passed away leaving behind a treasure chest of the plastic stuff including over 20,000 45′s. http://bit.ly/1cKeyeY

Comedian Christina Bianco sings Bonnie Tyler’s “Total Eclipse Of The Heart” as Adele, Cher, and several other divas. http://bit.ly/19thah4

The Village Voice answers the question “Why Is My Obscure, Vinyl-Only Band So Obscure?” http://bit.ly/14tbz1m

The iPad has some tricks up its sleeve that you might not know about. http://read.bi/15ZcE4U

The perfect karaoke song is elusive, author Rob Sheffield says, but can be found: “You don’t want it to be too introverted, like a Belle and Sebastian song for listening to alone in your room,” he says. “You want a chorus where people who don’t already know the song will be able to join in.”  In case that’s not enough guidance, Rob Sheffield shares 10 perfect karaoke jams: http://ti.me/19thoES