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Re: What are you listening to right now?
« Reply #13305 on: July 31, 2020, 03:04:20 PM »
Cat Stevens: Majikat - EarthTour 1976



96/24 FLAC sourced from an Audio Fidelity 180g 2 LP Set

Much better than the Saturnight live album I listened to a few days ago both in both SQ and performance.
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Re: What are you listening to right now?
« Reply #13306 on: July 31, 2020, 03:27:10 PM »
Mannheim Steamroller: Exotic Spaces



American Gramaphone CD

The last new release from Chip Davis and the folks at American Gramaphone. Great sonics with a strong bass line and a large and well defined soundstage that will definitely put your system to the test.

That said Mannheim Steamroller is the kind of music that you either like or you don't, or maybe used to like but have gotten tired of because you think it all sounds the same. So if you are (still) a fan you will enjoy this album. If not you will at best think of it as a good evaluation disc.
Remember, it's all about the music........

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Re: What are you listening to right now?
« Reply #13307 on: August 01, 2020, 08:49:05 AM »
Frank Sinatra with The Red Norvo Quintet: A Tour de Force



Bravura CD

This live recording, done in Australia in 1959 was reissued by Blue Note several years later, remastered by Mark Levinson using Cello equipment.

The SQ on the Blue Note is a step up, still not great, but better than this Bravura release.

More for a Sinatra collector looking for this show on a historical basis than for an audiophile.

Remember, it's all about the music........

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Re: What are you listening to right now?
« Reply #13308 on: August 01, 2020, 09:00:25 AM »
Celtic Pink Floyd



44/16 FLAC

 8)
Remember, it's all about the music........

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Re: What are you listening to right now?
« Reply #13309 on: August 01, 2020, 10:06:14 AM »
The Who: Who (Deluxe Edition)



Tidal Masters

Released in 2019 this was the first album of original material that The Who had put out in 13 years.

Although both in their mid 70s (I guess Pete did not get his wish to die before he got old) Townshend and Daltry still bring the best in each other and this album still has the definite sound and feel of a Who album. Bottom line, the boys still got it.
Remember, it's all about the music........

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Re: What are you listening to right now?
« Reply #13310 on: August 01, 2020, 10:50:27 AM »
Have a Nice Decade - The 70s Pop Culture Box



Disc 2

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Re: What are you listening to right now?
« Reply #13311 on: August 01, 2020, 11:41:31 AM »


And now disc 3......
Remember, it's all about the music........

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Re: What are you listening to right now?
« Reply #13312 on: August 01, 2020, 01:13:38 PM »
The Best of The Stray Cats



44/16 FLAC
Remember, it's all about the music........

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• VPI HW-19 Mk IV/SDS/SME IV/Benz Micro Glider
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Re: What are you listening to right now?
« Reply #13313 on: August 01, 2020, 01:16:20 PM »
Blind Faith



DSD sourced from a Japanese SHM SACD
Remember, it's all about the music........

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• McIntosh MC 275
• ARC SP-9
• VPI HW-19 Mk IV/SDS/SME IV/Benz Micro Glider
• Pro-Ject Pre Box S2 DAC/Bluesound Node/Denon 2910
• DigiBuss/TWL PC/MIT Cable

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Re: What are you listening to right now?
« Reply #13314 on: August 01, 2020, 10:24:24 PM »
Jimmy Buffett: Boats, Beaches,  Bars and Ballads



44/16 FLAC

Had a friend over for dinner, cued this up on Roon and ended up going through all 4 discs.   :bbq   :beer:
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Remember, it's all about the music........

• Nola Boxers
• Sunfire True SW Super Jr (2)
• McIntosh MC 275
• ARC SP-9
• VPI HW-19 Mk IV/SDS/SME IV/Benz Micro Glider
• Pro-Ject Pre Box S2 DAC/Bluesound Node/Denon 2910
• DigiBuss/TWL PC/MIT Cable

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Re: What are you listening to right now?
« Reply #13315 on: August 01, 2020, 11:51:13 PM »
ICEpower 1200as2 amp
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Border Patrol SEi dac
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Roon, Tidal, Qobuz
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Re: What are you listening to right now?
« Reply #13318 on: August 04, 2020, 10:53:17 PM »
Revelations by Bogdan Ota via Roon. Found out about this artist thanks to Steve. See also the YouTube links Steve provided. Bogdan’s story is quite inspirational.

https://www.bogdanota.com/product-page/bogdan-ota-revelations
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Re: What are you listening to right now?
« Reply #13319 on: August 06, 2020, 04:30:36 PM »
Donald Byrd "Byrd in Flight"   BLP 4048  A 1960 pressing in vg+ shape, so just a very few pops to listen through. 
I think this my favorite Byrd album.  Just good jazz throughout.

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