Monthly Archives: April 2012

audio: DSD digital nirvana approaches

Four years ago I blogged about wanting “the master tape,” the exact version that the musicians are hearing in the control room. Since then there’s been some progress. 1. High-res digital tracks for download Although Best Buy long ago junked … Continue reading

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music: “Don’t Disturb this Groove” near-great 12-inch

The System’s “Don’t Disturb this Groove” is a monster jam, filled with lush melodic touches and impassioned vocals with inventive vocal overdubs.So the 12-inch should be one of the greatest of all time!? Alas, nu-uh. It’s one of many unexceptional … Continue reading

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audio: sometimes vinyl is way better

Switching between the CD and my original signed LP, the vinyl is decisively better: deeper bass, better piano, way more realistic speaking voice. Continue reading

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