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Notable Discogs Lists:
100 Best Albums Ever ~ The Guardian
100 Best Albums Of The 1980s ~ Slant Magazine
100 Best Album Covers ~ Thorgerson / Powell
100 Greatest Albums Ever ~ Q Magazine
100 Greatest Album Covers ~ Rolling Stone
100 Great Political Songs
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1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die
20 Most Underrated Albums Of All Time ~ Salon
50 Darkest Albums Ever ~ NME Magazine
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90 Greatest 90's Albums ~ Spin Magazine
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Recommended Audio Software:
Accuraterip ~ Perfect DAE (Digital Audio Extraction)
AcoustID ~ Identify & fingerprint songs
Ampache ~ Freeware streaming music server
Audacity ~ Freeware audio editor & recorder
AudioShell ~ Freeware MS Windows audio tag extension & integration
Click Repair ~ Shareware needledrop click removal
CUETools ~ Freeware cue file tools
DADA Auto-Rating for Foobar ~ Automatically rate your music
DRC (Digital Room Correction) ~ Advanced listening room equalization
Drupal ~ Website development platform
EAC (Exact Audio Copy) ~ Advanced freeware CD ripper
FLAC (Free Lossless Audio CODEC) ~ Open-source no loss audio file format
Foobar2000 ~ Advanced freeware audio player
Foobar2000 @ Customize.Org ~ Skinning Foobar
Foobar2000 @ Deviant Art ~ Skins & Themes
foo_discogs = Foobar2000 + Discogs ~ Advanced file tagging
freeDB ~ Set up freeDB access Search FreeDB
KeyFinder ~ Freeware analyzer determines musical key
LAME ~ Freeware mp3 encoder
Mp3tag ~ Freeware metadata tag editor
PlexTools ~ Plextor's CD ripper
RareWares ~ Freeware audio apps & CODECs archive
ReplayGain ~ Advanced gain equalization
ReplayGain & Foobar ~ Implement ReplayGain with Foobar2000
ReplayGain & Foobar under Linux ~ Implement ReplayGain with Wine & Foobar2000
RightMark Audio Analyzer ~ Freeware PC audio hardware analyzer
Room EQ Wizard ~ Freeware analysis & compensation filters
Sound Hound ~ Name that tune
WinAmp Repository ~ NullSoft WinAmp file archive
Windows DirectShow Filters ~ Allows Windows to open FLAC & OGG files, freeware
Windows Discogs Gadget ~ Desktop Discogs search
WMP Tag Plus ~ Extends Windows Media Player tag support, freeware

Useful Audio / Visual / Shipping Web Sites:
Audiophile Rock Album Reviews ~ Absolute Sound
Advanced music search ~ Amazon.com
Album artwork search ~ Albumart
Amazing album cover scans ~ Album Art Exchange
Audio forum and resources ~ Audio Asylum
Audio forum and resources ~ Audiokarma
Balanced Interconnects - Properly connect your gear
Barcode Reader - Inlite Research
Beatles releases comparisons ~ BeatleDrops
Best selling albums ~ Wikipedia
Billboard Magazine Hot 100 ~ Wikipedia
Calgary Cassette Preservation Society ~ Local public domain repository
Canadian artists' discographies ~ Wikipedia
Canadian Folk ~ Last.FM
Canadian Folk Artists ~ Northern Journey
Canadian Folk Music Award Winners ~ The Canadian Folk Music Awards
Canadian Record Album Covers ~ The Record Project
Canadian Society for Traditional Music ~ Arranged by artist
Canadian Music Resources ~ Institute for Canadian Music
Canadian music search ~ Museum Of Canadian Music
Canadian music search ~ Amazon.ca
Cylinder, Disc and Tape Care in a Nutshell ~ The Library of Congress
Digital audio forum ~ Hydrogen Audio
Digital media primer for geeks ~ Xiph.org
Directory of music resources - Open Directory Project
Distortion and music ~ Wikipedia
Dynamic Range Database ~ Album List & Search
EAC set up ~ Hydrogen Audio
EAC gap settings ~ Hydrogen Audio
EAC Guides ~ Hydrogen Audio
EAC cue and log conversion ~ EAC Helper
Encyclopedia ~ MusicBrainz, The Open Music Encyclopedia
Foobar - Skinning Tutorial ~ DeviantArt
Genres - popular ~ Wikipedia
Golden Ears - Hearing Better ~ Philips
Hardware database & equipment resources ~ HiFi Engine
Label Codes ~ Wikipedia
Library catalog meta-search ~ OCLC WorldCat
Loudness War & Poorly Remastered CDs ~ Youtube
Lyric Search ~ Lyrster
Musical styles ~ Listology
Musipedia ~ The Open Music Encyclopedia
Name of a song is unknown? ~ Name My Tune
Needledrops ~ 78 RPM Music Archive
Pink Floyd Discographies ~ Pink Floyd Archives
Playlists - Search for and share ~ Playlists.com
Ratings ~ RYM (Rate Your Music)
Record Grades - Record Collectors Guild
Record grading 101 ~ Goldmine
Record labels ~ Wikipedia
Record Store Search ~ MusicStack
Record Store Search ~ Vinyl Hub
Removing clicks and record noise ~ Audacity
Rocky Mountain Folk Club ~ Calgary & Southern Alberta, Canada
Scanning tips ~ by Wayne Fulton
Scrobble (track) & show your music ~ Last.FM
Shipping Info ~ Frank's Compulsive Guide To Postal Addresses
SPARS Codes ~ Wikipedia
Sing Out ~ Folk Music Magazine and Website
Surround Sound Speaker Set-up ~ THX
Stylus maintenance ~ The Magic Eraser Method
Tagging songs by moods ~ Allmusic
Target CDs ~ Keith Hirsch
Top 100 Albums Of All Time (2013) ~ Dave's Music Database
Turntable Information ~ Vinyl Engine
Universal Scobbler ~ Last.FM
Unusual types of gramophone records ~ Wikipedia
URL Decoder / Encoder ~ Eric Meyer
Vinyl Engine ~ All the information you need to get the best sound from your records
Vinyl Pressing Plants ~ Total Sonic Media
Vinyl Price Guide ~ Popsike
Vinyl Ripping Tips ~ cliveb
World Telephone Numbering Guide ~ WTNG
YouTube Music Videos With Pictures - 9 steps ~ WikiHow

Current Audio Projects:
• Add collection to Discogs, RYM, MusicBrainz
• Scan missing artwork with a Plustek OpticPro A320 (looking for more effective imaging software)
• Finish an Aikido based pre-amp from Pearl Audio AKA Bill Perkins.
• Rebuild a pair of original Quad 57s and a mono 57 with two Quad tuners, a Quad pre-amp and two Quad II amps

My Hardware:
Altec 1569 monoblocks (highly modified)
Bill Perkins hand built PR-2 speakers
Krell KPS-30i
Linn Basik turntable with an Akito tonearm
M-Audio Audiophile 24/96
Meridian 101 Preamp
Nakamichi: BX-300, BX-125, CD-4 & TD-700
Pioneer DV-48AV DVD-A / MP3 / SACD player
Plextor 40/12/40A
Quad IIs, a 33 Preamp,a 303 Amp & a pair of semi rebuilt Quad ESL 57s
Quad Electrostatic Loudspeakers & Quad Today
Spin Clean Record Washer
TEAC UD-H01 USB DAC







Listening for alien DJs


"Censorship reflects society's lack of confidence" ~ Potter Stewart

About having the very last word. ;~)
Recent Activity
added Hagood Hardy - All My Best to their collection. about 23 hours ago
added Lisa Loeb - Firecracker to their collection. about 23 hours ago
added The Rembrandts - L.P. to their collection. about 23 hours ago
added Gloria Estefan - Mi Tierra to their collection. 1 day ago
added Melissa Etheridge - Your Little Secret to their collection. 1 day ago
added Melissa Etheridge - Your Little Secret to their collection. 1 day ago
added Mary-Chapin Carpenter* - Come On Come On to their collection. 2 days ago
submitted Steve Wariner - Burnin' The Roadhouse Down. 3 days ago
added Paolo Nutini - These Streets to their collection. 3 days ago
submitted George Canyon - What I Do. 3 days ago
submitted Lorin Grean - Hand Woven (Celtic Harp With World Music Accompaniment). 3 days ago
added Fleetwood Mac - Greatest Hits to their collection. 3 days ago
submitted Aidan Newbourne - Native Flutes. 3 days ago
submitted Thirty Eight Special* - Rock & Roll Strategy. 3 days ago
submitted Ron Allen (2) - Dream Catcher (Native Flutes). 4 days ago
submitted Yolanda Adams - Believe. 4 days ago
submitted The Commitments - The Commitments Vol. 2 (Music From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack). 5 days ago
added Hennie Bekker - Silk & Satin to their collection. 10 days ago
added The Breeders - Last Splash to their collection. 10 days ago
added Zamfir* - Encore! to their collection. 10 days ago
added John Barry - Dances With Wolves (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) to their collection. 10 days ago
submitted Carter Burwell - Rob Roy - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack From The Film. 11 days ago
submitted Various - Music From The Motion Picture "Hope Floats". 11 days ago
submitted Michael Kamen - Don Juan DeMarco (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack). 11 days ago
submitted Walton*, Berkeley*, Arnold*, Craig Ogden, Northern Sinfonia, Richard Hickox - English Guitar Concertos. 18 days ago
submitted Five Star Homeless - Comin' Right Up. 18 days ago
added Unknown Artist - Natural Dreams - Music For Relaxation: Nature's Guitar to their collection. 19 days ago
submitted Deborah Nyack - Unforgettable. 20 days ago
added Santana - Borboletta to their collection. 23 days ago
added Borealis (6) - Fall From Grace to their collection. 23 days ago
submitted Yes - 90125. 24 days ago
submitted Deborah Nyack - The Quest. 26 days ago
submitted Bill Riley (2), Gary Robison - Chant. about 1 month ago
added Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver - Lonely Street to their collection. about 1 month ago
added The Presets (2) - Pacifica to their collection. about 1 month ago
added Blue Highway - Sounds Of Home to their collection. about 1 month ago
submitted Suds (5) - Never Say Die. about 1 month ago
added The Alan Parsons Project - Eye In The Sky to their collection. about 1 month ago
submitted Deborah Nyack - Heart Song. about 1 month ago
added The Tractors - Trade Union to their collection. about 1 month ago
submitted R.Ariel - This World. about 1 month ago
submitted R.Ariel - Histories. about 1 month ago
added Martin O'Donnell And Michael Salvatori - Halo 3 Original Soundtrack to their collection. about 1 month ago
submitted Nick White (9) - Pure Spa Caribbean. about 1 month ago
posted a comment on The Co-Dependents - Live Recording Event. 2 months ago
This album is volume one of a two volume set; volume two is The Co-Dependents - Live At The Mecca Cafe Volume 2
submitted Deborah Nyack - Clair de Lune. 2 months ago
submitted Article One - Colors And Sounds. 2 months ago
submitted The Swinging Bovines - Heyride. 2 months ago
submitted Kristilyn Robertson - The Uncut Version. 2 months ago
submitted Danie Syre - The Journey. 2 months ago