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The Oscar Peterson Trio - We Get Requests
posted a review of The Oscar Peterson Trio - We Get Requests. 8 days ago
First song 'Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars (Corcovado)' is rather lo-fi but the rest sound STUNNING in stereo. And I do mean stunning. Great recording & mix of a dynamite set of performances. Vinyl is whisper-quiet as well...
Tchaikovsky*, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Erich Kunzel - 1812 / Capriccio Italien /
posted a review of Tchaikovsky*, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Erich Kunzel - 1812 / Capriccio Italien / "Cossack Dance" From Mazeppa. 21 days ago
Above & beyond how great the music is, it has to be said that this performance & recording is the very definition of 'dynamic range' for a vinyl LP.
As famed Canadian hockey announcer Danny Gallivan said, it has "cannonading drive"...
Radiohead - The Bends
posted a review of Radiohead - The Bends. 3 months ago
Wicked sounding LP with a mastering that just gets out of the way and allows the 3-D soundstage to float out of the speakers & envelop the listener. Each tune is it's own unique soundscape & you can hear every nuance, every detail, be it metallic... See full review
Elvis* - Recorded Live On Stage In Memphis
posted a review of Elvis* - Recorded Live On Stage In Memphis. 3 months ago
One of, if not the finest, of the live Elvis recordings of the 1970's, with a nice wide stereo-mix. But it's the loose, good-time vibe that sets this album apart. And the bass-vocals courtesy of JD Sumner have to be heard to be believed. Vinyl is... See full review
Hank Mobley - No Room For Squares
posted a review of Hank Mobley - No Room For Squares. 3 months ago
Cracking good sound on this LP, so realistic it's ridiculous. The drumkit of Philly Joe Jones is a particular standout. Sweet mastering job by KG, with energy to spare yet delicate when need be. The heavyweight vinyl on my copy is pristine & whisper-quiet... See full review
Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath
posted a review of Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath. 4 months ago
Amazing sonics on this LP, pushing both your ears & your hi-fi to the brink of destruction. Huge sound that's as clear as an unmuddied lake, with incredible bass & thundering drive. The vinyl itself is whisper-quiet. A demo-disc any way you slice it...
Led Zeppelin - Untitled
posted a review of Led Zeppelin - Untitled. 4 months ago
I doubt you could find a worse sounding version of this album, it's so dull & lifeless it beggars description.
Various - The Stax / Volt Revue Volume One Live In London
posted a review of Various - The Stax / Volt Revue Volume One Live In London. 4 months ago
Awesome, just awesome. So live it hurts. 'Green Onions' live cannot be played loud enough. And the rendition of 'Yesterday' by Carla Thomas is unreal. Good mastering & pressing, vinyl is whisper-quiet...
Hawkwind - Warrior On The Edge Of Time
posted a review of Hawkwind - Warrior On The Edge Of Time. 6 months ago
A triumph of liquid holographic 3-D heavyosity, mastered & pressed to the usual excellent Canadian standards with whisper-quiet vinyl to boot. Stereo-mix is sublime, as the sound just floats out of the hi-fi and spreads its sonic wings & ascends into... See full review
Scorpions - Blackout
posted a review of Scorpions - Blackout. 8 months ago
Mastered at SNB by the immortal Emile Lepine, this molten slab of Teutonic heavyosity will send the poseurs running for the hills. The louder you play it the better it sounds...
Elton John - Honky Château
posted a review of Elton John - Honky Château. 8 months ago
Phenomenal sounding LP of yet another of Elton's early 1970's masterpieces. As soon as 'Honky Cat' kicks into gear you know you are in for a sonic treat. Wicked...
Eagles - Hotel California
posted a review of Eagles - Hotel California. 8 months ago
A damn fine sounding LP, almost as good as my US Sterling mastered CSM pressing to be honest...
Bongwater - The Power Of Pussy
posted a review of Bongwater - The Power Of Pussy. 8 months ago
Bongwater's avante-garde sonic masterpiece is here rendered to vinyl with all it's power & glory intact. A recording & performance tapestry that has to be heard to be believed. Wicked awesome...
Johann Sebastian Bach - Karl Richter - Toccata Und Fuge D-moll, BWV 565 · Triosonate Nr. 2 c-moll, BWV 526 · Präludium Und Fuge D-dur, BWV 532 · Fantasie Und Fuge g-moll, BWV 542
posted a review of Johann Sebastian Bach - Karl Richter - Toccata Und Fuge D-moll, BWV 565 · Triosonate Nr. 2 c-moll, BWV 526 · Präludium Und Fuge D-dur, BWV 532 · Fantasie Und Fuge g-moll, BWV 542. 8 months ago
Amazing sounding LP! Crank up your hi-fi and close your eyes & treat yourself to one of the most spectacular Bach organ experiences possible. The bass extension almost levitated my house. Wicked...
Led Zeppelin - In Through The Out Door
posted a review of Led Zeppelin - In Through The Out Door. 9 months ago
This pressing is awesome. Nice wide 3-D soundstage, terrific bass & most importantly it's as clear as an unmuddied lake. And the Canuck vinyl is whisper-quiet...
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Nilsson* - Harry
posted a review of Nilsson* - Harry. 9 months ago
Beautiful sounding LP, with Harrys voice rendered clear as a bell & 'right there' ya dig? Vinyl itself is whisper quiet too...
The Beatles - 1962-1966
posted a review of The Beatles - 1962-1966. 9 months ago
Awesome sounding LPs, clear as a bell with terrific bass. Some songs are mono mixes, some are in stereo. Vinyl itself is whisper quiet...
Mike Oldfield - Hergest Ridge
posted a review of Mike Oldfield - Hergest Ridge. 9 months ago
Amazing sounding LP, a holographic tour-de-force that delivers Oldfields unique aural landscape in all it's stereo-mixed glory...
Buffalo Springfield - Buffalo Springfield Again
posted a review of Buffalo Springfield - Buffalo Springfield Again. 10 months ago
Great sounding LP with a groovy late 1960's stereo-mix well mastered to provide good clarity to the soundsatge & terrific bass. The vinyl itself is well pressed & nicely quiet as well.
Buffalo Springfield - Buffalo Springfield
posted a review of Buffalo Springfield - Buffalo Springfield. 10 months ago
Stereo-mix has terrific clarity & space to the soundstage on this LP. And it includes 'For What It's Worth' on Side 2 which is essential IMHO...
Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin III
posted a review of Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin III. 10 months ago
Wow...just wow. Huge soundstage with so much energy & space to the sound, with bass to die for. Bonzo is the man on this pressing as his drumkit hits so hard on the rockers the sound just punches you right through the chest. Holy she-ite this sumbitch... See full review
Jim Croce - Life And Times
posted a review of Jim Croce - Life And Times. 10 months ago
Nice sounding LP, with a beautifully wide stereo-mix & Jim 'right there' in front of you. Wonderful tone to the guitars & bass as well. Vinyl itself is nearly dead-silent...
Stevie Wonder - Songs In The Key Of Life
posted a review of Stevie Wonder - Songs In The Key Of Life. 10 months ago
Terrific sounding package of what just might be the greatest R&B album of the 1970's. Can't believe I found a complete minty one in the dollar-bin of a small-town junk-store of all places! Booyah!
The Beatles - Let It Be
posted a review of The Beatles - Let It Be. 10 months ago
Absolutely beautiful sounding LP, with a mastering courtesy of the immortal Wally Traugott. Clarity, bass & soundstage are all very impressive. And how about Ringo's drumkit & its spitting fury during 'I Dig A Pony'...wow. Pressed with craftsmanship... See full review
The Lovin' Spoonful - Everything Playing
posted a review of The Lovin' Spoonful - Everything Playing. 10 months ago
Beautiful late 1960's pop-music, with great arrangements & lyrics.
Mastering is very 'BellSound' -aka- midrange-heavy, but has really good bass.
George Thorogood & The Destroyers - Bad To The Bone
posted a review of George Thorogood & The Destroyers - Bad To The Bone. 10 months ago
This LP rocks like nobodys business! God bless you George!
Lenny Breau - Guitar Sounds From Lenny Breau
posted a review of Lenny Breau - Guitar Sounds From Lenny Breau. 10 months ago
Astonishing guitar virtuosity courtesy of Lenny's unique & inspirational style. On some tunes it seems as though there are 2 or 3 guitarists playing, but it's just Lenny. How he did it is what makes him a singular talent...
Cheap Trick - In Color
posted a review of Cheap Trick - In Color. 10 months ago
Top-notch recording, mix & mastering combined with a nice pressing job provides one wicked-punchy sounding LP. This sucker begs to be played LOUD...
Steely Dan - Aja
posted a review of Steely Dan - Aja. 10 months ago
Another triumph of mastering from TLC on this Canuck-pressed beauty. Clear as an unmuddied lake, with big open sound from top to bottom. Dynamics are top-notch too, with both 'Aja' & 'Josie' pushing your stereo to it's limits. And the vinyl itself is... See full review
Gustav Holst, Berliner Philharmoniker · Herbert von Karajan - The Planets
posted a review of Gustav Holst, Berliner Philharmoniker · Herbert von Karajan - The Planets. 10 months ago
Stunning-sounding LP with a particularly ferocious & huge delivery. Vinyl itself is whisper quiet...
Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel
posted a review of Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel. 10 months ago
Amazing album, but IMHO it's the triumph that is 'Games Without Frontiers' that really sets the pace here, This tune could be released tomorrow & still sound like the future. Un-####ing-believable...
Great mastering of a terrific stereo-mix courtesy... See full review
Rod Stewart - Every Picture Tells A Story
posted a review of Rod Stewart - Every Picture Tells A Story. 11 months ago
Nice sounding LP of a phenomenal rock'n'soul album by Rod & the boys. These early 1970's Canuck black-label Mercury pressings are sweet. Crank it, drink a toast & believe...
The Rolling Stones - Let It Bleed
posted a review of The Rolling Stones - Let It Bleed. 11 months ago
Beautiful sounding LP, which benefits from a terrific mastering from Disques SNB. Nice stereo sound, terrific fidelity & pressed on dead-silent vinyl. An undeniable Stones masterpiece IMHO...
Motörhead - Motörhead
posted a review of Motörhead - Motörhead. 11 months ago
Incredibly punchy sounding LP, with the newborn Motorhead ready to kick your teeth out & then assault your beer-fridge.
Albert King With Stevie Ray Vaughan - In Session
posted a review of Albert King With Stevie Ray Vaughan - In Session. 11 months ago
Stunning hardly describes the performances & sound on this LP, which must be played LOUD...
Simon & Garfunkel - Parsley, Sage, Rosemary And Thyme
posted a review of Simon & Garfunkel - Parsley, Sage, Rosemary And Thyme. 11 months ago
Absolutely stellar mastering on this LP throws a huge, fidelious soundstage of what is perhaps the greatest of all the S&G stereo recordings. Vinyl is dead-silent as well.
Sonny Rollins - What's New?
posted a review of Sonny Rollins - What's New?. 11 months ago
Terrific sounding Bossa Nova jazz album, with a nice stereo mix beautifully mastered & pressed on dead-silent vinyl.
Tomita - Kosmos
posted a review of Tomita - Kosmos. 11 months ago
On this here Canuck-pressed vinyl wonder we have what seems to me to be the achievement of surround-sound from only my humble 2-channel stereo rig. One of the most holographic 3-D experiences I have ever had from an LP...just amazing.
Elvis Presley - Separate Ways
posted a review of Elvis Presley - Separate Ways. 11 months ago
Awesome sounding Elvis album with stereo mixes to die for. Vinyl is whisper-quiet...another boss Pickwick reissue for sure.
Elvis* - Almost In Love
posted a review of Elvis* - Almost In Love. 11 months ago
Another dynamite-sounding LP with great mastering & pressing from Pickwick. Is it just me or do Pickwick LPs sound great almost everytime? Vinyl is dead-silent too...
Bill Evans Trio* Featuring Scott La Faro* - Sunday At The Village Vanguard
posted a review of Bill Evans Trio* Featuring Scott La Faro* - Sunday At The Village Vanguard. 11 months ago
Is it just me or is this one of the greatest live jazz records of all-time? Incredible performances & terrific sound quality on this stereo-mixed beauty. Vinyl is whisper-quiet to boot. Not bad for the $19 it cost me new in the shrinkwrap a few years ago... See full review
Tomita - Snowflakes Are Dancing
posted a review of Tomita - Snowflakes Are Dancing. 11 months ago
Mindblowing 1970's abum, delivered with both artistic delicacy & musical chops. So damn cool it kind of defies description. You have to listen to it to dig it, man. Also a sonic marvel of the highest order. Go Dynaflex go!
Carpenters - Christmas Portrait
posted a review of Carpenters - Christmas Portrait. 11 months ago
Karen Carpenter sings Xmas tunes like an angel.I've loved their music for years
John Coltrane Quartet* - Ballads
posted a review of John Coltrane Quartet* - Ballads. 11 months ago
A most beautiful album by the Coltrane Quartet, with a poetically smooth angle to the music that runs completely counter to some of Trane's more 'energetic' compositions, shall we say. Waxtime mastered this stereo-mix with both good space & fidelity.... See full review
Scorpions - Animal Magnetism
posted a review of Scorpions - Animal Magnetism. 11 months ago
Awful sounding LP, with all the fidelity of an AM-radio. Avoid...
Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel
posted a review of Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel. 11 months ago
Possibly an early 1980's Canuck pressing, with good space to the soundstage of an otherwise murky recording or mix. Add a few db's of treble to the top-end & it opens up like a flower and sounds divine. Either way, the songwriting & musical... See full review
The Mamas & The Papas - Monday, Monday
posted a review of The Mamas & The Papas - Monday, Monday. 11 months ago
Nice sounding LP for a compilation, with good clarity & bass to the stereo mixes.
Miles Davis - Birth Of The Cool
posted a review of Miles Davis - Birth Of The Cool. 11 months ago
This LP was a nice surprise, sonics-wise that is, for a compilation album of very early Miles from the late 1940's. Sounds terrific & it seems the original mono mixes are intact too. Vinyl itself is whisper-quiet & flat.
John Coltrane - A Love Supreme
posted a review of John Coltrane - A Love Supreme. 11 months ago
No doubt about it this LP sounds terrific, with a mastering as clear as a bell providing good space to the soundstage & terrific bass. Zero hum on this pressing & whisper-quiet vinyl as well. Also, it's a cool blue color, so there's that. Got mine for... See full review