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John Hiatt: Bring the Family        (4 of 4 found this review helpful)
  January 5, 2004

I've had this SACD for about a month, but I held off on reviewing it until I'd given it several listens. Really nice. If you haven't heard this before, this is the album that set Hiatt on the charts. Here's a review ... more
John Lee Hooker: Boogie Chillen'        (0 of 1 found this review helpful)
  December 18, 2003

I don't know what Croc was hearing. I've owned this SACD for a few months now, and everytime I play it I'm amazed at how true the sound is. It sounds as if John Lee Hooker is sitting in your living room. Steve Hoffman did a great job with this one.
The Who: Tommy        (3 of 3 found this review helpful)
  October 31, 2003

Wow. I've had this on LP, cassette, CD, remastered CD, and I've even got a bootleg of Townsend's home-cooked demos. This is like a wholly different piece of music altogether. This one goes to "11" The redbook layer is a huge improvement over the recently remastered CD. The 5.1 mix is revelatory. ... more
David Bowie: Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars        (1 of 2 found this review helpful)
  October 23, 2003

This is the best Bowie album, from start to finish. The multichannel effects are pretty good--a bit more than "ambient," yet not as "placed" as you hear on "DSOTM" "Avalon" or "Sea Change." Fun stuff. --------------- After a couple of listens, and listening to other stuff I have, I'm going to ... more
Roxy Music: Avalon        (4 of 4 found this review helpful)
  October 23, 2003

Stunningly incredible. After reading reviews for months, I picked this up yesterday and listened to it twice last night. It was everything I thought it would be, and more. If you've got a multichannel setup, you need to get this SACD right away.

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