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  James Reid
  Former recording engineer with CBC Radio, Vancouver.
  Vancouver, BC
  It's complicated.
Both consumer and recording production gear.
Analogue and digital.

I enjoyed receivers with digital signal processing for a number of years, until I had
some kind retrograde brain spasm and find myself now in the mid 70s early 80s again.
A few years on eBay and many thousands of dollars later,
I now do a lot of my music listening in the analogue domain as I did back then.
LPs, CD-4, open reel tape, and analogue outs from my Oppo 105 and 105D.
(Also own the 83 and 9 3which can still play my SACD-R discs.)

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Discussion: Guerre & Paix/War & Peace: 1614-1714 - Savall
July 7, 2015
It was just a guess. Just never expected acoustic sourced noise on the basis of the very clean sounding audio on all the other 13 Savall SACDs I own. ... more
Discussion: Guerre & Paix/War & Peace: 1614-1714 - Savall
July 6, 2015
A new response from Eric Guillemaud of Alia Vox today: "the noises that we can hear is not of electric nature. This is the noise made by the chorus members when they rises from their noisy seats (this was a live recording at the Royal Chapel in Versailles). Many other noises have been deleted, but these ones were simply too loud." So, problem ... more
Discussion: Guerre & Paix/War & Peace: 1614-1714 - Savall
June 20, 2015
I heard from Eric Guillemaud at Alia Vox today. I think what they are going to do is offer to send me another set. What else can they do? Sigh...just what I need...3 defective copies. ... more
Discussion: Guerre & Paix/War & Peace: 1614-1714 - Savall
June 18, 2015
I would like to recommend this set, but can not. On the last 3 tracks of CD 02 of Handel - Jubilate Deo - O Be Joyful, HWV 279 there are intrusive noises which sound electrical in nature. ( beginning at 03:01 on track 24 lasting 4 seconds) These are evident on the CD layer as well as the SACD Stereo and MC layer. I have bought 2 copies from Amazon ... more
Discussion: Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 - Eschenbach
June 13, 2015
^^^ Published on May 10, 2008 ... more