Source from crappy Japanese dub tapes, this release is ear piercing, horribly EQ'd. These SHM discs are a joke except for a select few sourced in the UK. One of the biggest ripoffs I have ever seen considering the prices they charge.
The original vinyl and DCC CD's smoke these SACD's. Not sure what went wrong here, but these are the worst sounding Analogue Productions discs I own, and I have dozens of their jazz reissues in my collection. The thin sound left me scratching my head.
Please tell me this is not a sign of things to ... more