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  March 30, 2012

From Wish You Were Here to Ommadawn, always one of the best sounding disks on Vinyl and so its not suprising the SACD sounds as good as it does. Not as warm, as Wish You Were here but the recording always had more sparkles than others. Still, that doesn't mean fuzzed electric guitar doesnt sound ... more
Pink Floyd: Wish You Were Here        (6 of 6 found this review helpful)
  March 30, 2012

This disc really has that natural analogue sound you get from Vinyl, exquisite detail without glare. The acoustic guitar strings on Wish You Were Here have body, the background vocalists can be heard as sperate voices, I've never heard their voices as a whole before, and its been achieved without an ... more
Queen: A Night at the Opera      (1 of 6 found this review helpful)
  March 25, 2012

SACD's were made for analogue 70's rock. Why did I not jump on this straight away!
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 - Furtwängler        (3 of 11 found this review helpful)
  January 24, 2011

There should be a review for this. This is a limited edition print and anybody reading this review should hoover a copy up before the pressings run out. After two years, this recording has stood the test of time. It is a great test of a good system. Anybodies HiFi can play Livingston Taylors "Ink" ... more
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 - Karajan (1962)        (2 of 9 found this review helpful)
  January 24, 2011

"No one-liners please!" Ok, two lines then. The recording is OK, very much the DG of the time, and yes its better than the CD, but I'm still not entirely happy with it. Regardless, how can anyone listen to Karajan's 9th after Furtwangler? Get the Dreamlife DSD Mono of Furtwanglers 9th and be done ... more

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