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Traffic: John Barleycorn Must Die      (1 of 1 found this review helpful)
  January 5, 2011

The original tapes seem to be lacking the higher frequencies, leading to a lack of clear tones, so this is not of the same quality as the recent Fairport Convention : Liege and Lief SHM-SACD, but I dont regret buying this.
Wishbone Ash: Argus      (1 of 2 found this review helpful)
  January 5, 2011

I didn't know this album, or Wishbone Ash, before this arrived. The songs are good for the time they were written in. Some beautiful high-frequency details and a great feeling of immediacy. Excellent SACD transfer.
The Who: Who's Next      (1 of 1 found this review helpful)
  December 11, 2010

Of SACDs I have been mostly impressed with DSD recordings. I have reasonable expectations of analogue masters, so I didn't have great hopes for this. I put this on, turned the volume up and was very impressed. Whatever anybody else says about compression or some other technical detail, heard or ... more
Miles Davis: You're Under Arrest      (2 of 2 found this review helpful)
  May 4, 2010

I saw Miles several times when he performed "Time After Time" in the 80s. I have always loved his performance of the song, though I didn't love my CD of it. At last I have a recording that I can revel in, which feels so much closer to the spirit of the concerts I heard. The disc is worth the price ... more

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