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Steven Wilson: Hand. Cannot. Erase
(5 of 5 found this review helpful)
March 15, 2015
This is a review of the multi-channel LPCM only. This is a masterpiece of surround supporting some very good material by Steven Wilson. I will start with the strengths, followed by the nits. Strengths: There's a good chance that everything that got 5 stars to this point will need to be downgraded ...
Bryan Adams: Reckless
(5 of 6 found this review helpful)
November 27, 2014
The sound in multichannel and stereo is very good. MCH bass is a tad light but from midrange and higher it's great. It's not an aggressive mix with the rear channels proving a nice fill to the mostly frontal emphasis. Stereo seems to have better bass. Both versions provide great clarity. I ...
Stan Getz and Charlie Byrd: Jazz Samba
(3 of 3 found this review helpful)
September 6, 2013
What is it about some music that seems best suited to group listening? Is it because of the movie where the sleazy bachelor claps his hands causing the lights to dim as a record falls onto the platter (and its inevitably Latin jazz) while the impressionable young woman looks on? Or is it that other ...
Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde - Reiner
June 13, 2013
The previous reviews pretty well sum up the excellent playing and overall excellent sonics of this recording. I do note one slight issue on my system and that is the constant low sub woofer rumble on track 6. Not present on the other tracks, but it's there on 6. It's as if the orchestra next door ...
Patsy Cline: Greatest Hits
(6 of 6 found this review helpful)
June 13, 2013
Cline's big hits were always favorites of mine ever since I can remember. I was ambivalent about this issue because this is a flat transfer from the original master used for the Greatest Hits compilation. (Flat transfer? Seems like anyone can do that! Also I was concerned these might be other than ...