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Weezer: Weezer (Blue Album)
(4 of 4 found this review helpful)
January 15, 2015
One of the wonderful things about Mofi is their eclectic selection of Albums. I nearly fell off my chair when I saw they had done this one. This is a great album, though not one that would necessarily appeal to the boomers that probably represent the majority of the SACD buying public. I won't bang ...
Phoebe Snow: Phoebe Snow
(1 of 2 found this review helpful)
December 16, 2014
Analogue Productions decision to give this album the SACD treatment seems an odd one to me. Phoebe has not been anything close to being a major artist. Tagged as a folky, jazzy, up and comer when this album first came out back in 1974. Her initial potential slipping away because caring for her ...
The Pretenders: Pretenders
(7 of 7 found this review helpful)
December 16, 2014
What a shock this one was when I put it on. I was expecting something at least vaguely reminiscent of the thin and trebly sounding presentation of yore. That is not what you get here. There is an excellent rundown of the remastering history of this album over on Amazon.com by a chap named Wayne ...
Hall & Oates: Private Eyes
(4 of 5 found this review helpful)
December 9, 2014
For Starters this is a excellent transfer from Rob Loverde at Mofi. Love it or hate it this has that classic 80's pop production. The recording was cleaned and buffed to within an inch of it's life back when it was recorded. If you like your music with an organic presentation look elsewhere. There ...
Bob Dylan: New Morning
(5 of 6 found this review helpful)
December 5, 2014
I feel a bit like Mr Jones when contemplating this.... The first point to note is that this IS NOT labelled as an 'Original Master Recording'. When the first run of Dylan SACD's were done all those years ago this title was not one of them and it now looks like there was a technical reason for this. ...