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Supertramp: Breakfast in America      (5 of 5 found this review helpful)
  December 9, 2013

Listening to this SACD now, and I can certainly confirm everyone else’s glowing plaudits. I’ll likely listen again tomorrow to verify my initial findings, but at first blush, this is, without reservation, the finest-sounding version of “Breakfast in America” I’ve ever heard. The word that pops ... more
Poco: Pickin' Up The Pieces        (4 of 6 found this review helpful)
  October 16, 2013

Not much needs be said about the artistic merit or historical importance of Poco's seminal "Pickin' Up the Pieces." I think it's pretty safe to say that the genre we've come to know as country-rock would not sound as it does without it. I think "landmark" is a pretty apt desciption of the ... more

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Discussion: John Lennon: Plastic Ono Band
January 16, 2015
Keep in mind that the SHM-SACD uses the original mix, while the MFSL is the Yoko-approved 2000 remix, so that alone might account for some of the differences you heard. In this case, you aren't really comparing apples to apples. ... more
Any other passions in life besides music?
June 10, 2014
Cool videos, Lute! Thanks for sharing those. The Cocos are gorgeous. It would be nice to get there one day! :) ... more
Discussion: Steve Winwood: Arc of a Diver
June 9, 2014
I have the disc, and at first, it sounded just a bit bright but otherwise pretty good. Maybe not worth the $45 I paid for it, but still decidedly above average. The more I listen to it, however, the more I like it. It's debatable whether a flat transfer was the way to go for this particular album, but to my ears, the results overall seem to justify ... more
Blu spec
June 7, 2014
Personally, I don't find a neglible price difference between SHM and redbook. Usually the difference is $15-$20. And for that price gap, I'll go standard redbook almost every time. But that's just me. ... more
Any other passions in life besides music?
June 7, 2014
I love marine biology, particularly the study of sharks. The ocean and its denizens are a big passion of mine. I minored in marine biology when I was in college and have traveled to South Australia twice and Nothern California once to observe great whites. When my wife and I retire, I might make it three! ... more