BOB DYLAN: Finjan Club

They tell us…. At the time this legendary Bob Dylan gig was performed, his debut record had been in the shops just four months, and Dylan was still a virtual unknown in circles outside of the Greenwich Village folk community. But in the summer of 1962, Terri van Ronk, wife of the late great Village […]

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A Measurement that Says Something – test review

When we first heard rumors that Shure Brothers was about to unleash something called “trackability” on the audio world, our reaction was mainly one of indifference. We already had loudspeakers with listenability, tape recorders with portability, and amplifiers with stability and dependability. Trackability, we figured, was just another clever sales gimmick; a catchy word that […]

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EELS: Wonderful, Glorious (2CD)

They tell us…. EELS have had one of the most consistently acclaimed careers in music. The ever-changing project of principal singer/songwriter Mark Oliver Everett, aka E, EELS have released nine studio albums since their 1996 debut, Beautiful Freak. Mojo Magazine calls Everett “a member of rock’s very own League of Extraordinary Gentlemen,” while legendary troubadour […]

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John Cale and Terry Riley: Church of Anthrax (CD)

They tell us….. Digitally remastered edition of this 1971 album from the groundbreaking Alt-Rock icon and former co-leader of The Velvet Underground. Comes housed in a miniature LP sleeve. The droning, improvised rock style of John Cale’s collaboration with minimalist composer, Terry Riley, reveals Cale’s avant garde roots. Before the Velvet Underground Cale was prominent […]

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David Bowie: The Man Who Fell To Earth (40th Anniversary) Collector’s Edition (4Blu-ray) – NEW RELEASE

Nicolas Roeg’s iconic science fiction odyssey, The Man Who Fell to Earth, has been stunningly restored in 4k to mark the 40th anniversary of this cult classic. Featuring a startling and era defining lead performance from David Bowie in his debut feature role and based on the cult novel by Walter Tevis, The Man Who […]

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Family – Fearless – Original Recording Remastered (2CD)

Classic 1971 Family album remastered from original tapes and now featuring bonus disc. Growing out of the R&B boom of the early 60s, Family’s sound evolved into a unique mix of progressive rock, blues, folk, jazz, psychedelia and high energy rock n roll built around the distinctive vocals of frontman Roger Chapman, Charlie Whitney’s innovative […]

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Pat Metheny: The Orchestrion Project (2CD)

They tell us…. In 2010, 19-time Grammy Award winner Pat Metheny took his musical exploration to a new territory with his Orchestrion, a computer controlled mini-orchestra capable of responding to his touch on guitar. After releasing the Orchestrion record, Metheny and his ‘band’ hit the road, playing over 100 concerts around the world, culminating with […]

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Graham Nash: Reflections (3 CD Set)

They tell us…. The set moves pretty much chronologically, beginning with the pop hits Nash scored in the 1960s with British Invasion heroes the Hollies before moving on to his work with Crosby, Stills & Nash (and sometimes Young), as well as the Crosby & Nash side project, and of course, Nash’s solo recordings. Nash […]

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Trader Horn – Morning Way (CD)

Originally released on Pye’s alt-label Dawn, Trader Horne’s ‘Morning Way’ is widely agreed to be one of the unsung musical treasures of the 70s. Judy Dyble (ex Fairport Convention / Giles, Giles & Fripp, amongst others) and Jackie McAuley (Them) formed Trader Horne in 1969, naming their group – so the legend goes! – after […]

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Bachman-Turner OverdriveTaking Care On The Highway – Chicago Broadcast 1974 (CD)

PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED 1974 BACHMAN-TURNER OVERDRIVE BROADCAST Former members of The Guess Who, Randy Bachman and Chad Allan, along with Randy s drumming brother Robbie Bachman – came together as Brave Belt in the fall of 1971 and in so doing sowed the seeds of one of Canada s longest surviving and most successful groups, Bachman-Turner […]

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CONSTELLATION AUDIO:

Constellation Audio was founded on the premise that one cannot create something extraordinary through slavish adherence to established methods. When tradition is the best path, we embrace it. When new technology is necessary to achieve the performance we want, we invent it. When we find a radical circuit topology that delivers a substantial advance in […]

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The Modern Jazz Quartet, Pyramid (180 gram Vinyl LP)

They tell us…. Re-mastering by: Ray Staff at Air Mastering, Lyndhurst Hall, London With such a tight group as the MJQ is is impossible to single out individual musicians which probably accounts for their long lived success.This is a strong recording from the Modern Jazz Quartet, with inventive versions of John Lewis’ “Vendome,” Ray Brown’s […]

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