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  Site review by Geohominid September 5, 2014

Alba's striking cover has a cartoon by Swedish artist and want-to-be Finnish Alsele Gallén-Kallila. Staring at us from left to right are the scowling, raddled faces of Gallén-Kallila himself, composer Oskar Merikanto, composer-conductor Robert Kajanus and composer Jean Sibelius. These students met ... more
Steven Wilson: The Raven That Refused To Sing (And Other Stories)      (5 of 5 found this review helpful)
  Review by Laird-o September 4, 2014

This is one of those recordings that gets better and better with repeated listening. The sound is signature Steven Wilson, lush and layered. Overall, the music is harmonically complex and manages to be dissonant in all the right places. It rarely gets boring, but it is also not the kind of music ... more
Dan Gibson: Thunderstorm        (3 of 3 found this review helpful)
  Review by Rhinojack September 4, 2014

I bought this 'cause I don't own any non-musical SACD's and I thought that this would be interesting as I like weather. Indeed this recording is something else. No instruments except for natures own. For a little over 54 minutes, one can transform their location to a woodland lake surrounded by ... more
Free: Free Live!      (0 of 2 found this review helpful)
  Review by Rickko September 4, 2014

In early 1971, Free had concluded a major concert tour and the band members were in the process of breaking apart as a group. A number of concert dates were recorded and Island Records, the label for the band, decides to rush release a live album (with one studio recording tacked on at the end of ... more
Miles Davis: Sketches of Spain        (5 of 5 found this review helpful)
  Review by analogue September 4, 2014

This is a classic releases by Davis and Evans and has easily stayed fresh over the many years. If you're familiar with the album you don't need me to explain what sort of music it is. For a sound quality review I compared the new Mofi sacd with the earlier Sony sacd and a vinyl record source I ... more

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