User Details - anduandi

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  Musical preferences:
(Progressive)Rock, Pop, Jazz, Classical
  Neuss, Germany
  Cyrus 5 Amplifier
Event Horizon II (formerly of Heco, modification by Clockwork audio, Cologne, Germany
Sony SCD - XB 940 SACD-Player
Sony DVP NS 900 SACD/DVD-Player
Sony DTC-57 NS Dat-Recorder
Rega Planar P2 Turntable, Goldring 1042 cartridge.
Sennheiser HD 600 Headphones, Sennheiser HD 800 Headphones, AKG 701 Headphones
Lehmann audio Black cube linear Headphone Amplifier, Cardas Headphone Cable.
The first five components were tuned by Clockwork audio, Cologne, Germany - Thanks to Volker Bajorat who finally made my system sound right.

Found: 3

Elton John: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road        (2 of 5 found this review helpful)
  August 2, 2005

I have to agree to my predecessor. If this was my first SA-CD it would have probably been my last. It is one of the worst sounding SA-CDs I have ever heard (I relate to the stereo-layer as I am not multi-channeled). I was very disappointed by this. Captain Fantastic sounds much better to these ears. ... more
  January 31, 2005

I agree to my predecessor as far as the music is concerned. Sonically I must say it's a big disappointment to me. I doesn't sound clear and dynamic as it should but flat. There's hardly a difference between the cd and the sa-cd-layer (I only hear in the stereo mode !). I think it's the record ... more
Peter Frampton: Frampton Comes Alive!      (3 of 4 found this review helpful)
  November 9, 2004

I am very unsatisfied with this SACD edition. The sonics are flat and the sound is sharp and annoying to listen to especially when you hear it at a high volume level or with headphones. OK, it's a 70ies live recording but wouldn't it have been worth the effort to create a more vinyl-like sound ? I ... more

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How many of us are listening strictly to stereo SACD only?
April 14, 2008
Stereo only. ... more
Your ultimate SACD new releases - 3 wishes
February 1, 2007
1. Renaissance's first 6 albums (from the original master tapes !) 2. Yes back catalogue 3. Steely Dan (the remaining albums) 4. Wish you were here... ok, only three ;-) Achim ... more
What happened to the Steely Dan and Genesis Titles?
December 4, 2005
And I guess that's it. Universal has shelved the project so far. The Steely Dan SA-CDs were deleted from their "upcoming releases"-site in summer 2004. Universal is not that interested in SA-CDs anymore as far as the pop/rock and jazz productions are concerned. Unfortunately ! Achim ... more
Xmas SA-CDs
December 4, 2005
I expect to get my "Charlie Brown Christmas" next week. I ordered it at I paid $ 17.15 (shipping to Germany incl.). That's a fair price I think. Merry Christmas ! Achim ... more
Jamie Cullum - new album on SA-CD ?
September 24, 2005
Does anybody know if the new album by Jamie Cullum "Catching tales" is planned for SA-CD release like "Twentysomething" ? Achim ... more