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  Funky Monkey
  The funkiest monkey there ever was.
  West Midlands, UK
  5.1 system:
Sony BDP S470
Onkyo 805 receiver for amplification
Tannoy Sensys DC2 for front pair
Tannoy Sensys DC1 for rear pair
Tannoy Sensys DCC for centre speaker
Velodyne VX10 subwoofer

2.0 system:
Pioneer 600AV
Marantz PM4400 amp
Tannoy MX2 speakers

Found: 4

Pamela Thorby: Garden of Early Delights        (2 of 15 found this review helpful)
  July 22, 2008

The music is certainly not my cup of tea, and I don't think this disk benefits greatly, if at all from being on SACD, and certainly not from being multi-channel, given that it is just two instruments playing infront of you, neither of which require high-resolution to reproduce their sound. Having ... more
Silje Nergaard: Nightwatch        (2 of 2 found this review helpful)
  January 28, 2008

I got this after a personal recoomendation from a non-SACD friend, i.e. purely for the music. I am not a jazz man, but I do like folksy jazz by the likes of Norah Jones and Feist. Alos, I have heard some jazz, especially by female singers, on the Linn label on SACD. Therefore, I feel I am in a ... more
Billy Joel: The Stranger      (2 of 5 found this review helpful)
  January 9, 2008

Just got this album for under £7 brand new from amazon uk. :-) The multi-channel mix is a bit heavy on the rears in some songs. I know this gives greater chance for each instrument to stand out but too artificial for me. Regardign the comment about this giving an in-the-studio feel...only if you ... more
The Rolling Stones: More Hot Rocks (Big Hits and Fazed Cookies)        (3 of 4 found this review helpful)
  December 30, 2007

I received this recently thanks to a's 2nd hand sale shop. Bargain at UK£10. The discs are stereo hybrid, so not multi-channel mix. This is fine as this is how the songs were originally recorded. The instruments are spread nicely between the speakers so there is a feeling of air between ... more

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